Cyber Security Analyst

22 Dec 2021
18 Jan 2022
Job Type
Cyber Security
Employer Sector
Technology, ICT & Telecoms
Contract Type
Full Time
Who are we?
Thames Water is the UK's largest water and wastewater company. We make a daily difference to our 15 million customers by supplying 2.6 billion litres of water through 32,000 km's of pipes, to keep taps flowing and toilets flushing. We are an essential service and have operated throughout the Covid19 pandemic.

At Thames Water, every one of our actions, big and small, matters every day. Water is essential to daily life, and that means our business is always open.

What you'll be doing
Working in the Security Operations team, your primary responsibility is helping to protect the organisation from threats and vulnerabilities. You will be the first escalation point for the security team, analysing incidents, coordinating, and responding alongside other teams inside of Thames Digital and other functions inside of the business to prevent both internal and external threats, always working within the published Incident Response Standard

We're looking for you to do
  • Work as part of a team to ensure that corporate data and infrastructure are safeguarded from threats
  • Monitor security events from various SOC entry channels, escalate and investigate issues in line with internal policies
  • Participate in the IT Security Incident and Vulnerability management process
  • Proactively assesses potential risks and opportunities of vulnerability in the network.
  • Aid in the improvement and creation of SOC use cases, playbooks and procedures
What Skills are we looking for?
  • Previous experience in a similar role is essential
  • Proficiency in SIEM Analysis
  • Strong understanding of networking fundamentals (TCP/IP, OSI Layer, DNS etc)
  • Excellent decision-making, problem-solving, team building, conflict management, and time management skills
  • Strong experience with Threat detection, Incident handling and troubleshooting
  • Understanding of Python and/or PowerShell
  • Competent in the use of Structure query languages, KQL (SPL a bonus)
  • Strong experience with Azure Sentinel (Splunk is a bonus)
What's in it for you?
Our competitive salary & package includes, an excellent contributory pension, 24 days holiday per year increasing to 28 with the length of service and a wider benefits scheme.

We're proud of the positive ways of working we have adopted during the pandemic. We want to create a more flexible and dynamic environment so all our colleagues can thrive. For our office-based roles we're moving to a hybrid approach where we'll provide options around working from our offices, our operational sites and home dependent on role/team/individual. This will be discussed during the assessment process.

Thames Water is a unique, rewarding, and diverse place to work. If you join our team, you'll enjoy fast-tracked career opportunities, flexible working arrangements, and unparalleled benefits. We're also proud to be an equal opportunity employer, Stonewall Diversity Champion and Disability Confident Leader and we're a Times Top 50 Employer for Women.

Click here to find out more about working at Thames Water.

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