Graduate Opportunity

Graduate Cyber Security Analyst

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Role outline

This role has come about to support the expansion of ABB’s services and solutions to customers working in the process industries.

The successful Cyber Security analyst will provide Cyber Security expertise with an Industrial Control Systems focus to help clients improve their Cyber Security posture by delivering a wide range of Cyber Security services that cover the whole cyber security lifecycle of an organisation.

This will include working with customers to identify their cyber security needs and following through with the technical delivery of identified solutions.

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Main responsibilities will be to carry out the following functions :

  • Cyber Security Risk Assessments
  • Gap Analysis
  • Compliance Assessments
  • Policy and Procedure development
  • Vulnerability Identification and Analysis
  • Asset Identification and Management
  • Incident response participating in 24 on-call duty
  • Threat Intelligence
  • Cyber Exercising
  • Cyber Security Training.

In addition to the above responsibilities you will be required to carry out all of the below, but specialise in one, of the following areas:

Penetration Testing

  • Carrying out penetration tests on IT and OT systems according to industry best practices in order to identify vulnerabilities within client systems and identify actions to mitigate associate cyber risks.

Security Analysis

  • Help with the development and running of a state of the art Security Operations Centre (SOC) with an industrial control systems focus
  • Identify and understand threats posed to industrial control systems
  • Carry out host and network forensics on systems in order to detect and analyse malicious activity, identify system vulnerabilities and look for best practice improvements
  • Design detection rules to detect malicious activity
  • Triage malicious software and network activity to identify attribution, intent and impact of the activity

Security Architecture

Design and technical delivery of the following:

  • Integration and operability of secure system architecture designs
  • Secure firewall installation and configuration
  • Secure remote access solutions
  • Malware protection management
  • Application whitelisting
  • Patch Management
  • Backups and Recovery
  • User and access management
  • System restoration.


  • IT related degree, ideally with a focus on­­­ Cyber Security.


  • Experience working with IT and OT areas of Oil, Gas or chemicals industries
  • An understanding of implementing security within an industrial control system environment and understanding of the differences between security for IT and OT
  • Knowledge of one or more object oriented programming language
  • Working knowledge of security products including SIEMs.


Must be able to travel within UK and overseas.


How to Apply

Job ID Number: GB67592659
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Opportunity Overview

  • Ongoing
  • Competitive + benefits
  • All grades
  • Multiple UK Locations

Preferred Disciplines...

  • Cyber Security

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