SOC Analyst – Permanent – Global Leader in IT Digital Services - 25 days Annual Leave, Private Medical, Pension (up to 10%), Life Assurance, Income Protection etc.

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

If you are interested in this great opportunity, please do send your most up to date CV to lisaforeman@83zero.com  

 

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