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Senior / SOC Analyst

  • Salary:
    £35,000 - £80,000
  • Job type:
    Permanent
  • Posted:
    4 weeks ago
  • Category:
    Network Jobs
  • Deadline:
    19th August 2022

Job Title: Senior / SOC Analyst

Salary: Up to £35,000 – £80,000 DOE

Location: Oxfordshire

 

The Company

The company is a market leading Managed Security Service Provider & Consultancy. Following an exciting period of growth, the organisation is seeking a Senior / SOC Analyst to join their Oxfordshire based team. The organisation pride themselves on employee development, including a training budget for every single employee. There is an abundance of training on offer, with paid for certifications and downtime to complete training and exams.

As a Senior / SOC Analyst, you will be a technical SME for a number of interesting clients, monitoring and reporting on potential security threats within their network and infrastructure environment.

 

The Senior / SOC Analyst role

As a Senior / SOC Analyst, you will support the SOC Manager as an escalation point and technical SME for stakeholders within a key client. Working on a 4 on 4 off shift rota (8 am-8 pm with some home working), this is a hands-on role, but additionally gives you the opportunity to work in a customer facing capacity as a first point of contact between the customer and security operations centre. You will have the opportunity to develop consultancy skills, whilst offering insight into the best technical solutions to secure and report on their client technology stack.

Tasks include;

  • Security monitoring and first response
  • Incident handling and management
  • Vulnerability testing
  • Threat analysis
  • IDS/IPS

 

Senior / SOC Analyst overview

  • If you have previous experience of working within a SOC it would be a huge advantage
  • Demonstrable experience in forming effective working relationships with customers and other internal stakeholders
  • Be confident in communicating technical incidents or security threats to non-technical stakeholders
  • Previous experience of working with SIEM and log monitoring tools
  • Proven technical understanding of IT and operating systems including; Windows and Linux
  • Able to operate independently

 

Skills & experience required for SOC Analyst

  • Minimum 2 years experience within a similar role
  • SANS Incident Handler, Intrusion Analyst, or industry equivalent certification would be beneficial, not essential
  • MS-500 Microsoft 365 Security Administrator would be beneficial but it’s not essential
  • Eligible for SC Clearance
  • Already SC Cleared (more beneficial, not essential)

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