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Data Scientist | Cyber Defence

  • Location: Midlands
  • Salary: £65000
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: BSNH/1130
  • Sector: Commerce and Industry
Job Description
Data Scientist | Cyber Defence   
£65,000 + benefits
Midlands
BSNH/1130

This household name who are investing heavily into their Cyber Security function is seeking a Data Scientist.  You will be joining a company who prides themselves on their diverse familial environment. The team’s focus is the development of creating tools and suits that will detect security events and protecting information assets.

Core Responsibilities of the Role:
The ideal candidate will be responsible for the developing automation and response tools to detect, resolve and mitigate cyber security attacks.
You will possess expertise on advanced data analytics, scripting and development, and be able to work with the security response and threat management teams to protect our national energy services from cyber disruption.
You will work in partnership with the incident response team to design to identify opportunities for improvement, and develop, and implement automations for detection and response. 
You’ll be the subject matter experts on big data analytics and automation, and produce system analytics to prove automation behavior assumptions, whilst documenting all system changes in line with Change Management good practices.

Skills & Experience of the Candidate:
A skilled multi-tasker with a keen eye for detail that thrives in a fast-paced work environment. 
Innovative, analytical and driven, you will have knowledge of data science disciplines including data framing and analytics, and a passion for security automation and a solid understanding of security incident response.
You will have knowledge of security frameworks including MITRE Att&CK, NIST, etc, and experience working with operating systems such as Windows, UNIX/Linux, and databases, and various scripting and programming languages (Java, Perl, R, Python, C++).

If you are interested in this position, please apply below and I’ll be happy to discuss further and share the job description with you.

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