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Lead Cyber Security Analyst - SOC

  • : £80k - £90k
  • : Permanent
  • : London
  • : Global Bank

Security Operations Cyber Security Threat Intelligence SOC Incident Response

Job Specification

Job Title: Lead Cyber Security Analyst - SOC

Corporate Title: VP

Salary: £80,000 - £90,000

Department: Security Operations Centre

Location: London

Our client a leading Global Bank requires a Lead Cyber Security Analyst to join their Security Operations Department, to be responsible for the technical and operational lead of the Cyber Threat Intelligence & Analysis of the bank's Security Operations Centre.  

The Role

  • Provide technical and strategic leadership to the SOC team.
  • Leading threat intelligence, monitoring and response activities within the bank to protect the Bank’s network, systems and reputation against external and internal cyber security threats.
  • Work with the SOC Manager to ensure operational effectiveness and enhancement of incident response capabilities of the team.
  • Provide escalation of Security alerts for IT systems situated throughout the Bank’s sites across EMEA and America.


  • To lead the Cyber Threat Intelligence and Analysis team in the Security Operations Department
  • Be the primary escalation point for cyber security events and incidents
  • Liaise with senior stakeholders to provide regular status updates on cyber events
  • Resolve cyber-related events, incidents and threats reported in the Bank
  • Create reports, document, escalate and provide timely updates of confirmed cyber incidents or critical security events and threat intelligence information to management
  • Conduct ‘experienced gained’ sessions of cyber incidents and allocate actions or tasks to across the team on mitigations required to resolve incidents
  • Create documentation on processes, procedures, workflows and cyber incident scenarios
  • Undertake reviews and evaluations for security products and services
  • Conduct quality assurance checks of resolved security alerts, ensuring  that security analysts are performing to the highest standards and thorough analysis and resolution of reported security alerts
  • Provide support through mentoring and motivating the cyber security analysts in the team


  • Previous experience working in a SOC environment
  • Proven experience in cyber security event and incident detection, triage, response and resolution
  • Strong analytical skills to analyse security events
  • Detailed working knowledge of the Cyber Kill Chain and incident response phases
  • Strong understanding and experience of SIEM tools and Endpoint Detection & Response (EDR) tools
  • Experience of technologies such as Firewalls, IDS/IPS, Web Proxies, Web Applications, UBA, Penetration Testing
  • Strong knowledge of information security principles and practices, as well as techniques, attackers would use to identify vulnerabilities, gain unauthorised access, escalate privileges and access restricted information (MITRE ATT&CK, OWASP etc.)
  • Ability to provide leadership and guidance to team members in fast-paced, high-stress scenarios
  • Ability to communicate cyber-related issues to stakeholders at all levels
  • Ability to follow AGILE methodologies within the environment
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills 


Desirable Qualifications

  • SANS certifications
  • SSCP



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