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IT Security Analyst

  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire
  • Sector: Security
  • Date posted: 17/10/2018
  • Job reference: J389229A

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Security Operations Centre Analyst - Leeds City centre

Experis have an outstanding opportunity for the right individual who is looking to further their career in Cyber Security.

SOC Analyst - to 40k

Within the Security Operations Centre you will work as a member of a team to provide 24x7x365 defence against cyber-attacks in real-time; monitoring, analysing and managing security events and incidents originating from client systems and networks.

It will be your responsibility to work autonomously, providing quality and accurate reporting on Intrusion Detection/Prevention services (IDS/IPS) and security alerts arising from Security Information & Event Management systems (SIEM).

Key Responsibilities

You will conduct analysis to determine the validity and risk of real-time security-related events, using SIEM technologies and other security resources, and provide timely and efficient reporting directly to the SOC Manager.

Essential Skills and Experience

  • Extensive experience working in IT or within an Information Security discipline.
  • Knowledge of or experience working with security technologies such as SIEM, IDS/IPS, and Endpoint protection.
  • Ability to interpret system data such as security event logs, system logs, and application logs and able to identify developing patterns and trends from knowledge and data.
  • Ability to recognise and interpret anomalies in network traffic and/or host log files, relating them to known types of attack such as DDoS, Insider Threat and Phishing.

Desirable Skills and Experience

  • One or more years experience in network security, or a security operations environment.
  • Qualifications such as Cisco Certified network Professional Security (CCNP Security), CREST Practitioner Security Analyst; ITIL Foundation; CompTIA Network plus certification or similar.

Person Profile

The ideal candidate will be able to work co-operatively and professionally as part of a team, working in shifts, and demonstrating flexibility to operational requirements.

A motivated self-starter with willingness and the ability to learn and adapt quickly, and provide effective interpretation of data from toolsets into customer focused intelligence.

An analytical and curious-minded individual who demonstrates a positive attitude to change and provides suggestions for improvements.

Leeds, West Yorkshire

If you would like any further information on this opportunity,
please call Leilah on 01619 243 912

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