Global Cyber Threat Manager

Reed Technology
Edinburgh, Midlothian
65000 - 85000
06 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
REED Technology are pleased to be working with a leading global FinTech organisation who are looking to recruit a new Cyber Threat Intelligence Manager to be based out of either their Edinburgh or Bristol locations.

This is a new role as a result of growth and will see the successful applicant transforming and leading the existing security threat and investigation functions in order to identify threats and to quantify vulnerabilities leveraged by those threats.

You will be developing timely alerts, briefs, and analytical assessments; producing actionable information in a clear and concise manner; reporting top threats by providing awareness, digests, alerts, and operational readiness briefings and delivering technical investigative, forensic and incident response services.

This role comes with a very competitive benefits package of which includes up to 10% pension, 25 days holiday, life assurance and group income protection.

If this sounds like the role for you, please read on! 

Key Accountabilities

• Provide leadership, mentoring, and guidance to the Cyber Threat Intelligence team (currently one person
• Establish and maintain appropriate threat-intelligence sharing protocols with internal and external stakeholder entities.
• Incorporate the relevant intelligence provided by both internal teams and external stakeholders to assist the Security Engineering and Security Monitoring functions to deliver enhanced proactive and reactive operations to mitigate against current and emerging threats.
• Provide situational and actionable cyber threat intelligence awareness to appropriate stakeholders through clear and concise communications and scheduled reports.
• Ensure security incidents and events are properly identified, categorised, investigated and resolved in an efficient and effective manner.
• Oversee the quality of investigations to ensure that the required forensic techniques, chain of custody, and privacy regulations are maintained.
• Develop and improve the KPIs, KRIs, metrics, trending data that are both consumed and generated by the team.
• Establish and maintain strong, collaborative working relationships with global and regional technology infrastructure, application, and architecture teams.

The successful applicant will need to meet the following criteria:

• A minimum of 8 years of relevant professional experience directly related to information security operations management, security monitoring, and incident response, cyber or threat intelligence.
• Experience managing an enterprise-level information security and/or incident response team.
• Experience in forensic investigatory techniques and case documentation.
• Previous experience with APT investigations, live incident response techniques and case documentation.
• Hands-on experience and possess a good understanding of several common security tools, including SIEM, IDS/IPS, DLP and WAF, as well as host and network forensics tools.
• Experience addressing advanced threats targeting large enterprises and the tools, tactics, and procedures used by those threats.
• Experience establishing well defined procedures and appropriate mitigation strategies derived from post incident analysis and lessons learned.
• Possess, or working towards, professional or industry certifications, such as, CEH, CHFI, CISSP, SANS, and have an understanding of the security principles outlined in OWASP, NIST and ISO27000.

This role presents a great opportunity to work within a world leading organisation and presents various opportunities for career progression both within the UK and globally.

If this sounds like the role for you, do not delay. Please apply ASAP.

Successful candidates will be contacted with 24 hours.

Good Luck!

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