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Security Operations Analyst

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

The Role

London Business School are looking for a Security Operations Analyst to join Technology on a permanent basis. 

The Security Operations Analyst role is responsible for operating the security tooling, processes and procedures involved in monitoring and defending London Business School’s networks and systems. The role is newly created to provide dedicated security operations resource within the Cyber Security team. You will work collaboratively within the Information Security team and across wider Technology teams to log and communicate risks and issues.

Main Responsibilities

  • Perform security operations activities, in line with relevant policies and procedures.
  • Participate in the development and enhancement of technical security policies and standards.
  • Proactively monitor London Business School's suite of security tooling and external information sources to identify and detect threats.
  • Analyse and investigate security events and incidents to identify potential threats and vulnerabilities.
  • Maintain and tune security tooling alerts, detection rules and automated response.
  • Ensure all security incidents, risks and issues are logged and tracked to completion.
  • Conduct security assessments and vulnerability scans to identify weaknesses and recommend remediation actions.
  • Stay informed on the latest cybersecurity threats, trends, research, reports and good practice.

Who we are looking for

  • Proven experience working in a SOC or in a similar role within IT working with end users. 
  • Strong understanding of network protocols, cybersecurity principles, and threat landscapes.
  • Familiarity with SIEM tools and security technologies (e.g., Splunk, Palo Alto, FireEye).
  • Experience with incident response procedures and best practices.
  • Knowledge of security standards and frameworks (e.g., NIST, ISO 27001).
  • Relevant certifications such as CompTIA Security+, Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), or Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) are a plus.
  • Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills.
  • Effective communication and teamwork abilities.
  • Engineering knowledge of Microsoft security tooling (Microsoft Defender) is preferable but not essential. 

Why London Business School

London Business School: a global and vibrant business community based in two of the world’s most dynamic cities, London and Dubai. It’s where extraordinary minds and diverse perspectives connect, to have a profound impact on the way the world does business and the way business impacts the world. We offer best in class hybrid learning to our students and participants, whilst creating a flexible, supportive and dynamic working environment for our people to excel in, whatever their location.

What you can expect from us

  • Generous annual leave of 27 days plus extra between Christmas and New Year
  • Generous pension package, 14.5% employer contribution (in return for employee enrolment and contribution)
  • Free onsite gym and swimming pool
  • Amazing range of professional development to support your career path
  • Enhanced cycle to work scheme
  • Wellbeing offering to support your physical, mental and financial health
  • Up to 5 days volunteering leave or parent /carer emergency leave

Our commitment to driving inclusion and belonging 

We are a globally reaching institution, committed to creating tangible and sustainable change in driving inclusion & belonging within our School, education and society at large.  We are dedicated to creating an environment where everyone in our community feels they belong and thrive. This is a key school priority, and we want everyone who joins LBS to feel respected, welcomed, and heard. 

Please note we start screening CVs and interviewing candidates from the start of a campaign. A successful candidate could progress to offer before the advertised closing date. We encourage you to apply as soon as possible if you are interested in any roles.

Closing Date – 6th June 2024

London Business School

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