Cyber Security Analyst / SOC Analyst

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Cyber Security Analyst / SOC Analyst

Proven SOC / Security Analyst required for a role that will see you working in a building with plenty of light.... I know, un-heard of in the SOC world ;)

Job Description

Senior Cyber Security Analyst / SOC Analyst
Midlands / Birmingham

I am currently working exclusively with growing Cyber defence organisation currently investing heavily in securing new talent, in this case, seeking a proven Security Analyst / SOC Analyst

You will role include:

o Working as part of a team monitoring and investigating security events received from Customer's monitored IT estates so that potential attacks can be detected.
o Identifying suspicious and / or anomalous activities and taking appropriate action based on documented processes and procedures.
o Checking system vulnerabilities and recommending remedial action to be taken.
o Performing analysis of log files.
o Managing security incidents through all phases of the incident response lifecycle from identification through to closure.
o Carrying out all activities in line with SOC policies and SOC procedures.
o Undertaking local reporting of issues into the SOC log and providing effective internal communication and handover to oncoming shift personnel.
o Ensuring that all Security Monitoring Systems and Consoles, including all Availability Monitoring Systems are monitored diligently and in a timely fashion by the whole shift team.
o Troubleshooting monitoring system issues.
o Working with Customers to configure host IDS / IPS policies.
o Assisting with the on-boarding of new customers and log sources
o Development of SIEM rules
o Performing analysis of log files.

Your skills and working background should include some of the following:

oProven background in administering and supporting Windows and Linux based operating systems and IT networking protocols
o Proven working experience in a SOC / Security Analyst role
o Good understanding of common network services (web, mail, FTP, etc), network vulnerabilities and network attack patterns.
o Knowledge of SIEM toolsets.
o Understanding of IDS and IPS technologies / Syslog / Windows Event Logs / Network Traffic Analysis
o CISSP / GCIA / GCIH or ITIL certifications (or similar) would be extremely desirable

This role will offer not only a great working environment, working with the latest technologies and some highly skill individuals but is being offered at a time of growth, investment and development and will offer a great platform for career development and progression.

Advanced Resource Managers IT Limited operates & advertises as an Employment Agency for permanent positions and as an Employment Business for contract/temporary positions.

Key Consultant

Tom Hickling

Tom Hickling profile

I specialise within the network security market, focusing on SIEM, Next-Gen Firewalls, IDS, SOC and IR skills. I excel in placing senior security engineers, professional services and pre-sales consultants within my given niche. I strive to build long-term, fruitful relationships with varied MSSPs, vendors and consultancies, working with hiring managers and internal recruitment teams.