Senior SOC Analyst - Stevenage

Ref: 1235 Date Posted: Monday 10 Jan 2022
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Senior SOC Analyst
Location:          Stevenage
Hours:              37 Hours per week
Salary:              £45,000 - £55,000 + flexible working, bonus, overtime & pension
We’re working with a world leading, Stevenage based, technical & scientific engineering organisation, with 12000 staff across Europe. An opportunity has arisen in an evolving and expanding security operations centre within Information Management for a Senior SOC Analyst.
Supporting the SOC Manager in assisting IM meet the challenges and demands of countering the Cyber Threat. As the successful applicant, you will drive a proactive ethos in an ever-changing cyber security environment and provide robust threat detection and analysis to senior partners.
It’s an amazing business. They have a customer order book stretching for several years, with healthy profits and balance sheet. They are stable with steady controlled growth.
Cirrus Selection’s team have been supporting this client for more than 10 years. We know the client very well.
The position
To support the Security Operations Manager in assisting Information Management UK meet the challenges and demands of countering the Cyber Threat. Deputise for the operational functions of the UK SOC. To work with other UK SOC members, including the UK Infosec Manager and the Information Management Domains (Customer Support and Infrastructure / Information Systems).
It will cover analysis, monitoring, trending, reporting, alerting, and investigation activity utilising a wide variety of security platforms including SOAR, AI, and behavioural analytics, SIEM (Security Information Event Management), Network Packet Capture platform, Anti Malicious Code, Threat Detection technologies and platforms across the UK Network Perimeter working with the newest technologies.
  • A career background in Information/Cyber Security. Security awareness and experience in all areas of IT, primarily Network Security Infrastructure and the secondary area being Operating Systems & Applications.
  • Knowledge of IT Security standard methodologies.
  • Demonstrable understanding of the OSI Reference Model and the network communication protocols, including but not limited to DNS, HTTP/S, SSL, SMTP, FTP/S, LDAP/S.
  • Demonstrable experience with Security Information Event Monitoring Tools and/or Network Packet Capture tools.
  • Strong analytical experience and mind-set.
  • Experience within Defensive Cyber-attack methodologies and frameworks.
  • Understanding of Malware capabilities, attack vectors, propagation, and impact.
  • Good communication skills liaising with the business and suppliers.
Great team
We are an expanding, diverse team supporting each other to provide strong analytical solutions. You will be joining a friendly and focused team responsible for the countering of cyber threats to the business at a UK and Group level.
The team is currently working towards a more proactive ethos in threat hunting and detection.
Benefits of working here
  • State of the art technology & innovation
  • External learning and development encouraged
  • Friendly environment
    • On site Medical Centre
    • Parking / Easy Access to train station
    • Coffee Shops and onsite shop
    • Sports & Social Club
    • Wherever possible they blend on-site & remote working
Please note
Rules onsite require British Citizens. You will be required to undergo security clearance.
Due to occasional high volumes of applications, it’s difficult to reply to everyone. If we haven’t been in touch within a week, then you haven’t been successful on this occasion. Thanks for your interest.
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