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Principal Threat Hunting Analyst
Our client are experts in defence, aerospace, security and related markets. They draw on extensive technical knowledge and intellectual property to provide the know-how and support to solve some of the world's most challenging problems. Their people make the critical difference to important customers by providing unique approaches to problem solving. Why don't you join some of the world's finest scientific and technical minds and help make tomorrow work today?
As the organisation continues to grow into new markets around the world, there's never been a more exciting time to join. The formula for success is an appetite for innovation, courage to take on a wide variety of complex challenges and motivated people who work to deliver the best possible solutions to partners. Joining this market-leading company offers an opportunity to work on highly technical cutting edge projects, enabling customers to protect, improve and advance their vital interests.
Working here is more than just a job - as an innovative science and technology company, the organisation solves their customer's most challenging problems and many of the projects you will work on are of national importance. Everything is focused on defending sovereign capability, protecting lives and securing the vital interests of customers.
This is an exciting opportunity to develop and lead the new Threat Hunting capability at the heart of our client's threat hunting service. This capability is part of a portfolio of cyber security services provided by the Enterprise Cyber business to internal and external clients.
In this role you'll proactively search for and detect advanced persistent threats as well as develop and lead a team to do this by coaching more junior cyber analysts. A key part of the position will be to develop our client's threat hunting capability maturity from Level 1 to Level 2 and beyond.
You will have a true passion for cyber security, and a relentless desire to stay ahead of the adversaries, evidenced by significant continuous professional development throughout your career. We're looking for someone with an ability to drive forward the capability and have a desire to lead individuals with varying levels of experience.
As one of our client's Senior / Principal Analysts, previous experience within a dedicated, specialist Threat Hunting team is essential and any relevant market domain experience (e.g. Government, Critical National Infrastructure, Defence) would be a distinct advantage.
This is not a shift or night working role.
This role will involve a wide range of responsibilities which may include:
Capabilities / Knowledge
We're ideally looking for someone with a strong mix of technical 'hand-on' skills as well as the leadership qualities to drive our service forward. If your previous experience is more orientated to technical roles rather than leadership (and vice-versa), we still want to hear from you!