Security Analyst

  • Job Ref: 2104
  • Location: Dublin West, Ireland
  • Type: Permanent


Primary Responsibilities

  • Analyze threat information from a variety of internal and external sources to provide actionable intelligence to maintain and enhance the defenses that protect company information systems and resources.
  • Support other teams in Enterprise CyberSecurity and IT operations to respond to cyber incidents by providing insightful research and analysis.
  • Identify and assess the capabilities and activities of cyber criminals.
  • Develop and manage cybercriminal profiles – supporting predictive analysis efforts.
  • Assist analysts and incident response staff during response activities and cyber investigations.
  • Produce findings to help prepare or support investigations.
  • Ensure indications of compromise are promptly identified and stakeholders are informed with actionable and complete information.


 Education and Experience

  • 5+ years’ experience in the IT Industry.
  • 3+ years of information security experience.
  • Security Operations Center (SOC), Cyber incident response team, or Network Operations Center (NOC) experience.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills and the ability to prioritize work.
  • Industry certifications in cyber security incident management, such as GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH), Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP).


Skills and Knowledge

  • Working knowledge of operating systems and networking technologies.
  • Knowledge of packet capture and analysis.
  • Knowledge of how malicious code operates and how vulnerabilities are exploited.
  • Knowledge of log formats (syslog, http logs, database logs) and how to gather forensics for traceability back to an event.
  • Working knowledge of databases, query design, and how to analyze queried data.
  • Ability to make information security risk determinations based on threat intelligence analysis.
  • Proven ability to work with and understand technical indicators of threat activity and provide recommendations.
  • Understanding of cybersecurity frameworks such as NIST or ISO 27001.


Desired Skills and Knowledge

  • Ability to write clear and concise analytical information products.
  • Ability to maintain or develop professional contacts in the cyber security.
  • Understanding of information security program(s) in the financial sector.

John Ryan, Senior Recruitment Consultant - Your e-Frontiers consultant for this job

John is one of our recruitment consultants on the Technical Infrastructure Division of e-Frontiers and has been with the company since June 2012. John brings over 12 years recruitment experience to the e-Frontiers team having previously worked for one of Ireland’s biggest recruitment companies. He has worked with many of the Ireland’s leading IT companies and has experience of sourcing technical candidates across all levels. He has also gained valuable on-site client recruitment experience from various recruitment projects. John studied Business Studies in Dublin Business School. He prides himself on his professional and logical approach to recruitment.

Specialises in: Senior Windows Engineers, System Support, Linux Administrators, Unix Administrators, Security Consultants, Virtualisation Specialists, Unix Specialists, Infrastructure Consultants, Cloud Automation Specialists, Office 365 Specialists, Windows Engineers