Cyber Vulnerability/ Threat Intelligence Analyst

Sanderson Government & Defence
14 Sep 2017
12 Oct 2017
Contract Type

Cyber Vulnerability/ Threat Intelligence Analyst

My client, a financial services provider in the City are actively looking for an experience Cyber Security analyst to join their payments and or Vulnerability management programs. This is an exciting time to join them as them embark on a company wide over haul of these key areas.

Key technical skills:

    • You will demonstrate a thorough knowledge of cyber security risks within financial services
    • A broad understanding of relevant legislation and regulation affecting cyber risk within financial services and the relevant risk management frameworks.
    • Knowledge of emerging technologies and associated vulnerabilities and risks
    • Thorough understanding of cyber threats and how they affect financial services
    • Thorough understanding of relevant control frameworks and a full range of controls use to manage cyber threats
    • You will have first hand experience of working in an operational role in cyber security e.g. pen testing, security operations, threat analyst or equivalent.
    • You will have technical skills relevant to the nature of the specific review

Key accountabilities/skills

    • You will be an excellent communicator (verbal and written) and will be expected to provide high quality presentations to the Group Operational Risk Director and senior stakeholders in Group IT/Group Cyber.
    • Strong relationship management skills; you will be expected to build strong relationships across Group IT, Group Cyber and the wider Risk team and be able to support and challenge senior executives.
    • Analytical skills and thought leadership and be able to identify and challenge on key areas of Cyber Risk
    • At least three years' experience of conducting cyber risk assessments, preferably within banking or financial services organisations.
    • Demonstrable experience of performing technical risk analysis using structured risk assessment methodologies and tools - SIEM
    • Payments experience would be beneficial