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Cyber Investigation & Response Analyst

Cyber Investigation and Response Analyst

G-Research is Europe’s leading quantitative finance research firm. We hire the brightest minds in the world to tackle some of the biggest questions in finance. We pair this expertise with machine learning, big data, and some of the most advanced technology available to predict movements in financial markets.

The role

We are looking for a Cyber Investigation and Response Analyst to work as part of our CSIRT (Cyber Security Investigation and Response Team). This is a fantastic opportunity to work on multiple different aspects of security, with responsibilities ranging from alert triage to threat intelligence.

The successful candidate will be working with a whole host of different technologies across a combination of on-premise, hybrid cloud, and cloud native environments. This is a unique opportunity for someone with a strong grounding in a Security Operations Centre (SOC) environment to move into a new phase of their career, with growth and diversification opportunities into Security Engineering, Security Development or even Security Data Science.

Key responsibilities of the role include:

  • Investigating and responding to malicious and suspicious activity in the G-Research network
  • Monitoring, triaging, and responding to security alerts
  • Developing, deploying, and documenting new detection techniques
  • Configuring security monitoring tools
  • Assessing threats and providing data collection and monitoring recommendations for new systems and applications within the environment
  • Advancing CSIRT capabilities by providing input and feedback to Security Engineering, Security Data Engineering, and Security Data Science teams

Who are we looking for?

This role will suit someone with drive, energy and a passion for Cyber Security. A part of this role will also include mentoring and coaching across the team.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Experienced SOC Analyst, Infrastructure or Cloud Engineer looking to move into a Security Investigation role
  • Strong audit log analysis skills
  • Ability to document and articulate impact, timeline and outcome of an incident to both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Understanding of Windows, Linux and/or Container systems

The following skills/experience would also be beneficial:

  • Cloud (Azure, AWS) or Hybrid cloud experience
  • Python knowledge (Jupyter)
  • Detection engineering experience
  • Experience monitoring for insider threats
  • Experience with Threat Intelligence
  • Mature understanding of security incident response and investigation
  • EDR Tooling (Carbon Black, Microsoft Defender ATP)

Why should you apply?

  • Highly competitive compensation plus annual discretionary bonus
  • Informal dress code and excellent work/life balance
  • Comprehensive healthcare and life assurance
  • 25 days holiday
  • 9% contributory pension scheme
  • Cycle-to-work scheme
  • Subsidised gym membership
  • Monthly company events
  • Central London office close to 5 tube 5 stations and 6 tube lines

G-Research is committed to cultivating and preserving an inclusive work environment. We are an ideas-driven business and we place great value on diversity of experience and opinions.

We want to ensure that applicants receive a recruitment experience that enables them to perform at their best. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation please let us know in the relevant section.


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