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Date live: Sep. 13, 2023

Business Area: COO & Functions

Area of Expertise: Operations

Reference Code: 90357401

Contract: Permanent

Lead Cyber Operations Analyst

As a Barclays Lead Cyber Operations Analyst, you will be a part of a team that develops and operates tools that are used by internal groups for protecting information, understanding internal systems and networks in order to prevent attacks. You will be accountable for the management of security events, including triaging, escalation, response and post incident review. You will also mature incident triaging methods and develop controls to detect and prevent attackers from executing their objectives.

Barclays is one of the world's largest and most respected financial institutions, with 329 years of success, quality and innovation behind us. We offer careers that provide endless opportunity – helping millions of individuals and businesses thrive and creating financial and digital solutions that the world now takes for granted.

At Barclays, we offer a hybrid working experience that blends the positives of working alongside colleagues at our onsite locations, together with working from home.  We have a structured approach where colleagues work at an onsite location on fixed, ‘anchor’, days of the week, for a minimum of two days a week or more, as set by the business area (or nearest equivalent if working part-time hours). Please discuss the working pattern requirements for the role you are applying for with the hiring manager. Please note that as we continue to embed our hybrid working environment, we remain in a test and learn phase, which means that working arrangements may be subject to change on reasonable notice to ensure we meet the needs of our business.

What will you be doing?

•    Maintaining a good understanding of the regulatory requirements of performing monitoring and incident response functions globally
•    Acting as an authority in analysis approaches and techniques used in Malware analysis, Digital forensics and Countermeasure development
•    Authorising control deployment or containment and eradication actions or strategies
•    Maintaining a functional understanding of the latest approaches used in detecting attacker techniques
•    Understanding and acting on intelligence provided by other teams and external sources
•    Providing assistance to other security investigational functions as required
•    Offering out of hours’ support and investigation for security incident escalation
•    Providing general advice and guidance on Information Security related matters

What we’re looking for:

•    Experience and detailed technical knowledge within all the phases of incident response
•    Experience in presenting to executive and technical audiences both internally and at industry events
•    Experience working with Cyber Kill Chain, Intelligence Driven Defense and Security Achitectures
•    Experience with Red, Blue and Purple team operations and management

Skills that will help you in the role:

•    Knowledge of Incident Response procedures, with technical ability to ‘take control and co-ordinate’ major security incidents
•    Comprehensive knowledge and application of attack detection development and tuning, Cyber threat hunting, anomaly detection and control deployment automation
•    Experience in security monitoring, incident response and mitigation, web application security, threat research or intelligence analysis
•    Ability to identify operational risks and issues in a real time environment, and take proportionate and appropriate actions

Where will you be working?

You will be based in Radbroke, Knutsford. The Barclays Technology Campus just outside Manchester is our tech command centre and a vital strategic powerhouse behind our global operations. The campus is set in a 64 acre self-contained site, in a beautiful green environment and it offers unrivalled facilities for work and for play. We have an onsite gym, as well as outdoor tennis, football and cricket areas, as well as onsite restaurant and coffee shops.



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