Market Rates
IT
37.5

About The Role


Exciting times! allpay are refreshing the SOC team and capability so there’s lots of scope to drive transformational change and get experience with some new and emerging technologies.  The Senior Cyber Security Specialist is a hands-on role, you will support the SOC Manager and be an escalation point and SME for the Junior Members of the SOC Team.

allpay is a Hereford based FinTech company, who specialise in payments and financial services. You will be joining a growing, enthusiastic team of analysts who are passionate about security and technology. If you enjoy learning new technologies and converting your knowledge and ideas into a reality, you would be a great fit for the team. We actively encourage professional development through training and certification, backed up by real-world implementation.


About You


The ideal candidate will have the following essential skills:

  • Demonstrate the ability to form effective working relationships with other staff and stakeholders.
  • You will be an integral part of the SOC team, and on occasion will be required to work independently.
  • A passion and desire to learn new skills and work towards qualifications where applicable.
  • Determination and tenacity to drive service and security improvements across the business.
  • Experience working with SIEM tool/s – monitoring, investigation, queries and rule writing.
  • Experience investigation security events and provide root cause analysis.
  • Proven technical understanding of modern Operating Systems.
  • A good understanding of networking technologies.
  • Assess effectiveness of control measures and make improvement suggestions.
  • Previous experience of working in a security role is essential.
  • Understanding of the Cyber Kill Chain.
  • Confident in communicating technical incidents or Security threats to non-technical staff and stakeholders.
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills.

The following skills and experience would be desirable:

  • Experience or working with some SOC related tool sets e.g. EDR, NDR, SOAR, IDS / IPS, Next Generation Firewalls.
  • Experience in DFIR is an advantage
  • Proven technical understanding and engineering of IT systems
  • Security related qualifications
  • Experience in vulnerability testing, assessment and vulnerability management
  • Knowledge of threat intelligence gathering and analysis.
  • Experience or knowledge of PCI, ISO27000 Series, GDPR
  • Exposure to NCSC, NIST, CIS best practice.
  • Exposure to DevOps and ITIL frameworks would be of benefit.
  • An understanding of on-premises and cloud-based infrastructure components that make up an enterprise e.g. Microsoft / Microsoft Azure.
  • Ability to produce reports and document procedures.
  • Knowledge or experience of automation and orchestration.
  • Enjoys research into emerging threats in the security landscape and identifying and analysing those threats.

About Us

People are at the heart of allpay and we reward our employee with a competitive benefits package which includes, a defined contribution group pension scheme, income protection, life assurance, an array of health and wellbeing options including private healthcare cover and an onsite gym. This is coupled with our excellent Learning and Development offering.


We are a company committed to Equal Opportunities.

All roles at allpay Limited are subject to successful background checks including a DBS and Credit Check.

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