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2nd Line Cyber Security Analyst

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Recruiter: Airbus
Listed on: 3rd August
Location: Newport
Salary/Rate: £38,000 - £45,000
Type: Permanent


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

We are passionate about cyber security. If you share our passion, we want to speak with you.


The role of the 2nd Line Analyst (or Lead Engineer) 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, ensuring that all customer SLAs are met.

Tasks and Accountabilities

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.

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

You will be expected to be able to present and write professional reports to key stakeholders and exercise good time management.

  • 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 are responded to in accordance with established SOC work instructions

  • Maintain currency in security concepts, tools and best practices.

  • Produce reports & vulnerability/trending analysis as requested by UK SOC Mgr or 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.

Experience and Qualifications

We are looking for someone who has previous experience working within a cyber SOC team as an analyst

You will also have a passion for what you do and enjoy problem solving


  • 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)

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,  these  positions  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

What Airbus can offer you:

In return we can offer a competitive remuneration package; an ever growing list of company benefits including enhanced pay for maternity, adoption and shared parental leave and strong career development options across our transnational, market leading company.

Many of our staff work flexibly in many different ways, including part-time. Please talk to us at interview about the flexibility you need. We can't promise to give you exactly what you want, but we do promise not to judge you for asking.

Please let us know if you need us to make any reasonable adjustments for the selection process - you can share this with the Recruitment Business Partner who gets in touch if you are invited to interview. Examples of this may include (but is not exclusive to) accessible facilities; auxiliary aids; room layout etc. Any information disclosed will be treated in the strictest confidence.



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/7674/531723349
Job ID: 3125749

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