As a rapidly growing company in a dynamic sector, ECSC is always interested in hearing from individuals who are keen to develop their skills and knowledge in cyber security. We have a range of roles in our Security Operations Centre, along with other field-based opportunities.

At present, ECSC has a dedicated in-house recruitment department and, as such, we are not looking to engage the services of any third-party recruiters at this time. We will update this page should this change in the future.

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Cyber Security Researcher/Analyst

Bradford, West Yorkshire
Circa £25,000 p.a.
Full-Time, Permanent

The Role

The Cyber Security Researcher/Analyst role provides "Blue Team" functions to the SOC to support the defence of our clients' systems.

Key Areas of Responsibility

  • Maintain the security of our clients' systems, and help the team to protect, detect and respond to security incidents
  • Understand how threat attacks to clients' systems can be applied, detected and defended against through continuous learning and skills development
  • Perform research and analysis of threat attacks as they are played out
  • Develop responses to attacks and communicate these to the client within SLAs
  • Continuously develop and adapt the systems that we build and manage to ensure they maintain security in the face of new threats to, and changes in, the clients' environments

Key Measures

  • Demonstrate technical capability in key functional areas of the systems
  • Show a good understanding of current threats, vulnerabilities, attacks and mitigations
  • Provide timely, well researched and accurate responses with actionable intelligence to clients
  • Update skills and knowledge in areas that are directly applicable to the job functions
  • Develop new rules, signatures and knowledge bases for the key detection technologies in accordance with relevant threat intelligence

Key Skills/Requirements

  • Learning, self-motivation
  • Knowledge of cybersecurity threats, attacks. Knowledge of target systems
  • Understanding of modern computer networking
  • Knowledge in key functional areas including TCP/IP networking, Linux Operating Systems, iptables firewalling, Ossec/Wazuh, Squid, Apache, Nginx, postfix, Snort, Suricata, Bro, Modsecurity
  • Scripting and secure configuration of systems
  • Security management of other systems including Windows, Cisco is also desirable
  • ECSC Labs developed systems


As well as a great company culture, opportunities for career progression, we offer a generous package including:

  • Salary of £25,000 p.a.
  • 25 days' holiday + Bank Holidays
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Private Healthcare
  • Exclusive Employee Rewards Scheme

If this role is of interest to you, please send your CV to

Our Values

Excellence: We motivate our teams to foster a commitment to exceed expectations, for the clients, the company, and each other

Communication: Our organisation is filled with knowledgeable, experienced highly-skilled professionals, where everyone’s views are valued and considered, ensuring we can deliver the highest level of services for our clients

Synergy: Through a combined effort of our teams, and with our leading industry professionals, we achieve common goals, service success and a total effect that is greater through working together

Challenge:>We believe we work at our best if we enjoy what we do for our clients, so we work with people who like to solve problems, have a thirst for knowledge, who enjoy delivering the best solutions, and are motivated to be the best they can be

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ECSC has almost two decades' experience in the design, implementation and management of IT security solutions.

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