Senior Cyber Security Analyst

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Who we are

The Workshop is a tech company that develops incredible software for the online gaming industry. Living by the motto “Fearlessly Forward,” innovation is at the centre of everything we do, whether it’s our games, new products and technologies. We understand that great ideas come from great people, and great people thrive when they’re trusted to challenge, change, improve, and perfect our products and processes.Our strength lies in the diversity of our skills, and that comes from the diversity of our people. The Workshop is committed to being a diverse and inclusive workplace where we learn from each other, trust each other, and value collaboration. We welcome candidates of all genders, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, age, nationality, belief (or lack thereof,) and programming language preference. As an equal opportunity employer, we offer a pleasant, supportive place to work – whoever you are. It’s a place where you can try new ideas, take risks, and move Fearlessly Forward.

What you'll do

To protect our business and customers from cyber-attacks, including internal and external threat vectors, and protect the people and information assets of the organisation.

You are passionate about security and will apply your technical understanding of security operations practices and principles to identify and remediate any security related incidents, vulnerabilities or other concerns that may impact the business.

You will use your experience and expertise to mentor Security Analysts within the team and further develop their capabilities.


  • Operate and monitor Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS), Security Incident and Event Management (SIEM), anti-malware and other cyber-security tools, logs and technologies, enabling rapid detection and response to malicious activities.
  • Recognise and respond to cyber-attacks and threats based on in-depth, proactive analysis of monitoring, network, application and system event data to identify potentially abnormal or anomalous system behaviour.
  • Manage the incident response process through to closure.
  • Perform forensic analysis of IDS, logs, network traffic dumps and other cyber-security event sources, e.g. firewalls, asset inventories, vulnerability registers, through both manual and automated correlation practices.
  • Evaluate and utilise intelligence regarding new threats and vulnerabilities to ensure protective monitoring is capable of detecting potential new attacks (e.g. through custom IDS or SIEM rules).
  • Research and maintain a proficiency in current and emerging threats, vulnerabilities and security technology developments.
  • Create reports on cyber-security threats, attacks, incidents, and other indicators of cyber-security issues.
  • Assess the organisation’s exposure to existing and new vulnerabilities and develop detection / mitigation strategies.
  • Optimize and automate repetitive tasks.
  • Lead in knowledge sharing with other analysts to develop solutions and continued improvement.

What you'll bring

  • Familiarity with IDS, SIEM, anti-malware and cyber-security technologies, including tuning, where appropriate.
  • Demonstrable understanding of network traffic analysis techniques and ability to correlate multiple cyber-security event sources to provide a complete analysis of an intrusion and recommend mitigation.
  • Familiarity with the tools and techniques used by both ethical and malicious hackers, e.g. vulnerability scanners, exploit frameworks, etc.
  • Experience in performing vulnerability assessments and or penetration tests against network and web applications.
  • Understanding of the anatomy of cyber-attacks.
  • Knowledge and understanding of common network protocols (e.g. TCP, UDP, DNS, DHCP, HTTP, SMTP, ICMP) and how they can be abused.
  • Knowledge of multiple operating systems including hardening methodologies.
  • Security operations experience is an asset.
  • Excellent English communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Detail oriented with strong organisational and analytical skills.
  • Experience with automation and scripting.
  • Degree in Computer Science, Security related certifications (SANS, OSCP, CISSP etc) or equivalent working experience preferred.

What's in it for you

  • Challenging and fulfilling work at an innovative, global company that uses cutting-edge tech
  • Global work experience in an agile methodology
  • International, friendly and inclusive multi-cultural environment (over 35 nationalities that speak altogether almost 30 languages!)
  • Competitive salary and relocation packages for you and your family
  • Flexibility of working from home/place of residence during COVID-19, followed by the relocation to Malaga after the sanitary crisis is over
  • Flexible working hours, well-being programs, learning and growth opportunities
  • Team building events, learning labs, Hackathons/Designatons 
  • Opportunity to shape the tech community inside and outside of The Workshop, mentoring and sharing knowledge with others

 …and loads more!

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Calle Severo Ochoa, 16
29590 Málaga Directions View page

Our culture

We’re lucky enough to have a home in two of Europe’s best tech cities – London and Malaga – and are proud of our diversity. Our Inventors represent over 40 different nationalities and almost 30 languages.

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