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7 Dec 2020

Full-Time Specialist, Security

Colt Technology Services – Posted by Colt Technology Services London, England, United Kingdom

Job Description

Colt provides network, voice and data centre services to thousands of businesses around the world, allowing them to focus on delivering their business goals instead of the underlying infrastructure.

Role purpose

The role will supporting Cyber Threat Intel Manager to develop and implement Colts Threat Intelligence framework, provides threat intelligence and threat hunting services to various business functions inside Colt including 3rd level support to Colt SOC in managing incidents and investigation.

Establish relationship with telecom industry peers, govt. agencies, interest groups for the purpose of collecting threat intelligence.

Key accountabilities

Cyber Threat Intelligence

  • Monitor information security related resources, websites, mailing list to stay up to date on current attacks and trends.
  • Analyse potential impact of new threats & exploits to Colt and its customers.
  • Perform threat hunting in logs and security tools for signs of compromise or breach.
  • Setup and improve threat intelligence tools and services such as MISP, OpenCTI and their Integration to colt SIEM/monitoring systems.
  • On a periodic and ad-hoc basis disseminate relevant threat intel to various audiences in Colt in form of reports, postings, calls, emails.
  • Work proactively with other business functions to improve security threat detection and prevention capabilities.
  • Participate to and represent Colt at industry related forums.
  • Build relationship with  industry peers, Govt. agencies.

Incident Response

  • Work with SOC to respond to the security incidents according to the security incident process.
  • Develop or enhance existing processes for handling information security incidents.
  • Coordinate efforts among multiple departments during response.
  • Provide investigation findings (RCA) to relevant business units to help improve information security posture.
  • Validate and maintain incident response plan and processes to address potential threats.
  • Write scripts and configure tools to automate analysis.
  • Compile and analyse data for management reporting and metrics.

Role specific requirements

Skills & Experience

  • Comprehensive technical knowledge and practical experience (minimum of 5 years) in information security in either large-scale enterprise or telecommunications industry
  • Three or more years of practical experience in an incident response role or threat intelligence Role
  • Demonstrated ability to apply technical and analytical skills in a security environment
  • Ability to work extremely well under pressure while maintaining a professional image and approach
  • Exceptional information analysis abilities; ability to perform independent analysis and distil relevant findings and root cause
  • Strong analytical writing skills to articulate complex ideas clearly and effectively; experience creating and presenting documentation and management reports
  • Advanced knowledge of information security, privacy concepts and technologies enabling them.
  • Familiarity with security regulatory requirements and standards (such as PCI DSS, ISO 27001/2, etc.).
  • Advanced knowledge and experience with the Windows and Linux operating systems.
  • Good understanding of various IT areas such as network architecture, databases, information management, identity management.
  • Experienced in  hardware and software troubleshooting.
  • Hands on experience running intrusion detection tools, computer forensics tools.
  • Working knowledge of and experience in investigating malicious code and packet captures.
  • This is not a 24×7 role however will require flexibility to provide support to a suspected or an ongoing security incident.


  • CISSP, SANS GCIH, GCIA or GCFA, or equivalent security qualifications.
  • Bachelor’s degree or direct with applicable work experience.

What we offer:

Colt is a growing business that is investing in its people. We offer skill development, learning pathways and accreditation to help our people perform at their best, regardless of role and location.

In addition to offering competitive salaries and incentive plans, a range of benefits and local rewards packages are offered to staff. Colt recognises the importance of a work life balance.

Some benefit examples are:
•Flexible working and relaxed dress code
•Two days annually to spend on volunteering opportunities
•Access to a virtual business school for on-going learning
•Business mentoring
•Free drinks and fresh fruits
•Public transport allowance
•Option of parking slots in the city
•Lunch vouchers

How to Apply

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Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: security, Specialist, Tech, Technology, and telecoms.

Job expires in 47 days.

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