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Threat and Vulnerability Analyst in Peterborough

Job description

175 years ago, our founder Thomas Cook began this company with a vision to ‘broaden the mind of others and break down the partition walls of prejudice.'

Once describing himself as ‘the willing and devoted servant of the travelling public,’ Thomas Cook was a true pioneer of the travel industry, opening up a world of new destinations and new travel experiences to everyone. By obtaining the best services and prices for his customers, he laid the foundations of the company that still bears his name today.

Thomas Cook is now one of the world’s leading leisure travel groups, supported by around 22,000 colleagues and operating from 15 countries.

Our vision today remains true to Thomas Cook’s ambitions - to be the world’s most loved holiday company.

Job title: Threat and Vulnerability Analyst

Location - Flexible, can be based in our Peterborough, London or European offices


Job purpose: Support the management and ownership of security services and operations within Thomas Cook.


Key accountabilities and decision ownership :

  • Perform threat identification and vulnerability management duties across the Thomas Cook Group networks
  • Responsible for ensuring that security vulnerabilities are raised to internal teams and/or 3rd party suppliers and remediated according to agreed timescales
  • Responsible for the Identification of internal and external threats and vulnerabilities to Thomas Cook networks
  • Responsible for fine-tuning vulnerability management toolsets to provide maximum benefit and reduce overall company cyber risk
  • Responsible for liaising with stakeholders to perform vulnerability scanning and remediation activities, determine impacts, workarounds, analytical services and recommendations for vulnerability management improvements
  • Responsible for ensuring vulnerability scanning toolsets and operational services are fit for purpose
  • Responsible for compiling, disseminating and tracking security vulnerability and threat notifications to internal teams and third party suppliers.
  • Support enhancement, improvement and delivery of threat analysis and vulnerability management processes and procedures to reduce risk


Skills, know-how and experience:

Must have:

  • Demonstrable evidence of managing and performing vulnerability scans using Qualys toolsets
  • Strong analytical skills, capable of analysing complex technical information to identify patterns, trends and linkage.
  • Previous experience within vulnerability management
  • Excellent written and verbal skills, with the ability to translate complex concepts into easily understood principals.
  • The ability to pro-actively identify cross-functional threats and vulnerabilities
  • Previous experience writing vulnerability management procedures
  • Previous experience dealing with vulnerability management across complex network topologies.



  • Detailed understanding of ITIL principals
  • The ability to work across various cultures internationally


Technical / professional qualifications:

  • BSc
  • GSEC
  • GPEN



Life at Thomas Cook is fast-paced and full of opportunities. We’re a leading international travel company that believes in empowering our people, so when you join us, you’ll be given the chance to create, learn and innovate. You’ll also be given the support and training you need to develop your career in the direction you choose.

As you might expect, our holiday benefits are something special. We’ll give you an allowance towards your holiday every year, depending on how long you’ve been with us.  There are also special last minute employee deals, which give you the opportunity to pick up a holiday at an outstanding price. Working for Thomas Cook, you can travel the world for less.

We also offer a flexible benefits package that gives you a range of options to ensure your benefits match your lifestyle.

Extra information

Full UK/EU driving license preferred
Car Preferred
Must be eligible to work in the EU
Cover Letter Required

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