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|Area||West Midlands, UK|
|Salary||£30000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits: 20% Bonus + Benefits|
|Job Ref||SOC - LD|
Security Analyst – Global SOC
My client, a market leading services company are recruiting for a capable Security Analyst. The opportunity will play a key role in SOC and be a key part of a team of IT Security professionals delivering services to Internal and External customers.
- Act upon security events, requests and incidents logged in management systems such as Remedy and Assure or reported directly, to ensure that threats, vulnerabilities and breaches are managed to minimise impact to confidentiality, integrity and availability of systems and data. Attend risk assessments where appropriate 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 anomalous activity and behaviours. Refine and develop dashboards and reports to continuously improve security situational awareness.
- Use security tools and, where appropriate, 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. Assist with forensic data capture and analysis under supervision when requested.
- As subject matter expert for operational security, provide advice and guidance to other teams within the business on good practice and maintain relevant and current industry knowledge through publications, events and training
- Good verbal and written communication skills
- Good analytical and problem solving skills
- Knowledge using Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) tools like ArcSight, Splunk (big data forensic technologies) etc.
- Knowledge of network protocols and technologies such as TCP/IP, PKI, Firewalls etc
- Good understanding of IT security principles