SOC Analyst

Location
Portsmouth
Salary
£35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted
05 Apr 2017
Closes
03 May 2017
Ref
J7775
Clearance Level
DV, SC
Job Type
Permanent

*SOC Analyst - up to £45,000 per annum - Portsmouth*

Security Clearance: Please note, due to the nature of this post, you must hold an active SC clearance and be willing to undergo DV clearance.

We have an exciting permanent opportunity to join one of our key clients in Portsmouth who specialise in support services, managing complex assets and infrastructure in safety- and mission-critical environments.

The SOC Analyst will join a team of highly skilled security analyst working in a dynamic environment, who are responsible for cyber security on a large estate of information systems operating on a global scale.

Key tasks and deliverables:
*Analysis of security events and escalation as required
*Writing IDS/IPS signatures
*Creating SIEM rules for alerting
*Analysis of network traffic
*Analysis of log data
*Analysis of malicious code such as Javascript or VBA macros
*Analysis of emails

Essential skills and experience:
*SOC or cyber security analysis experience
*Knowledge of multiple operating systems and applicable system administration skills (Windows, Linux).
*Host based forensics
*Experience using Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) tools
*Detailed understanding of TCP/IP.
*Experience with malware analysis and sandboxing
*Experience with network packet capture tools such as tcpdump and wireshark
*Experience with hacking/penetration testing software
*Excellent understanding of commonly used Internet protocols such as SMTP, HTTP, and DNS.

Desirable skills and experience:
*Experience of coding in any of the following language
oJavascript
oPython
oPerl
oPHP
oPowershell
oBas
oC# / VB .Net
*Experience with SQL and or defining database schemas
*Experience in writing Yara or ClamAV signatures