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Threat Analyst

Employer
SSE
Location
Portsmouth, England, Hampshire
Salary
£55573 - £63643 per annum
Closing date
16 Jul 2024
Reference
549492

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Job Details

SSE has big ambitions to be a leading energy company in a low carbon world. Following our commitment to invest £20.5 billion in low carbon projects to 2027, we have significant growth plans and are well on our way to achieving our ambition to build a world that's more sustainable and inclusive for you, your family, the community you live in and for generations to come.

Join us on our journey to net zero and help us power change.

About the Role - Threat Analyst

Base Location: Reading, Havant, Cardiff, Perth

Salary: £55,573 - £63,643 + a range of benefits to support your finances, wellbeing and family.

Working Pattern: Permanent | Full Time | Flexible First options available

What is the Role?

Candidates for this role will be required to obtain vetting to SC level through UK Government. The criteria normally includes 5 years UK residency, further information can be found here: United Kingdom Security Vetting: Applicant - GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)

A Threat Analyst is responsible for collecting, processing, analysing, and disseminating cybersecurity threat assessments and, developing cybersecurity indicators to maintain awareness of the status of the highly dynamic operating environment.

The role will work closely with business stakeholders.

The main responsibilities include:

- Research and investigate attack techniques and recommend ways to defend against them.

- Lead continuous evaluation and improvement of Hunting tools. Define operational parameters for use, and conduct reviews of tool performance and outputs.

- Create scripts and select appropriate tools to test attack paths in line with MITRE ATT&CK principles.

- Support security investigations to provide post-mortem analysis to illuminate issues and possible solutions.

- Review system logs, SIEM tools and network traffic for unusual or suspicious activity.

What do I need?

To be considered for this role, we would love you to have:

- Organised approach that can conform to shifting priorities, demands and timelines in a high-pressure environment.

- Persuasive, encouraging, and motivating. Strong written and oral communication skills.

- Ability to pick up new technical skills quickly and apply them relevantly.

- Ability to interact with SSE staff at all levels up to senior and across all business units and organisations.

- Ability to gain UK National Security Vetting clearance level of Security Check (SC).

About our Business

SSE IT underpins the technology needs of all the different businesses that make up the SSE group. From emerging technologies to data and analytics to cyber security - we power SSE's growth and enable it to generate value, while keeping it secure. As a trusted business partner that helps SSE lead in a low carbon world, we are proud of our service. Working for SSE IT is all about equipping SSE for now and the future.

What's in it for you?

We offer an excellent package with 34 days annual leave entitlement. Enhanced maternity/paternity leave, discounted healthcare, salary sacrifice car leasing and much more, view our full benefits package on our careers site.

As an equal opportunity employer we encourage diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We encourage applicants from all protected characteristics and commit to providing any reasonable adjustments you need during the application, assessment and upon joining SSE. Search for 'Inclusion & Diversity at SSE' to find out more.



Further actions

All applications should be made online, and I'll be back in touch after the vacancy closing date to let you know the outcome.

If you would like to discuss any working flexibly requirements or adjustments you may require throughout the recruitment and selection process, please contact David on 01738 275846.

Before commencing your role with SSE, you'll need to complete our pre-employment screening process. This will consist of a criminality and credit check.

Company

We are driven by our purpose: to provide energy needed today while building a better world of energy for tomorrow.

We are a leading generator of renewable electricity and one of the largest electricity network companies in the UK.

We develop, own and operate low carbon infrastructure to support the zero-carbon transition.  This includes onshore and offshore wind, hydro power, electricity transmission and distribution grids, and efficient gas-fired generation, alongside providing energy products and services for businesses, and we have interests across Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland, Japan, Spain, Portugal, Denmark and Poland.

Our twin focus of practicality and inspiration is a strategy that has seen us through more than 70 years.

We are UK listed, employing 10,000 talented and skilled people and are real Living Wage and Fair Tax Mark accredited.

Because we’re SSE, and we’re for a better world of energy – for everyone.

Website: careers.sse.com

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