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Cyber Security Analyst

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Recruiter: Airbus
Listed on: 3rd August
Location: UK
Salary/Rate: £45,000
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a 2nd Line Cyber Security Analyst within Airbus Cyber Security in Newport.

You will be required to work as part of the SOC team ensuring all SOC operational tasks are completed on time and work tickets updated/closed with satisfactory technical details included.

The 2nd Line Analyst will be comfortable at a technical level, often being required to attend technical workshops and customer briefings/service reviews.

All Analysts are expected to be able to present and write professional reports to key stakeholders and exercise good time management.

You will work from Airbus Defence and Space offices, Newport, South Wales, with occasional requirements for business travel within the UK and abroad.

Because of the nature of work undertaken, persons are required to meet special nationality rules and therefore these vacancies are only open to sole British Citizens. If you meet this criteria you will also undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum DV level

Tasks and Accountabilities

The role of the 2nd Line Analyst is to be an escalation point for all SOC operational activity. The successful candidate will be responsible for the day to day monitoring of multiple security devices, including SIEM, IDS/IPS etc, ensuring that all customer SLAs are met..

  • When required, perform initial triage/identification of ‘Events of Interest' using the SOC toolsets.
  • Complete analysis/correlation of 'Events of Interest' to identify incidents ensuring that all events, events of interest, exceptions & incidents are responded to in accordance with established SOC work instructions, including remedial action/recommendations.  
  • Complete post incident reporting. Responsible for SOC work instructions, ensuring they are reviewed & amended. 
  • Maintain currency in security concepts, tools and best practices. 
  • Produce reports (as per templates) & vulnerability/trending analysis as requested by UK SOC Mgr or key stakeholders.
  • Present & review reports to internal & external key stakeholders. 
  • Complete tooling configuration changes including, but not limited to filters/tuning/dashboards as authorised.
  • Carry out minor tool maintenance as directed by SOC lead engineer.

Skills and Experience

As a Cyber Analysts specialist, you will be expected to be able to present and write professional reports to key stakeholders and exercise good time management, as well as working as part of a team
We are looking for someone with the following skills and qualifications:

  • TCP/IP Fundamentals
  • ITIL Fundamentals (or equivalent)
  • CompTIA Security (or equivalent)
  • CompTIA Network (or equivalent)
  • Wireshark Packet Analysis
  • SIEM Administrator/Analyst
  • SANS SEC401: Security Essentials (or equivalent)
  • SANS SEC503: Intrusion Detection in-depth (or equivalent)
  • SANS SEC504: Hacker Tools, Techniques, Exploits and Incident Handling (or equivalent)


  • Ethical Hacker (CEH)
  • Cisco Certified Network Associate CCNA
  • FIAHMG - Fundamentals of Information Assurance in HMG (leading to CCP)
  • CREST (Registered Intrusion Analyst)  (CRIA)
  • SANS SEC501: Advanced Security Essentials

About the Cyber Team

Airbus Cyber Security is a European specialist in cyber security. Our mission is to protect governments, military and essential national infrastructure enterprises from cyber threats.
We are over 700 experts based across our main locations in France, Germany and the UK, each with a Security Operating Centre, we also operate in the US and the Middle East.
We provide a global cyber defence approach that aims to protect, detect and respond to cyber threats with a portfolio including managed security services, industrial control system offerings, encryption, key management and consultancy services.

Our goal: Protect our customers and support their needs with cyber security products.
We are passionate about cyber security. If you share our passion, we want to speak with you.

What can Airbus offer you?

This role can provide challenging tasks in a company with some of the most creative cyber security technology and services across and outside of Europe
We can offer you all of this and more...

  • Exciting development opportunities and perspectives within Airbus as a global player
  • An attractive company pension scheme
  • Airbus Group success share scheme
  • An extensive range of additional benefits
  • Flexible working hours

We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, colour, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, or veteran status. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.

This job requires an awareness of any potential compliance risks and a commitment to act with integrity, as the foundation for the Company's success, reputation and sustainable growth

By submitting your CV or application you are consenting to Airbus using and storing information about you for monitoring purposes relating to your application or future employment. This information will only be used by Airbus.
Airbus is committed to achieving workforce diversity and creating an inclusive working environment. We welcome all applications irrespective of social and cultural background, age, gender, disability, sexual orientation or religious belief.

At Airbus, we support you to work, connect and collaborate more easily and flexibly. Wherever possible, we foster flexible working arrangements to stimulate innovative thinking.

Contact Name: Airbus
Reference: TJ/7674/531694216
Job ID: 3125671

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