Senior Security Analyst


Join CQR and CyberCX as a Senior Security Analyst in our global SOC

CQR, a CyberCX company, is a proudly independent cyber security company, operating globally from offices in Australia, UK and USA. To support our rapid global growth and meet client demands, we’re looking to add talented security operations professionals to our team in Oxford.

We are a dynamic, intelligent and focused Information Security Service Provider (ISO 27001 and 22301 certified) who pride themselves on working with our clients to manage their business risk and have a reputation for excellence. We manage our business on our core values of passion, knowledge, integrity and accountability.

The Senior Security Analyst will be a pivotal technical team member in establishing our managed security operations presence in the UK. The successful candidate will be an integral part of delivering client-focused managed security services, as well as delivering an around-the-sun 24x7 SOC service.

You’ll be responsible for:
  • Performing technical analysis of alerts and data from security products.
  • Monitoring and performing analysing events of interest in our clients’ environments.
  • Leading potential threat response and management of security incidents and specifying security controls and mitigations.
  • Ensuring best practices for configuring collection and security monitoring rules in SOC Tools are implemented and operating.
  • Developing and maintaining scripts and automation routines.
  • Administering and contributing to SOC processes and reviewing their application to ensure that SOC’s controls, policies, and procedures are operating effectively.
  • Assisting with the development of project scopes and objectives.
  • Working collaboratively with the Security Operations team to deliver excellent outcomes.
  • Managing and developing relationship with clients, stakeholders and third parties/vendors.
About you:
  • 4+ years’ experience working in a SOC or as a Senior Security Analyst role in a corporate environment.
  • A strong understanding of SIEMs – expertise and certifications in Splunk strongly preferred
  • A deep knowledge of current threat landscape, response and mitigation tactics in information/cyber security.
  • Proven ability to provide technical analysis and direction for investigations.
  • Experience with designing, implementing and managing innovative solutions to complex security and infrastructure environments.
  • Proficient in preparation of reports, dashboards and documentation.
  • Self-starter and passionate about cyber security. You’re the type of professional who continually learns more because you love it, not because it’s on a task list.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication. High attention to detail.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work collaboratively.
  • Strong working knowledge of a broad range of security technologies such as IDS, DLP, Firewalls, Proxies, Anti-Virus
  • Bachelor’s or TAFE degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related degree preferred but not required.
  • Relevant industry certifications such as GSEC, GCIH, GCIA, GCDA, CISSP preferred but not required.
  • Qualifications in ITIL is desirable but not required.
  • Relevant technology vendor certifications (Cisco, Palo Alto Networks, CheckPoint, ForcePoint, Citrix, Tenable etc).
What’s in it for you?
  • Be part of an innovative, forward-thinking Security Operations team that’s committed to excellence.
  • Rapid upskilling - On-the-job training and certification support.
  • Continuous growth and professional development opportunities.
  • A dynamic, fast-paced environment. All the excitement of a start-up, with the scale of an industry leader.

Unrestricted working rights in the UK are a requirement for this role.

Note: If you're keen to join us, but Oxford is out of the question, this role can support remote working for the right candidate.