Lead Cyber Security Analyst

We are a technology company that is transforming operations at sea to enable people and the planet to thrive.

We are open-minded and fearless in our approach to innovation and don’t believe in boundaries. We challenge everything and have massive ambitions to drag aging industries into the tech era.

We take safety, equality and education very seriously, and our responsibilities don’t stop at our front door. Our business is built on the belief that there’s definitely a more environmentally responsible way to operate at sea.

We only employ the best people. People with a desire for excellence, a curious nature, people who are thoughtful, humble, collaborative and accountable.

We reward our people well. Beyond what’s usually considered to be the ‘market average’. 

The opportunities for people in our business can be limitless, spanning a multitude of disciplines and open to all, regardless of background and experience level.

We are not your average workplace.

Ocean Infinity is seeking a Lead Cyber Security Analyst responsible for building, operating, and maintaining the security operations function at the Armada Remote Control Centers. This person will also be the Security Controller for the UK Government’s List X program, as well as responsible for the UK Government’s Cyber Essentials program. Must be able to hold appropriate security clearances as required.

Work Country: Southampton, UK

Work Location: Onsite

Division/Department: IT Enterprise

Reports to: Director of Cyber Intelligence and Security

What will you do:

  • Creating and managing the UK Government’s List-X and Cyber Essentials program functions and relationships;
  • Assist with evaluating the Cyber Security Operations functions, whether that is with a local team, or a 3rd party service;
  • Primary areas of responsibility for the Armada fleet will be access control, authentication, intrusion detection, anomaly detection, malware defense, network security, security analytics, data protection, and vulnerability management;
  • Coordinate with IT Operations and others on ticketing items, anomaly detection, and immediate remediation;
  • Manages and improves SOC operations, mentoring staff, and ensuring the team maintains current skills;
  • Employs detection and monitoring capabilities to detect and respond to threats related to Armada vessels;
  • Ensures appropriate security evaluations (i.e. vulnerability and penetration testing) are occurring;
  • Cooperates with IT security and operations on the development, and testing of the Disaster Recovery Plan;
  • Prepares and delivers both high-level and detailed presentations to management and user groups;
  • Is prepared to act as stand-in for the Director, Cyber Security as required to address security issues;
  • When needed, engage in and oversee threat research, vulnerability management, event correlations, and incident response;

Who you are:

  • Eight (8) years of experience working with and managing people in security operations, vulnerability management, red team/incident responder, security operations analyst or similar position;
  • BS or BA in computer science, information security, cyber security or in a related field, or equivalent experience;
  • Recent experience with UK Government’s List-X program, including initiating the application process, and acting as the Security Controller for Ocean Infinity;
  • Very hands on and technical, with prior experience with operations and management of SOC tools (SIEM, SOAR, Nessus, Forescout, etc);
  • Previous experience dealing with vulnerability management and appropriate risk control associated with those vulnerabilities;
  • Able to design, implement, and maintain cyber security programs;
  • Able to perform cyber security risk assessments, and security tests;
  • Possess excellent presentation skills, including presentation development, and advanced skills in O365;
  • Possess excellent English oral and written communication skills; demonstrated capability to produce reports suitable for both technical and non-technical audiences, and strong interpersonal and collaboration skills;
  • Able to lead security teams under limited supervision with demanding KPAs and timelines;
  • Be willing to travel up to 10%, domestically and internationally;
  • Thoughtful, thorough and conscientious;
  • Interested in others and strives for the best for the team;
  • Ability to take ownership and engagement in the work;
  • Integrity, credibility and maturity for confidential issues;
  • Ability to handle sensitive and confidential situations with diplomacy;
  • Ability to work as a trusted advisor with senior stakeholders;
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to prioritize work in a fast-paced environment;
  • Strong leadership skills;
  • Strong interpersonal and people management skills;
  • Strong communication skills;
  • Driven, proactive and able to work autonomously with little supervision towards the company’s purpose; 
  • Critical thinking and ability to show initiative;
  • Open and receptive to new and different ideas;
  • Ability to work well in a team and independently;
  • Enthusiastic about protecting people and the planet.


  • A recognized industry certification in information security.

What you can expect:

At Ocean Infinity, we believe in creating equal opportunities for all, celebrating each and everyone’s differences.  We are driven by transforming the industry, through our technology, thoughts, behaviours and actions.  Being inclusive and respectful to all is fundamental to who we are.  It is the right thing to do and enables innovation and creativity to thrive.

There is more work to be done, and we know that we aren’t perfect, but our commitment to these values is unwavering. They are central to our mission and the impact we have on the industry, meaning, we cannot live without them.

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