SOC Security Analyst

Location
Buckinghamshire
Salary
£350 - £425 per day
Posted
22 Feb 2017
Closes
22 Mar 2017
Ref
J5366
Contact
Steve Balfour-Ackroyd
Clearance Level
DV, SIA
Job Type
Contract

SOC Security Analyst - 9 Month Contract - Buckinghamshire - £425 per day

Our client is looking for experienced Security Operation Centre Analyst to join their team. The role will require the candidate to work Mon to Fri 8:00 - 17:00 from the clients' site. SOC Analyst will report directly to the SOC Lead Security Analyst. The successful candidate will be required to have an out of hour's role of being on call 1 week in every 4 which will require all candidates to be within 30 mins drive of the site.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Monitor for security alerts on a SIEM platform.
  • Carry out Triage on Security events, raise incidents and support the Incident Management process.
  • Provide Incident Response (IR) support when analysis confirms actionable incident.
  • Assist in Security Device Management.
  • Assist in Threat Intelligence Open Source Intelligence gathering.
  • Assist in Vulnerability Assessments.

Key Skills:

  • Minimum 5 years' experience as a SOC Security Analyst.
  • In depth knowledge of various security methodologies and processes, and technical security solutions (firewall and intrusion detection systems).
  • In depth knowledge of TCP/IP Protocols, network analysis, and network/security applications.
  • Knowledge of HP Arcsight SIEM tool.
  • CISSP, GCIA, GCIH, or other related certifications preferred.

Desirable Skills:

  • 1 years' experience of operating HP Arcsight SIEM in a SOC.
  • Experience of writing, deploying and tuning rules.

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You will be required to hold a minimum of DV security clearance. If you do not hold an active DV clearance please familiarise yourself with the vetting process before applying.

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Job Role: SOC Security Analyst

Location: Buckinghamshire

Type: Contract

Duration: 9 Months

Salary/Rate: £425 per day

Start Date: ASAP

Clearance: SIA DV Clearance