Senior Security Operation Analyst / Senior SOC Analyst

Recruiter
MillsHill Recruitment Limited
Location
Bermuda Park
Salary
£55,000 per annum
Posted
06 Aug 2017
Closes
16 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior Security Operation Analyst / Senior SOC Analyst

Role Summary

The (SOC) Senior Security Operation Analyst is a Senior Engineer third level position responsible for running the 24x7 SOC. They will be responsible for the monitoring and analysing of security related events within the Cloud infrastructure. The role will involve responding to events, performing appropriate tasks to remedy issues and reporting to the Chief Security Officer.

Key Duties

  • Monitor events and alerts for malicious traffic and activities
  • Perform in depth analysis of security related events, alerts and logs
  • Work to resolve incidents and discovered vulnerabilities with the appropriate teams
  • Troubleshoot problems and perform Root Cause Analysis
  • Work with vendors to resolve vendor related issues, and continually improve the security offering
  • Ongoing work to tune technologies to standards to weed out 'false positives'
  • Create correlation reports and rules
  • Continual process and tool improvement
  • SIEM tool management
  • Regular reporting to CSO
  • Complete all work in accordance with the internal compliance guidelines
  • Support team management and Security & Compliance Officer in the management of security incidents/events
  • Support team management in maintaining staff compliancy to all team information security policies and procedures
  • Maintain and develop professional skill set
  • Support, mentor and knowledge share with other members of the team

Skills and Experience

  • Good communication skills both written and verbal
  • 5+ years' experience of IT security industry, preferably working in a SOC/NOC environment
  • Industry recognised professional certification, e.g. CCSP, OSCP, CCNA, CEH etc
  • Experience with working to support framework for Incident, Problem and Change Management, e.g. ITIL
  • Problem analysis and troubleshooting skills
  • Knowledge and hands on experience in deployment and management of IDS/IPS, firewalls and other security and network products
  • Experience with SIEM tools including, implementation, administration, and creation of basic and advanced correlation rules
  • Experience with event log analysis
  • Experience in vulnerability assessment and management
  • Knowledge of Windows and Linux servers
  • Knowledge of networking basics
  • Experience of virtualisation technologies, ideally VMware
  • Any knowledge of Logrhythm a big plus

Competencies

  • Enthusiasm, drive and initiative
  • The ability to work alone and within a team
  • Ability to work to deadlines
  • The ability to manage pressure and conflicting demands and prioritise tasks and workload
  • Ability to work with minimal levels of supervision
  • Reliability and honesty

MillsHill Recruitment Ltd acts as an employment agency with regards to this role.

Senior Security Operation Analyst / Senior SOC Analyst

Senior Security Operation Analyst / Senior SOC Analyst

Senior Security Operation Analyst / Senior SOC Analyst