Senior SOC Analyst

  • Location:

    City of London, London

  • Sector:

    Cyber Security

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Goodman Masson Ltd

  • Job ref:

    Senior SOC LDN_1535967968

  • Published:

    12 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2018-10-03

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Senior SOC Analyst

About the role:

An exhilarating opportunity at an innovative cyber security consultancy has arisen for a Senior SOC Analyst, to work within a newly developed Security Operations Centre (SOC), using the latest, cutting-edge technology on the market.

Working alongside a group of industry experts within a dynamic environment, you will be tasked with monitoring, triaging and analysis of the alerts within the SIEM and escalating further by leading the Incident Response and Investigation activities.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide first and second level technical resolution for security alerts and SOC service requests.
  • Manage alerts and incidents through the incident life cycle within the ticketing system.
  • Interface with clients in incident identification, remediation and resolution.
  • Resolve or escalate identified incidents.
  • You will be tasked with supporting enhancement, development and distribution of monitoring and responding methods and processes to reduce all risks.
  • Will be communicating about the risks associated with detected events on both technical and non-technical layers to senior stakeholders.

Key Skills & Requirements:

  • Knowledge of TCP/IP, network protocols and information security is essential.
  • Understanding and experience of using Linux is essential.
  • Extensive knowledge of attacker tools, tactics and procedures.
  • 24x7 NOC/SOC experience, experience of working for a Managed Security Service Provider (MSSP), is desirable.
  • Knowledge of configuring and implementing technical security controls (firewalls, IDS, AV).
  • 2+years in working within a SOC is required.
  • Strong communications skills, both written and verbal.

Education:

  • Masters or bachelor's degree within Computer Science, Cyber Security or related disciplines is preferred.
  • SANS certifications such as 511, 503, 501, 504, 506, 401 is preferred.

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