Principal Security Analyst

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Ireland / UK



Permanent / Full Time

Who We Are

Integrity360 is the largest specialist IT security consultancy in the country. We secure the networks, infrastructure and information of some of the leading companies in both Ireland and the UK. We are passionate about what we do, so too must any new recruits.

Integrity360 is currently expanding at a rapid rate – could you be the newest member to our team? We are fun and dynamic and believe in constant learning and development. Progression is a typical buzz word within the organisation. #Whatsthecatch

Job Role & Responsibilities

The role of Principal Security Analyst is multifaceted and provides the successful candidate with an opportunity to be a Subject Matter Expert without our SOC, advise our customer to develop their security posture and bring your experience to mentor the Security Analyst Team. The Level 3 analyst supports the SOC as an advanced escalation point identifying and addressing complex security incidents. They will also work closely with our Service Delivery Team to deliver Technical Security Advisory and attending Service Review meetings to provide on-going in depth security insights and continuous improvement.

This role will be a key position within our SOC and you will be encouraged to propose new security objectives, use cases, improvements and recommendations, and work with Product Management to implement them to benefit our customers. As a senior member of the SOC you will set the standard for our Analyst Team, leading the development of processes, playbooks and runbooks to ensure an effective world-class Security Operation.

Security is something that is not just your career but your passion – you spend endless hours researching and reading about what is happening in the world and where/how the latest hacks or vulnerabilities exploits are happening. Analysing forensic data and deep diving in to malware and getting your like minded colleagues around a table to investigate and respond to incidents that excites you. We want to hear from you! This is more than an opportunity to advance your career but really participate and lead a forward thinking Security Approach with a leading Security Service Provider.

Key Areas / Responsibilities

  • Provide expert level analysis and investigation of security related data from a wide range of security devices and customer environments
  • Interpreting and acting on results from various security technologies including SIEM, IDS/IPS, Endpoint Solutions (NGAV/EDR), DLP, etc through our Security Environments.
  • Define detailed operational processes and procedures to analyse, escalate and support the remediation of critical security issues
  • Develop playbooks to contain and eraditcate threats within customer environments
  • Remain current on Cyber Security Trends and Intelligence with current countermeasures for Cyber Security vulnerabilities, exploits and other malicious activity in order to guide the security analysis and identification capability of the SOC Team
  • Provide mentoring to our Level 1 and 2 Security Analyst team members
  • Perform Advanced event and incident analysis, including baseline establishment and trend analysis along with Compliance Documentation for our Customers
  • Engage with internal partners and customers of our SOC to influence our security offering and steer security decisions
  • Collaborate with our CTI function and beyond to understand shifting Threat landscape, using that information to provide more informed analysis for internal purposes and in presentation to the customers
  • Produce Technical Security Advisories of interest and benefit to customers
  • Prepare and deliver presentations to provide deep security insight, actionable intelligence and recommendations to customers at Service Review Meetings to improve the service and the client’s security.

Qualifications / Qualities

  • Bachelors Degree preferably in Information Technology, Computer Science, Software or Management Information Systems or Cyber Security
  • Minimum of 7 years working with IT Security, specifically in a SOC environment.
  • Expert knowledge of various security methodologies and processes, and technical security solutions (SIEM, IDS/IPS, EDR, NDR/NBAD and Deception technologies)
  • Knowledge & experience of Splunk an advantage
  • The ability to analyse events and system logs, analyse malware and malicious user activity in order to understand root cause and provide customer with actionable intelligence.
  • A deep understanding of incident response best practices and processes
  • Expert Knowledge of TCP/IP Protocols, network analysis, and network/security applications
  • A strong understanding of Windows operating systems and command line tools
  • Network Intrusion Analysis
  • Experience working with security tools for the purposes of detection, diagnosis, containment and remediation
  • Experience working in a mission critical security operations team
  • Highly developed, process-oriented skills for troubleshooting, problem solving, and problem resolution
  • Superior written and verbal communication skills are a must
  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced technical environment
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills both verbal and written
  • Ability to manage numerous competing concurrent activities and complex integration solutions
  • Fluent English speaker
  • Aptitude for solving problems and acting on own initiative
  • A strong team player with a flexible approach

What we will provide for you

  • Opportunity to gain experience and knowledge in a key field of expertise
  • Further educational and training to enhance your skillset
  • Opportunities to expand you experience by learning new products or getting involved with internal projects
  • We empower you to make your own Information Security or IT history by working with some of our market leading clients
  • A leadership team who have a worthwhile mission and who excel at that mission.
  • A chance to work with one of the market leaders in Information Security companies (Winner of the AIB Enterprise of the Year Award 2013, Nominated for EY, EOY 2015)
  • A company that is going from strength to strength with significant growth plans that we are achieving.
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