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  • Location: Warwick, Warwickshire
  • Rate: Up to 598.00
  • Start Date: 26/08/2019
  • Duration: 52 weeks

Senior Cyber Security Specialist – Coventry – SIEM/IDS/IPS/ISO27000

Square One are looking for a Senior Cyber Security Specialist to come on board for a 12 month contract based in Coventry. 

Monitor and respond to security related activities within the business 

Lead the investigation and response of security related incidents 

Analyse network traffic to identify potential threats to network resources 

Analyse identified malicious activity, TTPs and exploits and drive remediation/mitigation. 

Accurate and timely report on relevant cyber security metrics 

Provide technical assistance for cyber security projects 

Support the audit and regulatory security function 

Coordinate with other departments as required to manage or carry out security related activities. 

Responsible for assessing and reporting on the security posture of the organisation 

The ideal candidate will be experienced with a wide variety of technologies and systems and be able to: 

Demonstrate a comprehensive knowledge and experience of working within OT, IT or Cyber Security consultancy or services provision. 

Demonstrate a technical understanding of how common systems communicate. 

Understand the technical challenges faced in corporate networks. 

Work with multiple service owners and find effective paths to deliver secure systems and processes 

Bring an open approach to assessing and resolving problems. 

Demonstrate an excellent level of analytical and problem-solving skills. 

Prioritise work in a fluid manner and work well within a time-constrained environment 

Demonstrate experience in conducting cyber security risk and vulnerability assessments 

Demonstrate experience improving key cybersecurity and/or OT controls in corporate environments 

Demonstrate working knowledge and experience of working with security tools such as: SIEM, IDS/IPS, Vulnerability Management, Advanced malware detection, Antivirus, Privileged Identity Management, etc. 

Demonstrate adequate experience supporting the secure development and delivery of business change initiatives 

Support programme delivery and be able to work 100% on Capital Projects. 

Demonstrate exposure and/or experience of revelant frameworks and standards such as NIST, ISO27000, NISD, Cyber Essentials Plus and OWASP. 


Experience within a problem solving or incident resolution environment. 

Experience of working within a functional security group 

Ability to communicate technical matters in a plain language for non-technical audiences 

Prior experience working within a SOC or IR position. 


Relevant security or technical certifications or qualifications 

Degree level education or relevant experience 

Full UK Driving Licence 

Capable of gaining SC Clearance (desirable)

Senior Cyber Security Specialist – Coventry – SIEM/IDS/IPS/ISO27000

Notwithstanding any guidelines given to level of experience sought, we will consider candidates from outside this range if they can demonstrate the necessary competencies.

Square One is acting as both an employment agency and an employment business, and is an equal opportunities recruitment business. Square One embraces diversity and will treat everyone equally: Please see our website for our full diversity statement.