Junior Security Analyst

London, United Kingdom


Legal & General are a leading UK financial services provider, offering life insurance, pensions, retirement and investment services. Get a quote today.

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Company Description

Helping over ten million people around the world manage their savings, retirement plans and life insurance requires a lot of people behind-the-scenes.  It’s up to us in L&G Group functions – which includes our tech and digital teams, Group Finance, HR, Risk and Corporate Comms to provide the essential support services that all areas of the business need, here in the UK and overseas. Simply put, we enable everyone at Legal & General to do what they do best. That means we’re helping to improve our customers’ lives, and contributing to the success of the business every day.

Job Description

We are looking for a Junior Security Analyst to join our team in London!

You'll be supporting the management of Security Operations, Security Incidents and Infrastructure Security for Legal & General.  Using the latest threat intelligence to inform daily activities and proactive threat hunts to detect and respond to threat actors, you'll also work alongside other security analysts and security professionals with the aim of making L&G a harder cyber target.  

This is the ideal role for a Junior Security Analyst looking for their next career move - or perhaps you have a passion for cyber security and are looking for your first role into this industry? Please read on for more information!


What you'll be doing

  • Assisting with the response to security incidents occurring within L&G on a 24x7 basis
  • Working in conjunction with the rest of the SOC team to provide L1 and L2 monitoring across Legal & General (e.g., collating security events gathered across sources, triaging events and managing security events as required to help ensure these are responded to in a timely and effective manner).
  • Aiding in the design and implementation of use cases used across L&G tools, providing ongoing tuning and detection enhancement inline with trends observed to ensure continuous improvement. 
  • Assisting in the level 3 response for various security events and incidents such as intrusion, malware infections, network breaches and denial of service attacks to help ensure these are managed in a timely and effective manner
  • Assisting in any required management information creation and collation such as dashboards for Managers and application owners to help ensure that risk events and changes in trends are easily detected and reported on

Additional Information

What we're looking for

  • An awareness of tools used in detection and response such as XDR/EDR, Network Monitoring, SIEM
  • It would be useful if you have some understanding of threat intelligence and how it can be used within Security Operations to build mature detection and response
  • An awareness of new and emerging threats with an ability to build in detection capability around this knowledge
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with ability to exercise mature judgement
  • Any certifications in infrastructure, networking or malware analysis would be beneficial
  • If you have a passion for cyber security but don't have the commercial experience yet then we would still be interested in hearing from you!

The brand with the brolly is choosing today to change tomorrow.

Since 1836, we’ve grown to become one of the world's largest asset managers, homebuilders, pension providers and insurance brands. 

We’re all here to improve the lives of our customers, build a better society for the long term, and create value for our shareholders - helping to shape a better future for society and the planet.

We need people who share our ambitions, agility and entrepreneurial spirit to help us do it.

At L&G, you’ll find a balance that helps you be your best. Empowered by hybrid working, we’re supported by technology and workplaces that enable us to work effectively wherever we are. We come together in offices to collaborate and connect, and use time at home for individual, focused activities. And, when we achieve great things, we celebrate our success and reward strong performance.

Today, there’s over 10,000 of us, working towards our mission, with plenty of opportunities to grow your career as we grow L&G. Will you join us?

Great minds don’t have to think alike, so we welcome voices from all backgrounds. Bringing together people with different life experiences helps us build empathy with our customers and drive innovation.

We don’t just talk about it, we actively promote diversity and equitable opportunities for all. That means our employment decisions are made without regard to race, colour, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability or protected veteran status. In fact, we embrace every dimension of diversity to reflect the customers and communities we serve.

We think it’s important to create an inclusive environment where we can all belong, contribute and drive progress, where you can develop and grow, and be empowered. We want you to use your voice to help us build a better tomorrow.

We all work differently, and have different needs, which is why. we’re always open to discussing flexible working arrangements. Likewise, we’re committed to finding reasonable accommodations for candidates with specific needs during our recruiting process.

So whoever you are, wherever you are, whatever your story, we'd love to hear from you.

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Tags: EDR Finance Malware Monitoring SIEM SOC Threat intelligence XDR

Perks/benefits: Career development Flex hours Insurance Team events

Region: Europe
Country: United Kingdom
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Category: Analyst Jobs

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