Cyber Security Consultant – SQEP/Data Analyst 1 (CSC)

Closing date for applications: 25/10/2021
Specialist role
Cyber security consultant
Summary of the work
Cyber Mission Data-Alpha(CMD-A) shall improve the quality of Defence data, through new data structures to enable data exploitation through Machine Learning and Data Science.CMD-A will facilitate the delivery of new Cyber Insights upon data currently held and identify information to assist decision making whilst saving resource effort through automation.
Latest start date
Expected contract length
The contract will end date Sept 22.
South West England
Organisation the work is for
Defence Digital, MOD
Maximum day rate
Early market engagement
Who the specialist will work with
The Cyber Security Consultant (Junior) will report to the Senior Cyber Security Consultants and also the Data Manager, they will be working alongside 4 other Senior Cyber Security Consultants, and 2 Data Engineers. This will make up the 'Data Operations Team'.
What the specialist will work on
The Cyber Security Consultant will be required to analyse the data to a high level, with the number of feeds increasing, incident management and also data reports are currently not supported, they will be required to review of overall process for data feeds both old and new.They also need to provide documentation to the Data Manager (Cyber data assessments) and run analysis of data feeds and systems, includingGAP analysis. Providing a final report at end of each project cycle to the Data Manager, working with other team members to implement and provide recommendations from reports.
Address where the work will take place
MOD Corsham / Working from home.
Working arrangements
5 days per week, with a mixture of working from MOD Corsham and remote working. The task will dictate the location of the work.
Security clearance
DV, although initially SC (must be held to start role) would be acceptable with the aim to acquire DV once onboarded.Sole UK nationality is required for this role.
Additional terms and conditions
Off-payroll working rules apply (IR35 in-scope). Any Personal Services Company (PSC) candidates will require to come through an umbrella company.
How many specialists to evaluate
Cultural fit criteria
-work as a team with our organisation and other suppliers (1%) -be transparent and collaborative when making decisions (1%) -have a no-blame culture and encourage people to learn from their mistakes (1%) -take responsibility for their work (1%) -share knowledge and experience with other team members (1%)
Assessment methods
Evaluation weighting
Technical competence 65% Cultural fit 5% Price 30%
Essential skills and experience
  • Experience in an Cyber/Data analyst or Security Operations Centre (SOC) role OR equivilant
  • Experience analysing/onboarding data, or working within a networking environment
  • Knowledge of cyber security principles
  • Incident reporting and management
  • BAU experience (Cyber Ops)
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills and ability to communicate effectively with both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Revelant qualifications in CyberOps/Data Science or revelant industry
  • Knowledge of specific operational impacts of cyber security lapses. Knowledge of cyber threats and vulnerabilities
  • Knowledge of Agile development CI/CD pipeline
Nice-to-have skills and experience
  • Experience with SIEM tools
  • Previous experience working within a defence or intelligence environment
  • Previous experience working within a defensive cyber security environment
  • An existing portfolio which demonstrates aptitude and skills

Closing date for applications: 25/10/2021

Cyber Security Consultant – SQEP/Data Analyst 1 (CSC)

Closing date for applications: 25/10/2021

Specialist role:

Cyber security consultant


South West England


Defence Digital, MOD

Maximum day rate:


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