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Information Security Incident Response Analyst (Hybrid)

Support Office»IT


Job Reference: 190590BR

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WBA are seeking an experienced Information Security Incident Response Analyst to join our growing International InfoSec team within WBA. This role has the flexibility to work from either our London, Weybridge or Nottingham offices on a flexible office/home hybrid approach. The Information Security Incident Response Analyst is responsible for all stages of threat detection and remediation by identifying threats at the earliest phase of an attack or compromise and responds appropriately.

You will proactively hunt for hidden and unidentified threats to the organisation’s cyber environment and work with key stakeholders to deliver remediation activities.
You will detect threat actor activity throughout the stage of the cyber kill chain and respond to exploitation and identified risk events to critical systems.

Do you enjoy working within Information Security Incident Response and would like to work with purpose and autonomy? If yes, apply today to find out more!

What you’ll be doing

  • Monitor specific cyber threat actors to understand their tactics and techniques and the associated risks to WBA’s services and systems.
  • Utilise data analysis, threat intelligence and cutting-edge security technologies to find unusual behaviour and malicious activity.
  • Track down the malicious agents who are already in a network and removes them from the environment once discovered.
  • Collaborate with interdepartmental teams to help detect new, interesting or unique threats and mitigations based on hunting observations
  • Work with security monitoring tools such as firewalls, data loss prevention, network intrusion detection and antivirus software.
  • Provide subject matter expertise and insight to stakeholders about industry attack trends and defences by developing and maintaining deep awareness and understanding of evolving threats, adversaries and intrusion trends.
  • Provide subject matter expertise to less experienced team members. May participate in teaching and training members of the work team.

About you
  • Cyber experience in at least two of the following: Active threat hunting (open source or commercial tooling), Intrusion analysis, Managed or enterprise information security services, Incident response, Endpoint forensics (Windows, MAC, or Linux), Malware analysis, Penetration testing, Network defence, Threat hunting, Information security consulting
  • Experience establishing & maintaining relationships with individuals at all levels of the organisation, in the business community & with vendors.
  • Experience analysing and reporting data in order to identify issues, trends, or exceptions to drive improvement of results and find solutions.
  • Experience with project management (for example: planning, organising, and managing resources to bring about the successful completion of specific project goals and objectives).

About our team – Information Security within WBA
WBA is the world’s leading pharmacy-led health and beauty retailer. With over 2500 stores in the UK, approaching 10,000 stores in the US and thousands more internationally, our purpose is to help our customers look and feel better than they ever thought possible.

Information Security is a cross divisional organisation of Walgreens Boots Alliance, supporting WBA’s International Divisions (Walgreens, Boots UK, Global Brands, International Retail etc) with their security needs.
We are looking for a talented and dedicated individual to join the team, who can help to drive forward the security roadmap, support business units to ensure they are taking a security-first approach, and to ensure our business is protected.

You will be part of a conscientious, efficient, sociable team, and as a key member of Information Security, you will be a key part of the organisations continued future success.

We have a great range of benefits that go beyond salary and offer flexibility to suit you (All rewards and benefits are subject to change and eligibility)
  • Competitive salary
  • Maternity / Paternity / Adoption leave pay
  • Boots Pension Scheme
  • Competitive holiday allowance
  • Generous staff discount (Boots, Boot Opticians and Boots Hearing Care)
  • £100 gift card for colleagues expecting/adopting a baby
  • Access to corporate discounts, including retail, cinema, holidays etc (UK only)
  • Discretionary annual bonus scheme
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Programme
  • Flexible benefits scheme (via salary sacrifice) including financial wellbeing support, gym membership, dental cover, life assurance, restaurant discount cards, activity passes, holiday buying and much more (exclusions may apply, eligible roles only)
  • Onsite staff shop, opticians, gym, coffee shops, cafeteria, dry cleaning service and excellent travel links

What’s next
If your application is successful, our in-house recruitment team will be in touch to arrange an interview and to answer any initial questions you have. If you have not been successful on this occasion you will be notified by email.

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