Lead Security Operations Analyst

Posted on 25/11/2020
Ref #BBHH182
  • £75000 - £80000 per annum + + 20% bonus + Benefits
  • Hampshire
  • IT Support

Lead Security Operations Analyst - £75,000-£80,000 per annum + 20% Bonus - Full time, Permanent

Our client, an Enterprise client and nationally recognised and prestigious organisation, based in Hampshire, are currently hiring for a Lead Security Operations Analyst to own responsibility for the ongoing monitoring of all cybersecurity tools, leading the resolution of any IT security breaches and remediating any identified security risks.


  • Oversee the detection of vulnerabilities by ensuring scans are completed according to schedule for the defined in scope assets.
  • Interacting with managed security service providers where applicable as well as overseeing the reporting of identified vulnerabilities to relevant teams
  • Use vulnerability and remediation data to inform key security stakeholders of the status and improvement over time
  • Influence the way that threats and vulnerabilities are managed to drive improvement of end-to-end security
  • Expand and maintain an in-depth knowledge of principal cyber security threat actors and creating reports consumable by a variety of stakeholders across the organisation.
  • Lead the prioritisation, validation, analysis and correlation of threat information to identify existing and emerging threats
  • Lead continuous improvement activities to manage and measure security posture across the organisation, shaping metrics supporting the risk priorities decision making process.
  • Overseeing the identification of issues from operational IT security services, ensuring that risks are reported to Information Security and supporting in the co-ordination of remediation activities
  • Lead the maintenance of Security Operations processes, technology and service responsibilities
  • Drive and support the application of the end-to-end security process.
  • Drive governance of SecOps and operational IT teams in the wider organisation to ensure the security requirements of the business are being met.
  • Maintain visibility of performance, issues and areas for improvement across Security Operations to define the strategic direction in collaboration with the CISO.


  • Strong and proven relevant experience in Security Operations, in an enterprise environment
  • Strong knowledge of standard methods/systems for analysis and prioritisation of vulnerabilities
  • Understanding and practical application of cyber security standards and frameworks
  • Knowledge, understanding and application of cyber attack frameworks
  • Strong knowledge of attacker tools, tactics and techniques, including privilege escalation, persistence and lateral movement techniques, common malware and exploit tools and techniques
  • Knowledge of how to manage cyber security risks and issues within a large or complex organisation
  • Stakeholder management and interpersonal skills at both a technical and non-technical level
  • Ability to translate issues arising from security operations into risk
  • Extensive knowledge of security relevant data, including network protocols, ports, and common services such as TCP/IP protocols and application layer protocols
  • Experience in building, developing and maintaining a Threat Intelligence and/or Vulnerability Management function
  • Previous experience with vulnerability scanning and management technology

This is a full time, permanent position working Monday-Friday, 9am-5.30pm. Occasional UK travel required.

Our client offers an excellent remuneration and benefits package and excellent career progression prospects.

Please apply online to be considered.

Please apply online for consideration.

Lead Security Operations Analyst - £75,000-£80,000 per annum + 20% Bonus - Full time, Permanent

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