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Vulnerability Analyst

Chester, United Kingdom;

Job Description:

Job Title: Vulnerability Analyst


Corporate Title: Up to Vice President

Location:  Chester/Dublin

Role Description:

Here in our Chester and Dublin office we are looking to recruit for a Vulnerability Analyst to join within the Cyber Security Defence team. The Vulnerability Analyst role supports all Vulnerability Management activities by leveraging analytic and technical skills to assess cyber security related risks. As a key team member you will understand and report on risks that impact the organization and prioritize remediation activities.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Analysing disclosed vulnerabilities, threat scenarios, and mitigating controls
  • Researching and evaluating threats and vulnerabilities to assist in prioritisation of remediation actions
  • Reviewing and validating vulnerabilities using available data sources, tools and identifying new data sources as needed
  • Advising stakeholders on appropriate remediation & mitigation solutions
  • Leveraging creativity and influence to enhance the Vulnerability & Exposure Analysis program

The Team:

An opportunity to work for a truly Global Information Security (GIS) team underpinned by leading edge tools, processes and subject matter expertise. You will gain experience in operating in a technically complex, fast changing and dynamic environment with a strong culture of growth, learning and development. The Cyber Security Defence (CSD) function within Global Information Security is responsible for all aspects of threat intelligence and monitoring, application and network security, and insider threat. In addition, the CSD team drives out the enterprise-wide cyber exercise program.

Core skills

  • Experience as a Vulnerability or Threat Analyst
  • Experience in Cyber Security
  • CISSP / CISM / Security+ qualifications would be benifical
  • Understanding of Vulnerability Management principles
  • Understanding of Risk Assessment Methodologies
  • Knowledge of industry standard scoring models such as CVSS, CCSS
  • Knowledge of industry standard data models such as CPE and data normalization tools
  • Process oriented with keen attention to detain
  • Ability to proactively anticipate problems and execute solutions
  • Wide knowledge of application and IT products, interoperability, and extensive knowledge of IT security
  • Knowledge of application development platforms
  • High level of work ethic and ability to effectively multi-task in a fast paced support environment
  • A broad knowledge of information security principles
  • Ability to work independently on initiatives with little oversight.  Highly motivated and willing to learn
  • Excellent analytical skills/problem solving/conceptual thinking
  • Effective communication skills
  • Knowledge of vulnerability attack methods, exploit results, attack chains
  • Ability to think strategically and execute against a strategic plan
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience

Every day, across the globe, our employees bring a commitment to our purpose and to driving responsible growth by living our values: deliver together, act responsibly, realize the power of our people and trust the team. A key aspect of driving responsible growth is doing so in a sustainable manner, a critical pillar of which is being a great place to work for our teammates.

In line with these values, in EMEA we have 9 Employee Networks, a wide range of Sports & Social clubs, and other development and networking opportunities so that you can enjoy a range of experiences and connect with colleagues across the bank. We also offer exclusive discounts to some of the most iconic cultural experiences for you to enjoy in your spare time outside of work. Learn more about our benefits here.

Good conduct and sound judgment is crucial to our long term success. It’s important that all employees in the organisation understand the expected standards of conduct and how we manage conduct risk. Individual accountability and an ownership mind-set are the cornerstones of our Code of Conduct and are at the heart of managing risk well.

We are an equal opportunities employer, and ensure that no applicant is subject to less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, gender identity, marital status, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origins, age, sexual orientation, socio-economic background, responsibilities for dependants, physical or mental disability. The Bank selects candidates for interview based on their skills, qualifications and experience.

As part of our standard hiring process to manage risk, please note background screening checks will be conducted on all hires before commencing employment.

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Herons Way, Chester, CH4 9FE
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