VSOC Analyst

London, United Kingdom

Sibylline Ltd

Global Risk Analysis - Embed Operations - Threat monitoring and reputation risk services. Sibylline is a strategic advisory firm, dedicated to helping decision-makers identify opportunities and mitigate risks in their operating environments.

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Company Description

About Sibylline

Sibylline is a leading intelligence and strategic risk consultancy in the security sector. Since 2010 we have supported businesses, governments and NGOs through the provision of high-quality risk analysis, due diligence and consultancy services. The firm provides an innovative, entrepreneurial and fast-growing working environment, offering employees ever greater exposure to high-profile clients and challenges. Sibylline offers fantastic opportunities for career progression within a successful company, and we aim to help our employees to build their own personal profiles as well-regarded analysts within the broader industry.

Key attributes of Sibylline employees are:

  • Self-motivated, and auto-improving individuals who can couple initiative and boldness with good judgement
  • Excellent written and spoken English
  • Clarity of thought and analytical flair
  • Strong, demonstrable interest in security and intelligence
  • The ability to work under pressure, demonstrate leadership when required but also be able to collaborate effectively in teams
  • Excellent attention to detail

Job Description

About the role 

We are looking for a motivated security professional to join us as a Virtual Security Operations Centre (VSOC) Analyst, working within Sibylline’s in-house Global Intelligence Team (GIT). Reporting to the VSOC manager, you will join a 24/7 team of security specialists providing incident and threat monitoring, update briefs, research duties and intelligence analysis.  

In this multifaceted role, as a VSOC Analyst, you will assume a range of critical responsibilities aimed at ensuring the safety and security of client’s personnel, operations and assets. This includes responsibility for both incident data monitoring, tailored social media monitoring solutions and intelligence analysis / reporting. You will also be responsible for disseminating mass communications concerning global events that hold the potential to impact the well-being of client’s personnel, valuable assets and business operations.   

You will maintain a constant awareness of geopolitical and national issues that may impact the client’s employees, locations or reputation. You will conduct thorough horizon scanning to produce comprehensive reports highlighting emerging trends and incidents in regions where the company operates. This is delivered as comprehensive reporting and reviews for Sibylline’s clients.  

The VSOC operates 24 hours a day, 365 days a year on an 8-hour shift pattern rotation. Therefore, you must be flexible to work on weekends, public holidays, and night shifts as required by the shift rota.  

This is UK-based remote role with occasional travel to the office for training, events or administrative purposes. 

Responsibilities   

  • Maintaining situational awareness and collecting and analysing information to ensure the safety and security of our client’s people, buildings and operations 

  • Detecting and assessing threats and incidents and determining their impact to our clients

  • Using open-source intelligence (OSINT) sources and internal databases to produce tactical intelligence

  • Using OSINT sources and internal databases to conduct social media, deep and dark web monitoring

  • Writing and distributing notifications and daily and weekly products

  • Triaging incidents and threats quickly and effectively

  • Conducting ad-hoc client briefings on unfolding events 

  • Conducting research, maintaining Global Intelligence Team core products including city security briefs, event risk assessments and Sibylline’s ASTRA platform 

  • Collect and maintain data sets as directed by Lead Data, Insights and Capability analyst

  • Display creative thinking and consulting skills to deliver a continually improving service for our clients

  • Facilitate the dissemination of information to mobilize the necessary resources to ensure that regional staff can mitigate immediate risks and incidents

  • Analysts may be required to support our clients directly by providing short term "Surge" capacity as required

  • Perform any additional duties as required by the Head of Global Intelligence 

  • Engage and collaborate with other Sibylline teams globally to remain up to date with best practices, resources, and industry standards

Requirements

  • Demonstrated interest in security policies, best practices, and procedures, with a customer service mindset

  • Impeccable communication skills, with the ability to take urgent calls from concerned stakeholders with patience and professionalism  

  • Ability to monitor the news, social media, and other information feeds and quickly determine the impact of security events and crises on business operations

  • Excellent research skills, with the ability to rapidly digest, evaluate and “sift” large quantities of information from a range of sources

  • Ability to interpret, organise and visualise data

  • Analytical mindset, with the ability to provide thoughtful insight into complex situations

  • Excellent attention to detail

  • High level of competency with MS Office tools

Nice to have 

  • University degree in Security Studies, War Studies, International Relations, Criminal Justice, or related field

  • 1-2 years of relevant experience in military service, government, law enforcement, private security, corporate intelligence, or a related field 

  • Experience with mass notification systems (e.g. Everbridge, Vismo)

  • Experience with social media monitoring software (e.g. Dataminr, Navigator) 

  • Cross-functional experience within a global security team (e.g. threat monitoring, travel 

Interview Process  

  • Initial call with our Talent Acquisition team member   

  • Timed written assessment (arranged at the time that suits you) to test writing and analytical capability

  • Panel interview with Sibylline's hiring manager and team members

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Tags: Monitoring OSINT Risk analysis Risk assessment

Perks/benefits: Flex hours Team events

Region: Europe
Country: United Kingdom

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