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SOC Senior Analyst

  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Location: Basingstoke, Hampshire
  • Sector: IT
  • Date posted: 06/09/2018
  • Job reference: 12345

Role: SOC Senior Analyst

Location: Basingstoke

Duration: 6 Months

Looking for a SOC Senior Analyst to join our team.

This role is for a Senior Analyst based in the OEHE Security Operations Centre (SOC). Candidates should have experience of working within a SOC environment, and knowledge of Security Incident and Event Monitoring system (SIEM), Security Incident response and vulnerability management.

The SOC Senior Analyst will analyse network, application and system log events in order to identify any potentially abnormal system behaviours and raise them as incidents for investigation or escalation. They will provide support for the SIEM solution and have ownership of security incidents providing updates and recommended courses of action for ongoing incidents raised within the SOC through to resolution. The SOC Senior Analyst will also assist with the on-going enforcement and validation of the defined security policies for the SIEM.

They are expected to maintain a broad and current understanding of security techniques, evolving threats and vulnerabilities to ensure the maintenance of the security of the OEHE.

This role will require an element of on-call (on a rota basis).

Mandatory Skills Required:

- Experience of SOC operations.
- Experience of Monitoring of network activity; analysis of audit trails and alarms; and initiating corrective action where necessary.
- Good communication skills.
- Knowledge of ICT security principles and the attack lifecycle.
- Post requires DV clearance.

Desirable Skills Required:
- Qualifications such as CEH, SANS, CISSP.
- LogRhythm SIEM Product knowledge.
- Experience working with and within the MOD Security environment.

Interested candidates should submit their CV in the first instance or call Sam Caine on 0161 924 1357.

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