Lloyds Banking Group

Security Analyst - Open to flexible working

3 days left

Location
Edinburgh
Salary
£35,656 - £46,500 per annum
Posted
06 May 2022
Closes
20 May 2022
Ref
071694
Contact
Lloyds Banking Group
Role
IT
Contract Type
Permanent

Lloyds Banking Group (LBG)is aiming to be both the best bank for customers as well as the bank of the future - where we can meet ever-changing customer needs and help Britain prosper.

Want to hear more?

We're looking for a Security Analyst within our Digital Forensic & Incident Response (DFIR) team to support across one of our three core services; Incident Response, Forensic Investigations and Threat Hunting. The DFIR team's primary purpose is to ensure the integrity of the Lloyds Banking Group corporate network whilst maintaining situational awareness. This is achieved by providing incident response to security events by means of data analysis for which forensic investigation is often warranted; furthermore, by capturing and processing this raw data to facilitate its interpretation into useful intelligence that can be used to advise on the improvement of security controls or used during Threat Hunting.

Your key accountabilities will include;

  • Lead your own workload efficiently, keeping all customers engaged and updated when working on an incident, including confirming timescales of activity, and sticking to it
  • Complete comprehensive and robust investigation of the case or task assigned, ensuring where an active threat has been identified that actions are taken in a timely and effective manner
  • Take a risk based approach to work you're leading in order to not introduce/increase the risk without the right risk assessment and agreements
  • Identify shortcomings and suggesting improvements to existing processes and procedures, then deliver a plan for remediation
  • Maintain the highest levels of confidentiality ensuring that information is shared only with the appropriate internal teams
  • Seek opportunities to develop and build knowledge - takes ownership of own development focusing on both short and longer term development
  • Keep yourself up to date with changes to the external threat landscape and how that impacts the team
  • Support other members of the team where you can to build teamwork and support their development

About you;

You'll need to have a proven technical background with experience in at least one of the three disciplines detailed above, as well as significant and in depth knowledge of specific Cyber Security applications and/ or processes. The candidate would also be encouraged to act as a Subject Matter Expert ("SME") for security incidents and is 'on point' to provide support and guidance as the need arises.

Capabilities (essential):

  • Good knowledge and understanding of Windows and Linux operating systems, as well as TCP/IP and underlying network protocols
  • Knowledge and experience of investigating using any Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR) and Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) toolsets
  • Knowledge of any scripting languages (e.g. Python, Perl, Shell, VBA)
  • Demonstrable detailed and analytical approach to problem solving with the ability to resolve specific security issues or events
  • Diagnostic skills and an ability to analyse technical information from various sources
  • Knowledge of threats from both internal and external sources
  • Produce quality and timely reporting for incidents and forensic investigations

Capabilities (desirable):

  • Knowledge of CISSP, CISM, GIAC, CEH and similar security related qualifications
  • Good understanding of other technologies (e.g. firewalls, proxies, IDS/IPS)
  • Experience of performing analysis during security incidents to support the response procedures

What will you get in return?

You'd also get a benefits package that includes;

  • A performance related discretionary bonus
  • Generous pension contribution
  • 28 Days leave plus bank holidays
  • A flexible cash pot (4% of base salary) to spend on benefits
  • Private health cover
  • Wider corporate benefits and perks

As a new colleague, you'll join us on our journey to build a 21st century bank that reflects modern Britain, and craft an inclusive culture where all colleagues feel encouraged and valued.

We're committed to building a workforce which reflects the diversity of the customers and communities we serve, and to building an inclusive environment where all our colleagues can be themselves and succeed on merit. We support the principles of agile working and are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. We're an equal opportunity employer and deeply value diversity within our organisation.

So if you possess the skills we're seeking then get in touch, we'd love to hear from you.

Together we make it possible.

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