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Cyber Security Analyst

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    £50000 - £60000 per annum

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    Josh Ryder

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    about 1 month ago

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Cyber Security Analyst

Edinburgh - Hybrid

Up to £60,000 + benefits

Head Resourcing are pleased to be working with a global food manufacturer with facilities across Europe, Australia, the United States, and HQ in Scotland as they look to hire a Cyber Security Analyst. This is a critical hire as they look to increase their internal cyber security capabilities and is an excellent opportunity for someone to come in and grow with the role. Our client is family run business with a wealth of history and a reputation for producing market leading products and having high levels of innovation.

In the role of Cyber Security Analyst, you will report directly to our clients Chief Information Officer and be the internal point of contact for security and protecting the organisation from cyber-attacks. You will work closely with internal teams as well as third-party support partners to monitor systems and evaluate threats as they arise.

Required Skills:

  • Experience with Qualys, Microsoft Defender, and Ironscales
  • Ability to identify and mitigate network vulnerabilities
  • Understanding of firewalls, proxies, SIEM, antivirus and IDPS concepts
  • Experience of working directly with SIEM / SOC and how to get the best from this service
  • Ability to develop and evolve SOC and SIEM operation with third party
  • Experience with network penetration testing and techniques
  • Develop and promote best practice for information security, and conduct threat research
  • Experience writing detail incident reports and documenting detections so that future breaches can be mitigated effectively

Desirable skills:

  • Experience working in a multi-site global organisation
  • Hands on experience working under a cyber framework such as NIST or Cyber Essentials plus

This is an excellent opportunity for the right individual to make an impact and take their career to the next level.


  • 33 days annual leave
  • Health cash plan
  • 5% matched pension increasing to 7.5% matched after 2 years
  • Company discounts and rewards

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