Security Operations (SOC) Specialist

  • Location

    Solihull, West Midlands

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  • Salary:

    £45000 - £55000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Elsa Roberts

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

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Security Operations Specialist- Midlands- SC Clearance

New and exciting opportunity for a passionate and dedicated Security Operations Centre (SOC) Specialist looking for the next stage in their career.

Our client is a global organisation with several UK locations looking for a SOC Specialist with a demonstrable interest in IT Security to join their already talented team based in the Midlands.

You will be working in partnership with the cyber security team representing security strategy and security interest across all levels of the business and to support the SOC analysts in ensuring that the company information is protected, in accordance with the needs of the business.

Required skills and experience:

  • Minimum 2-3 years in a SOC
  • Excellent knowledge of IT Security best practices
  • Broad infrastructure and technology background including demonstrable understanding of security operations in mission critical environments
  • Good communication skills both written and verbal
  • Highly effective and creative problem-solving skills
  • Proven experience in operating SIEM systems in business-critical environments
  • In-depth knowledge of security issues inherent in common corporate environments
  • Ability to prioritise workloads and to know when to seek guidance
  • Proven technical ability and experience in Unix/Linux/etc
  • Proven technical ability and experience with Microsoft Windows
  • Proven technical ability with networking systems.
  • Experience of mentoring and coaching
  • Proven experience in the operation and management of SIEM technologies
  • Experience in operating and managing Splunk or similar big data forensic technologies
  • Experience in operating VMware implementations
  • Understanding of ISMS /ISO27001 concepts
  • Ability to convey and explain complex technical information to technical staff.

Personal Profile:

The ideal candidate will be knowledgeable in IT and or cyber security and have excellent interpersonal skills. You will be passionate, driven individual dedicated to your own continued professional development and able to obtain SC Clearance.

Are you the person we're looking for?
Interviews are taking place immediately, send a CV ASAP or to find out more call 0161 924 1382