Information Security Analyst - SOC - SIEM - Birmingham

Concept Resourcing
£60k - 65k per year + car allowance + benefits
11 Aug 2017
31 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
My client is undertaking a number of large programmes of change within its UK and Global business and as such looking to strengthen its IT Security / SOC team. This role will be working within a growing team close to Birmingham, West Midlands with UK wide travel to visit other sites and engage with technical teams and senior stakeholders. You will be experienced in identifying IT security incidents and understand the process to analyst, resolve and report within a SOC - Security Operations Centre environment.

As Information Security Analyst you will be working with the latest information security tools to help you to monitor, track and investigate security incidents and ensuring that policies/ procedures are observed to maintain and improve the security posture of the company. Working as part of a focused IT Security team;

You will

- Identify, log and track IT Security events
- Attend risk assessments to determine and record mitigating actions to identified risks.
- Use SIEM and service reporting tools to monitor the security posture of the IT estate and identify irregular activity and behaviours.
- Refine and develop dashboards and reports to continuously improve security situational awareness.
- Use security tools and develop simple scripts to assist with the ongoing analysis of a security event or incident.
- Perform quarterly network and wireless vulnerability assessments, create service requests with support teams to address weaknesses found and monitor and report on progress.
- At least two verifiable certifications on the area - Security+, Offensive Security or similar.
- Good understanding of IT security principles
- Experience using vulnerability assessment tools like Nessus, Saint and other closed-source and open source Kali-Based tools.
- Experience using Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) tools like AlienVault, Splunk.

Salary is c£65,000 + car allowance + 5% pension, 25 days holiday, Bupa screening and much more more!