SOC Analyst Permanent Global Leader in IT Digital Services

83zero Limited
£35,000 per annum Shift Allowance Bonus (25% of Annual Salary), 25 day
19 Mar 2019
28 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
SOC Analyst – Permanent – Global Leader in IT Digital Services
Salary: £35,000 - £45,000 + Shift Allowance Bonus (25% of Annual Salary)
Benefits: 25 days Annual Leave, Private Medical, Pension (up to 10%), Life Assurance, Income Protection etc.
Location: Birmingham
Our client, a global digital transformation consultancy, are looking for a SOC Specialist to join their growing team. You will work within a 24x7 SOC operational support environment, incorporating a tiered security model across a range of security support functions. As the SOC Analyst, your primary focus will be monitoring customer environments to detect and respond to any information security threats.
This is a great opportunity to join a rapidly growing Cyber Security Team and work for a global leader within digital transformation.
The Role:
• Monitoring and investigating attacks, intrusions and unusual, unauthorised or illegal activity • Determine emerging threat patterns and vulnerabilities • Investigate security breaches and other cyber security incidents • Installing security measures and operating software to protect systems and information infrastructure, including firewalls and data encryption programs• Performing tests, uncovering network vulnerabilities, and fixing detected vulnerabilities
Essential Skills & Experience:
• Experience of working within a Security Operations Centre• The ability to gain SC clearance and Office for Nuclear Regulation clearance• Solid understanding of cyber security risks associated with various technologies and how to manage them• Experience of vulnerability and threat assessment• Excellent working knowledge of various security technologies e.g. network and application firewalls, anti-virus, host intrusion prevention etc• Excellent communication skills and the ability to communicate with technical and non-technical team members• Experience in the following technologies:- Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) – experience with NetIQ Sentinel or McAfee is an advantage- Network IDS / IPS Management and Support – experience with McAfee or Sourcefire IDS/IPS solutions is an advantage- Web Application Firewalls (WAF) – experience with Imperva or F5 products is an advantage• Applicants must be able to work on a rotation shift pattern