2nd Line Security Analyst

Rates DOE
18 Apr 2017
26 Apr 2017
Steve Balfour-Ackroyd
Clearance Level
Job Type

Job Role: 2nd Line Security Analyst

Location: Wiltshire

Type: Contract

Duration: 6 Months

Salary/Rate: Rate DOE

Start Date: ASAP

Clearance: DV Clearance

2nd Line Security Analyst - Contract - Wiltshire - Rate DOE

Key Responsibilities:

  • When required perform initial triage/identification of 'Events of interest' using the SOC toolset
  • Complete analysis/correlation of 'events of interest' to identify incidents
  • Ensuring that all events, events of interest, exceptions and incidents are responded to in accordance with established SOC work instructions, including remedial action/recommendations
  • Complete post incident reporting
  • Provide basis log analysis to support SOC services (threat hunting)
  • Responsible for SOC work instructions, ensuring they are reviewed and amended
  • Maintain currency in security concepts, tools and best practices
  • Produce reports (as per templates) and vulnerability/trending analysis as requested by UK SOC manager or key stakeholders
  • Complete tooling configuration changes including but not limited to filters / tuning / dashboards as authorized
  • Carry out minor tool maintenance as directed by SOC lead engineer

Required Skills/Qualifications:

  • TCP/IP Fundamentals
  • ITIL Fundamentals
  • CompTIA Security (or equivalent)
  • CompTIA Network (or equivalent)
  • Wireshark packet analysis
  • SIEM Administrator/analyst
  • SANS SEC401: Security Essentials (or equivalent)
  • SANS SEC503: Intrusion Detection in-depth (or equivalent)
  • SANS SEC504: Hacker tools, techniques, Exploits and incident handling (or equivalent)
  • All analysts/engineers from level 2 onwards are expected to be able to present and write reports to key managers
  • All staff are expected to exercise good time management and work as part of a team

Desirable Skills/Qualifications:

  • Ethical hacker
  • Cisco Certified network associate CCNA
  • FIAHMG - Fundamentals of information assurance in HMG (leading to CCP)
  • CREST (Registered intrusion analyst) (CIRA)
  • SANS SEC401: Advanced security essentials

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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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