Security Operations Centre Analyst

West End
01 Mar 2017
29 Mar 2017
Michael Jinks
Clearance Level
Job Type

Security Operations Centre Analyst

Role Profile

  • Working as part of the SOC team you will:
  • Monitor out IT estates primarily through out security information and event management roll -ArcSight - to identify and analyse activity.
  • Support IT security investigations and resolution of security incidents.
  • Identify and develop new security information and event management content to continuously improve monitoring/analysis capabilities.
  • Work with IT programme to ensure all new IT capabilities are suitable monitored and risks are appropriately mitigated.
  • Create and maintain SOC processes and procedures documentation.
  • Educate wider user community on IT security topics.

CONDITIONS: DV Clearance is required for this position

*** Please be aware that DV Clearance is required for this position prior to contract commencement. We highly recommend that you research this level of clearance before applying to avoid any disappointment ***

Candidate skillset

To qualify for the role, you must have the following technical and general competencies:

  • 5 years + experience as IT security analyst working within a SOC or CSIRT
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Strong verbal and written skills.
  • Confidence to attempt challenging and complex problems.
  • Experience of managing IT Security incidents and developing effective processes.
  • Knowledge of common security technologies e.g firewalls, IDS/IPS, HIPS, application control, netflow.
  • Desirable
  • Working Analyst/administrator knowledge or HP Arcsight ESM.
  • Appropriate security qualifications e.d CISSP, GCIH, GCIA, GSEC
  • Experience of IT digital forensic tools (e.g. Encase)
  • Knowledge of scripting languages (perl, python, powershell etc)


Then please apply immediately with your most recent copy of your CV, ensuring dates of past work history is correct and up-to-date. Capita TRACS welcomes applications from all suitably qualified people regardless of gender, race, disability, age or sexual orientation. Capita TRACS is a trading name of Capita Resourcing Ltd. Services offered are those of an Employment Agency and Employment Business. Applicants will be required to register with us.

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