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Security Operations Centre (SOC) Analyst/Cyber Security Analyst

  • Salary: shift allowance
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Birmingham, West Midlands
  • Sector: Security
  • Date posted: 23/11/2016
  • Job reference: J354293A

Security Operations Centre (SOC) Analyst/Cyber Security Analyst: (LogRhythm, Splunk, Arcsight)

Security Operations Centre (SOC) Analyst/Cyber Security Analyst: (LogRhythm, Splunk, Wireshark, Arcsight) to join a growing and developing team within a Managed Service provider in the City Centre of Birmingham

About the Role
As a member of the Security Operations team you will 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 provide accurate reporting on Intrusion Detection/Prevention services (IDS/IPS) and security alerts arising from Security Information & Event Management systems (SIEM).

Key Skills and Requirements
You will be an experienced IT or IT Security professional with knowledge or experience of working with SIEM technologies (eg, LogRhythm, Splunk etc.) or IDS/IPS tools. One or more years experience in network security or a security operations environment is desirable, but not required.

The ability to interpret security event logs, system logs, and application logs, identify developing patterns and trends and the 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 candidates will have qualifications such as Cisco Certified Network Professional - Security (CCNP Security); ITIL Foundation; CompTIA Network+ certification or similar.

The Company
The Company is a Cyber Security Specialist Organisation, providing a range of Security services including Protective Monitoring, Vulnerability Management, Auditing Consultancy, and Digital Forensics. This organisation is carrying out an expansion in Birmingham, and they want to develop you to your strengths to enhance the company, and to help you achieve your potential.

Salary and Benefits
The Salary package is £30,000 - £50,000 depending on experience and shift allowance of up to an additional 20% along with excellent benefits.

Is this the next step for you?
For more information please contact us on 01619 243912, or alternatively, apply now.

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