Threat Detection Engineer

Europe, United Kingdom, London
Job ID: 2103

Job Description

[c. £150-225k Comp Package, On-Site Working]

Our client, a well-respected financial institution famed for its innovative spirit and unwavering commitment to excellence, is on the lookout for a talented Threat Detection Engineer to join their dynamic team. This is a golden opportunity for you to bring your unique skills to a vibrant and forward-thinking environment, shape the future of the firm's security landscape, and work side by side with some of the industry's brightest minds.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement advanced threat detection rules and mechanisms, safeguarding the firm's essential infrastructure against emerging cyber threats
  • Conduct in-depth analysis of logs and telemetry to unearth latent risks and fortify the firm's threat detection capabilities
  • Proactively pursue digital investigations, seeking out and neutralising sophisticated cyber adversaries
  • Stay at the forefront of cyber defence by interpreting threat intelligence and adjusting protective measures accordingly
  • Transform complex attacker strategies into practical detection measures, utilising automation and a variety of tools
  • Enhance the firm's "detection-as-code" infrastructure, refining analytical processes and improving precision
  • Collaborate closely with stakeholders from various business divisions, extracting profound insights into the network to refine threat detection strategies

Key Requirements:

  • A Bachelor's degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or a related discipline
  • 4+ years of experience in security operations, preferably with a focus on endpoint security solutions
  • A knack for dissecting and interpreting data sources, including logs, network traffic, and captured media
  • Proficiency in Python programming
  • Experience working in a security or network operations center
  • Exceptional communication abilities, both written and verbal

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