SOC Analyst

Thatcher Associates
£35000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits: 20% shift all
31 Jul 2017
30 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
This organisation comprises teams of dedicated people; experts in defence, aerospace, security and related markets. They draw on extensive technical knowledge and intellectual property to provide the know-how and support to solve some of the world`s most challenging problems. Its people make the critical difference to customers by providing unique approaches to problem solving.

The team are searching for SOC Analyst to join their innovative Cyber Defence centre in Malvern. This role will have you working in shift teams to provide 24x7x365 delivery of intrusion detection/analysis services.

In order to be eligible for the role you must have:

Good understanding of TCP/IP fundamentals and common higher level protocols such as HTTP.

Understands the protocols and communication sequences expected for a number of technologies (e.g. DNS server, network devices).

Knowledge of security technologies such as SIEM, NIDS/NIPS, HIDS/HIPS, Endpoint protection suites.

Has a basic understanding of security architecture, including encryption and encoding, web server
operations, network file sharing and network firewalls as well as their security implications.

Ability to interpret system data such as security event logs, system logs, and application logs.

Ability to identify developing patterns and trends from knowledge and data.

Ability to maintain working knowledge of current and emerging security threats and applying this knowledge to real-time analysis tasks.

Basic understanding of the regulatory environment (law, regulations and standards relevant to cyber network defence) and legislation pertaining to collection and analysis of customer/organisation data.
Demonstrates effective communication skills with colleagues, including the ability to handover work to oncoming shift personnel and when providing input to reports/presentations, justifying assertions with evidence.

You must be a Full British Citizen (living in the UK for over ten years) top be eligible for this opportunity