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Threat & Vulnerability Analyst

  • Sky
  • Osterley, Isleworth TW7, UK
  • 31/10/2023
Full time

Job Description

We believe in better. And we make it happen.

Better content. Better products. And better careers.

Working in Tech, Product or Data at Sky is about building the next and the new. From broadband to broadcast, streaming to mobile, SkyQ to Sky Glass, we never stand still. We optimise and innovate.

We turn big ideas into the products, content and services millions of people love.

And we do it all right here at Sky.

What you'll do:

As a Threat and Vulnerability Analyst, you will play a crucial role in identifying, assessing, and mitigating vulnerabilities within our organisation's systems and networks. Your expertise in vulnerability assessment tools, risk analysis, and security best practices will be essential in ensuring the integrity and resilience of our infrastructure. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in vulnerability analysis and a proven track record of delivering effective security solutions.

  • Conduct comprehensive vulnerability assessments on systems, networks, and applications to identify potential vulnerabilities and security weaknesses.
  • Analyse and interpret vulnerability scan results, prioritise findings, and provide actionable recommendations for remediation.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to develop and implement robust vulnerability management strategies and processes.
  • Stay up to date with the latest security threats, vulnerabilities, and industry trends to proactively identify potential risks and recommend appropriate countermeasures.
  • Perform risk analysis and provide guidance on risk mitigation strategies to enhance the overall security posture.
  • Develop and maintain documentation related to vulnerability assessment processes, findings, and remediation efforts.
  • Assist in incident response activities, including investigating and resolving security incidents related to vulnerabilities.
  • Mentor and provide guidance to junior team members, fostering their professional growth and knowledge in vulnerability analysis.
  • Be prepared to travel to multiple locations when required.
  • Be part of the out of hours rota and flexible working hours to respond to Incidents (when required).

What you'll bring:

  • Strong knowledge of vulnerability assessment tools, such as Nessus, Qualys, or OpenVAS.
  • Experience with ServiceNow, ideal Vulnerability Response Module.
  • Experience with technical vulnerabilities
  • Familiarity with industry frameworks and standards, such as OWASP, NIST, or ISO 27001.
  • Solid understanding of network protocols, operating systems, and security technologies.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to prioritise and manage multiple tasks effectively.
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal, with the ability to convey complex technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders.

Team overview

Cyber Security

Our products, platforms and technologies are constantly evolving that’s why keeping Sky safe from cyber-attacks is one of our top priorities. Our Cyber Security team helps the business grow while protecting our customers, colleagues and partners from increasingly sophisticated cyber threats. Our team includes Cyber Fusion Centre, Security Services, Risk and Compliance, Programme Delivery and Business Security, and we work across the UK, Italy and Germany. Join us and you’ll get involved in tackling challenges and future threats in an ever-changing cyber landscape.

The rewards

There's one thing people can't stop talking about when it comes to #LifeAtSky: the perks. Here’s a taster:

  • Sky Q, for the TV you love all in one place
  • The magic of Sky Glass at an exclusive rate
  • A generous pension package
  • Private healthcare
  • Discounted mobile and broadband
  • A wide range of Sky VIP rewards and experiences

Inclusion & how you'll work

We are a Disability Confident Employer, and welcome and encourage applications from all candidates. We will look to ensure a fair and consistent experience for all, and will make reasonable adjustments to support you where appropriate. Please flag any adjustments you need to your recruiter as early as you can.

We’ve embraced hybrid working and split our time between unique office spaces and the convenience of working from home. You’ll find out more about what hybrid working looks like for your role later on in the recruitment process.

Your office space


Our Osterley Campus is a 10-minute walk from Syon Lane train station. Or you can hop on one of our free shuttle buses that run to and from Osterley, Gunnersbury, Ealing Broadway and South Ealing tube stations. There are also plenty of bike shelters and showers.

On campus, you’ll find 13 subsidised restaurants, cafes, and a Waitrose. You can keep in shape at our subsidised gym, catch the latest shows and movies at our cinema, get your car washed, and even get pampered at our beauty salon.


Our lively campus is a free shuttle bus away from Livingston South train station and the town centre. Plus, there’s onsite parking available for cars, motorbikes and bicycles.

You’ll be well fed at our subsidised canteen, and you can keep in shape at our onsite gym. Or play a game of pool or table tennis.

We'd love to hear from you

Inventive, forward-thinking minds come together to work in Tech, Product and Data at Sky. It’s a place where you can explore what if, how far, and what next.

But better doesn’t stop at what we do, it’s how we do it, too. We embrace each other’s differences. We support our community and contribute to a sustainable future for our business and the planet.

If you believe in better, we’ll back you all the way.

Just so you know: if your application is successful, we’ll ask you to complete a criminal record check. And depending on the role you have applied for and the nature of any convictions you may have, we might have to withdraw the offer.