Cyber Analyst

Competitive Salary

BGL Group

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We have an exciting role for a Cyber Analyst to join BGLi.

This is a Technical role with some assurance activities, you’ll be focused on the triaging of incident response tickets and alerts (both cloud and on-premise environments) and knowing when to elevate risks and issues. This is also a very collaborative position where you will find yourself working with the infosec team, Devops, platform teams and stakeholders. This opportunity gives you the chance to contribute towards a continuous improvement culture which is innovative and customer centric.

The accountabilities and responsibilities of this role are:

  • Responsible for providing advice for everything cyber security related
  • Responsible for automating daily tasks, join up current or new systems to ensure a more efficient working practice and advise on technical cyber security issues.
  • Automate key processes and provide ongoing testing of security controls
  • Responsible for setting, explaining and completing technical findings that are proposed in audit reviews and red team exercises.
  • Triage of security incidents to identify suspicious behavior, malicious code and indications of compromise
  • Perform forensics and threat hunting and to investigate and defend against new threats
  • Implement new security technologies for the environment under direction of SMEs within the area
  • Understand cyber security frameworks to assist SMEs in achieving security outcomes
  • Perform analysis of logs/alerts from security tools and identify anomalies
  • Document and evidence PCI DSS security controls for attestation
  • Perform line 1 security control checks against applications and systems
  • Assist with vulnerability management and incident response when required and contribute to reporting
  • Contribute to 3rd party DD reviews and audits, identify security risks when required
  • Contribute to a continuous improvement culture within the team
  • Actively contribute and support the departments technical communities
  • Actively share learnings and regular take opportunities to improve practices, systems and processes
  • Provide regular team updates to peers, wider technology team and stakeholders

Skills/Experience required for this role:

  • CISSP and CEH (or equivalent)
  • Experience in an enterprise technical cyber security role
  • Experience in analyzing security systems logs and reports
  • Experience of Cyber Incident Response processes and triage
  • Knowledge and experience of a wide range of cyber tools
  • Ability to verbally communicate to large audiences
  • Understand how policies and standards interact with frameworks
  • Analytical and data driven approach to problem solving
  • Strong communication, collaboration & stakeholder management
  • Degree in Cyber Security or relevant qualifications (Advantageous)
  • Working PCI DDS knowledge and experience (Advantageous)
  • Working knowledge of Infosec and Cyber security standards (Advantageous)

Why Choose Us?

BGL Insurance is part of the BGL Group of businesses. A leading digital distributor of insurance to more than three million customers, BGL Insurance provides a range of motor, home and life insurance products in partnership with several of the best-known brands in UK financial services and through own brands Budget Insurance, Dial Direct and Beagle Street, all supported by state-of-the-art, award winning, contact centres and market leading digital platforms. With almost 2,000 colleagues across three sites in Peterborough, Sunderland and Wakefield, BGL Insurance uses its passion, scale and expertise for the benefit of its customers, offering unrivalled value, ease and confidence.

Diversity and Inclusion

We're a diverse community of dedicated, innovative and talented professionals. Inclusive by instinct, we encourage our people to create and share ideas – supporting their growth and celebrating their uniqueness. We're proud to be an equal opportunity employer and stand firmly against discrimination of any kind. 

Flexible, hybrid working

BGL Insurance has a truly hybrid approach to working. We know one size does not fit all, so our people work where they need to be to get the job done and find the balance needed to deliver our strategic goals.

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