SOC (Security Operations Centre) Analyst

  • Location

    Birmingham, West Midlands

  • Sector:

    IT

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Elsa Roberts

  • Contact email:

    Elsa.Roberts@experis.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    ER47_1572953672

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-12-05

SOC-Security Analyst- Birmingham-Permanent Role

New and exciting opportunity for a passionate and dedicated Security Analyst looking for the next stage in their career working in a security operations centre (SOC)

Our client is a national organisation with a solid foundation in the Birmingham area and nearby areas.

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:

  • Demonstrable interest and passion in cyber security
  • Strong IT skills
  • Evidence of delivering effective incident management
  • Ability to problem solve
  • Good understanding of cyber security and cyber security threat landscape
  • Excellent communication skills; written and verbal and the ability to communicate with individuals at different levels
  • Works well in a team environment and demonstrates personal leadership and initiative
  • Ability to support multiple services under deadlines
  • Takes responsibility for learning about current products/systems to build own technical knowledge
  • Minimum 1-year previous experience in a SOC
  • SIEM tool experience a must- Dark Trace, Arc Sight, Nessus
  • Able to write a scan, create dashboards

Personal Profile:

The ideal candidate will be knowledgeable in IT and cyber security and have excellent interpersonal skills. You will be passionate, driven individual dedicated to your own continued professional development. Knowledge using Security Information and Event Management tools and knowledge of network protocols and technologies.

Benefits:

  • Generous salary
  • 23 days plus bank holidays paid
  • Company pension scheme and access to voluntary benefit options
  • Role is M-F 9am-5:30PM- No shift work

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 1415