• Temporary
  • Darlington (Remote)
  • £56,748 - £61,562 GBP / Year
  • Salary: £56,748 - £61,562
  • 23 month fixed term

Website Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities

The Local Digital team sits within the Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities (DLUHC). The team supports councils across England to deliver more user-centred, cost-effective local public services through open, collaborative and reusable work. * As part of our work on the Government Cyber Security Strategy’s ‘Defend as One’ pillar, we’re setting up an operational Local Government Cyber Coordination Centre. We’ll share actionable intelligence with, and between, local authorities to enable them to proactively and promptly respond to emerging threats and vulnerabilities. We’re looking for a Monitoring Lead to work closely with our team of civil servants and 3rd party cyber specialists to collect and analyse security event data and manage malicious activity.

Job description

  • Help set up the Local Government Cyber Coordination Centre, leading in the design, development and enablement of automated monitoring processes using SIEM (Security Information and Event Management) and network analysis tools
  • Support the shaping of the monitoring strategy, ensuring requirements, policies and standards to govern all activities and outputs are met
  • Participate in the cyber threat advice service, sharing regular cyber threat assessments and advice for the local government sector
  • Collect and analyse security event data arising from activity across the organisation, tune and improve rules generating security alerts, and follow up by investigating indicators of potentially malicious activity, escalating incidents or initiating responses
  • Manage the monitoring, triaging, and investigation of security alerts to identify security incidents
  • Reviewing analysis of security event data to manage security incident response, reporting, or escalation where appropriate

To apply for this job please visit www.civilservicejobs.service.gov.uk.