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Cyber Security Analyst - Flexible Working Available

Posted 10 days 22 hours ago by BAE Systems

£40,000 Annual
Not Specified
Lancashire, Preston, United Kingdom, PR0 2
Job Description

Job Title: Cyber Security Analyst

Location: Preston Hybrid Model. We offer a range of hybrid and flexible working arrangements - please speak to your recruiter about the options for this particular role.

Salary: Up to £40,000 depending on experience and skills

What you'll be doing:

  • Assisting and Monitoring RedHat Linux Servers
  • Troubleshoot Linux systems to identify and escalate technical
  • Assist & support SIEM/SOAR technologies
  • Detect and diagnose network issues within a large network environment, often escalating to third-party providers
  • Assist Engineers on projects to on-board new and existing networks into Cyber Toolsets
  • Collaborate with colleagues to provide efficient cyber services
  • Monitor systems for data collection, indexing, and analysis
  • Optimise searches, reports, and dashboards for insights
  • Assist On-board data sources into platforms following a standardised process
  • Automate tasks using scripts

Your skills and experiences:


  • Experience working with Linux
  • Understanding of SIEM Technologies
  • Knowledge of components within a Windows domain infrastructure
  • Experience and understanding of Networking


  • Experience with scripting languages such as Python and Bash
  • Experience with Git version control system
  • Demonstrated expertise in troubleshooting and resolving technical issues
  • Understanding of API concepts
  • Ability to work within and understand change control processes


You'll receive benefits including a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. You'll also have access to additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and employee discounts - you may also be eligible for an annual incentive.

The Cyber Engineering team:

You will be joining an expansion to an existing cyber engineering team, supporting additional requirements that sits within Enterprise IT, providing enterprise IT services across the UK businesses and internationally. You will participate in the creation of security solutions to provide enterprise security services, and maintain, develop, and communicate their associated roadmaps and standards through the full lifecycle of the service. This could also offer a natural progression route and the opportunity to develop further.

Why BAE Systems?

This is a place where you'll be able to make a real difference. You'll be part of an inclusive culture that values diversity, rewards integrity, and merit, and where you'll be empowered to fulfil your potential. We welcome candidates from all backgrounds and particularly from sections of the community who are currently underrepresented within our industry, including women, ethnic minorities, people with disabilities and LGBTQ+ individuals.

We also want to make sure that our recruitment processes are as inclusive as possible. If you have a disability or health condition (for example dyslexia, autism, an anxiety disorder etc.) that may affect your performance in certain assessment types, please speak to your recruiter about potential reasonable adjustments.

Please be aware that many roles working for BAE Systems will be subject to both security and export control restrictions. These restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and your place of birth may limit those roles you can perform for the organisation.

Closing Date: 16th July 2024

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.

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