Senior Security Analyst (Cyber)

Senior Security Analyst (Cyber)

Edinburgh | Salary negotiable | Permanent

Published: 11.09.23 Ref: BBBH44107_1694430199

Senior Security Analyst required to join a tech success story in Edinburgh. You will be working on developing world-class products and services in a hugely innovative environment.

The company:

They are a global tech business, who have scaled up greatly since 2009. With around 3,000 employees globally, they are continuing to grow and have experienced 97% growth last year (with similar expected again this).

Based out of Edinburgh, they have 400 tech staff in the UK and are currently growing across Software (Management, Developers, Data and QA). They operate in the most modern of environments, utilising the likes of Python, Java, AWS, Kubernetes, Terraform, React, Typescript and more.

Innovation is key to everything they do, and you will have a lot of autonomy to build cutting edge technology and platforms that will impact people on a global scale. This role is a new position in the business and is in place to only heighten the security across tech.

They currently operate across a hybrid model, ideally two days a week in the Edinburgh office. The benefits include multiple, very lucrative bonuses as well as exceptional holidays and all the perks of a modern office you could ask for.

The role:

This position has a real focus on cloud, and you will be responsible for early and accurate detection, response and containment of threats directed against the environment. This role requires advanced skills in intrusion detection and threat hunting to identify credible risks/adversaries to proprietary and sensitive data before a potential breach.

You will be required to have prior experience of incident management and large-scale response to a critical event, as well as prior experience of incident commander response. You will additionally need to have really good cloud knowledge and exposure, with OSCP certification a real bonus. The business is looking for inquisitive minds; someone who can look at problems and come up with forward thinking solutions, whilst not having their hand-held (no micromanagement). It's a really good environment for a bright mind wishing to develop further.

Key skills required:

** A number of years experience working in Cybersecurity operations and incident response

** Strong cloud knowledge and assessment of MITRE ATT&CK tactics

** Knowledge of Security and Event Management tools (SIEM)

** Cloud Incident Management and Forensics (i.e. GCFR, GIAC, SANS)

** Proficiency with both macOS and Windows systems

** Programming/scripting experience (bash, Python, PowerShell)

Package & Office/Location:

You can expect all the perks of a modern software company, including: a stunning custom-built office in the city centre, breakout rooms, pool tables, regular social events, top of the range kit and a very flexible approach to working hours and indeed, work life balance.

The package on offer is very strong and one of the best I have seen in Edinburgh. We are able to offer a strong base salary as well as a high bonus scheme, share options (flexible) and other flexible benefits.

This is a unique opportunity in Scotland right now and if you are a Senior Security Analyst keen to make your mark in a leading tech company, get in touch with Hamish at Cathcart Technology for a more detailed conversation.


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