Security Monitoring – NDR & XDR Consultant

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Security Monitoring – NDR & XDR Consultant

Whitehall Resources are currently looking for a Security Monitoring – NDR & XDR Consultant on Hybrid basis, 2-3 days a week onsite in Cheshire for an initial 6 month contract.

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Job Description:

  • As an experienced NDR & XDR Consultant, you will assist in the strategic design, implementation, and ongoing optimisation of Security Monitoring Project initiatives within Barclays.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Enhance visibility of Malicious Traffic
  • Deploy Network Detection and Response (NDR & XDR)
  • Develop telemetry solution to give full observability of malicious traffic.
  • Investigate strategic XDR solution.
  • Work with global teams to provide consistent processes and solutions.
  • Competency to lead technical and strategic conversations with respect to NDR / XDR and can advise partners on complex technical design and deployments.

Technical Skills & Competencies:

  • 3 – 4+ years of Industry experience
  • Experience working with vendors to implement and support NDR XDR technology, including troubleshooting and upgrades.
  • Experience designing and building high-performance, secure, scalable, observable, supportable, and maintainable backend services.
  • Maintaining DLP technology, configuring policies and compiling reports
  • Serving as a NDR & XDR subject matter expert within the organisation.
  • Collaborating on rule development lifecycle including policy development, responses rules and maintenance.
  • Atlassian stack – Confluence/JIRA/BitBucket
  • Hands on Unix or Windows Skills
  • Docker experience on both Windows and Unix
  • Excellent analytical and troubleshooting skills across complex systems.
  • Able to articulate complicated processes to non-technical stakeholders.
  • Experience creating designs for implementation of commercial off the shelf products
  • Excellent troubleshooting/problem solving skills.
  • Experience of dealing with incident, problem, and change management processes.
  • Excellent troubleshooting/problem solving skills.
  • Experience of dealing with incident, problem and change management processes.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Computer Science or a related discipline.
  • Previous experience in the financial sector
  • Good awareness of Enterprise Security and Cyber Security as problem domains
  • Demonstrates excellent judgment for balancing between rapid development, long-term code maintainability and supportability.

All of our opportunities require that applicants are eligible to work in the specified country/location, unless otherwise stated in the job description.

Whitehall Resources are an equal opportunities employer who value a diverse and inclusive working environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, pregnancy, disability, age, veteran status, or other characteristics.

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