Lead Cloud Security Analyst (GCO) - 12 Months & INSIDE

  • Location:

    London, England

  • Sector:

    IT Security

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  • Salary:

    £700 - £701 per day

  • Contact:

    Jack McLane

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Duration:

    12 Months

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My Client, A finical services organization is looking for a Lead Cloud Security Analyst (GCO) for an initial 12 month contract

The role is inside and paying £700 P/D Inside of IR35

This is a hybrid working role with travel into the offices in London 2 days a week

If the details below is suited to your skillset please reply with an updated version of your CV

Lead Cloud Security Analysts report into the Cloud Security Manager or Operations Manager and are responsible for leading the identification, analysis and response to cyber security incidents, using the latest technologies to detect, analyse and respond.

Scope of role

  • Developing, managing and maintaining intelligence and risk led threat detection capabilities across the entire global, Cloud hosted technology and information estate to quickly detect and respond to harmful behaviours and events in coordination with the Cybersecurity Incident Management and Response Team, effectively containing, mitigating and remediating more serious incidents.
  • Identifying, developing and implementing new detections (Use cases) and mitigations (Playbooks) across the Cloud focussed security platforms and prioritising the use automation and orchestration opportunities.
  • Performing and supporting the technical and forensic investigations into Cloud related cyber security events across the globe.
  • Provide expert-level advice and technical leadership to the team, driving the continued evolution of hunting, monitoring, detection, analysis and response capabilities and processes.
  • This is a GCP focused role, Experience with AWS and Azure is not required
  • Project background: They are currently using a number of public cloud platforms, including GCP, to host their services on.
    • This team focuses on Security, identifying potential treats in that environment
    • Their day-day focuses on determining and evaluating the treats applicable to GCP, codifying it as an alert, it is passed onto the SOC team to manage.
    • They are essentially the content producers/ develop the alerts.
    • This is an ongoing process with an existing team (not from scratch).
  • Team Structure: a team of 10 people; a few in Mexico, 1 in India and 6 in the UK. They also work closely with the IT operations platform team, who look after the GCP platform itself.

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