Job: SOC Analyst

Job Title: SOC Analyst
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £45000 - £49000 per annum, Benefits: Competitive benefits
Start Date: 2018-08-17
REF: 17/07/2018
Contact Name: Lauren Maxwell
Job Published: about 1 month ago

Job Description

Level 2 SOC Analyst

Location- London

Salary- £44.5k- £49.5k

25 days holidays

Pension Scheme

We are currently recruiting for a Level 2 SOC Analyst to join one of the world’s leading travel groups based in their office in London. You will be joining in a well-established industry, where career progression is always available and the chance to develop knowledge.

Job purpose: Support the management and ownership of security services and operations within my client.

Some travel may be required and out of hours working to cover incidents and on-call duty may be required.

Key accountability's and decision ownership:
  • Analyse information and intelligence relevant to threats facing the systems, infrastructure, and critical resources to our environment
  • As a member of SOC team to conduct research and assessments of security events; provide analysis of firewall, IDS, anti-virus, proxies and other network sensor produced events; present findings as input to CSIRT
  • Use SIEM and security tools to monitor the security posture of the IT estate and identify anomalous activity and behaviours.
  • Maintain proper documentation and review/modify existing documentation.
Skills, know-how and experience:
  • Strong knowledge of security principles and network concepts (operating systems, TCP/IP, HTTP, DNS, Ports, SSL/TLS, IPS/IDS, VPN, MPLS,etc.)
  • Understanding of Incident Handling/Response, Forensics/Malware Analysis, Malware/Anti-malware techniques, Threat Hunting, exploits, attack vectors and defensive / preventative measures
  • Proven experience of SIEM tools such as QRadar or similar, for analysing logs, network traffic and security incidents
  • Basic understanding of security architecture, including encryption and encoding, network file sharing, web server operations, load balancers, and their security implications
  • Ability to work under pressure, managing multiple priorities in a rapidly changing and dynamic environment
  • Previous security operations centre (SOC) experience is desired
  • Understanding of ITIL - incident management, change management, and Problem management processes.
  • Experience in scripting such as JavaScript, PowerShell or Python is desirable
Technical / professional qualifications:

              University degree level education or equivalent work experience

•              CSA+, CEH,CCNA Security, Security+, GCIA or other equivalent certification