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Lead Security Analyst

Requisition ID 146668BR Date updated 08/21/2019
Job Title: Lead Security Analyst
Location(s): Harlow, Manchester or London
Function: Information Technology

The Lead Security Analyst is a key role within the Security and Network Operations team. Reporting to the vSNOC manager your role is to maximise the effectiveness of IT security services by developing people, content and platforms in pursuit of reducing business risk faced from cyber threats and privacy issues.

You will be a technical individual who is adept at operating across many domains including infrastructure, cloud and applications with a remit of driving cyber best practise and maturing our operation. You will be expected to set direction and manage service partners to ensure tooling, solutions and services are available and operating as required.

Main Duties:
> Ensure tooling, sensors and systems are placed, available and maintained to meet operational requirements
> In conjunction with Cyber Threat resources identify trends, hunt for new threats and mitigate as required
> Development of SOP’s, use cases and content within SIEM to support operations
> Manage and coordinate services partner activity to complement internal service and technical change delivery
> Planning, preparing and executing technology and service change across a rapidly evolving environment
> Support development of colleagues to maintain pace with the latest cyber trends and threats

Candidate Requirement:

A subject matter expert across any of the following; SIEM, Intrusion detection, Content Inspection, Vulnerability Identification or Threat Intelligence
You will be a self-starter with the ability to assess impact and prioritise your own workload.
Experience of working in a SOC and coordinating analyst activity aligned to use cases
Experience of SIEM Engineering including on-boarding, troubleshooting and administration of log sources
Ability to obtain and maintain full UK Secret clearance
Experienced in working with TCP/IP, next generation Firewall technologies such as Forcepoint, Cisco, Microsoft etc and packet capture technology
Industry qualification such as CISSP, CEH or CMI Malware Investigations
Excellent customer facing skills and are willing to establish relationships with industry, national and international agencies.

Experience of creating apps, utilities or scripting in Power shell, Perl or PythonExperience of working in MOD and/or other regulated industries i.e. banking, telecommunications
Experience of use case development identifying privacy and data threats
An understanding of designing and implementing secure systems to HMG security requirements.
Any knowledge of cyber security frameworks, models and standards such as CIS, NIST CSF, NIST 800-171 &53 or ISO27001.
Experience of delivering and or managing IT based security services aligned to the ITIL framework

Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Information Systems, Information Security, Cyber Security or proven experience in a similar area of expertise

About Raytheon UK

With facilities in Broughton, Waddington, Glenrothes, Harlow, Gloucester and Manchester, Raytheon UK is invested in the British workforce and the development of UK technology. Across the country the company employs 1,700 people and supports 8,000 jobs. As a prime contractor and major supplier to the U.K. Ministry of Defence, Raytheon continues to invest in research and development, supporting innovation and technological advances across the country.

About Raytheon

Raytheon Company, with 2018 sales of $27 billion and 67,000 employees, is a technology and innovation leader specialising in defence, civil government and cybersecurity solutions. With a history of innovation spanning 97 years, Raytheon provides state-of-the-art electronics, mission systems integration, C5I™ products and services, sensing, effects and mission support for customers in more than 80 countries. Raytheon is headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts. Follow us on Twitter.

Raytheon Career Development:

Raytheon has a wealth of resources available to help you develop your career from the moment you join. Activities range from on-line learning modules, to external training and support for taking professional qualifications relevant to your role.

Standard Benefits:

25 days holiday + statutory public holidays
Contributory Pension Scheme (up to 10.5% company contribution)
6 times salary ‘Life Assurance’
Flexible Benefits scheme with extensive salary sacrifice scheme’s.
Enhanced sick pay scheme
Enhanced Family Friendly Policies, including enhanced Maternity & Shared Parental leave.
37hr working week, with an early finish Friday (hours may vary depending on role, job requirement or site specifics arrangements). Flexible working arrangements can be considered depending on the role and subject to line manager approval.
Canteen facilities available at Harlow & Glenrothes sites and Manchester & Gloucester offer free snacks & drinks (hot & cold) available.


Diversity is a core business imperative at Raytheon. We are an equal opportunity employer that promotes inclusiveness and always employs the best professionals for the job. Having a diverse workforce allows Raytheon to draw upon a range of different ideas and experiences which supports growing our business and creates an environment where everyone has an equal opportunity for success. Raytheon UK pro-actively encourages diversity of ideas, thoughts, and networking opportunities and has created Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) including Raytheon Women's Network, YesNet (Young Employees Success Network), Raytheon Reservist Network (RaRe), Raytheon Alliance for Diverse Abilities (RADA) and all work together with our Diversity & Inclusion counsel, and all Raytheon employees are welcome to participate regardless of their background.

As a proud contributor to the HM Armed Forces, Raytheon UK signed the HM Armed Forces covenant in 2014. Due to the varied activities and support to our Armed Forces & Reservists,
Raytheon UK has since been awarded the prestigious Covenant ‘Gold Award’ Employee Recognition.

Raytheon UK recognise that our people are the critical factor in our success, and we strive to provide a challenging and rewarding careers.

Clearance Type

Information and Knowledge Systems

Type Of Job
Full Time

Work Location
United Kingdom - Harlow

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