Security Analyst

Recruiter
Location
Chesterfield
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
14 Feb 2018
Closes
14 Mar 2018
Ref
50188221
Contact
Andre Whitney
Clearance Level
None / Undisclosed
Job Type
Permanent

IT Security Analyst (SOC) - London

My client is a Large UK Company that work within Retail and Financial Services who are currently looking to recruit a IT Security Analyst

The key responsibilities for this role includes:

  • Provide near real-time monitoring of security appliances as part of a SOC team
  • Understand and articulate emerging threats and incidents to different audiences within the client, including technical, operations management, senior management and executives.
  • Use some of the latest technology to detect threats to the information systems of our client networks from external and internal threats
  • Analyse and advise on security alerts, assisting with investigations due to escalated incidents from security information & event management systems (SIEM)
  • Analyse and advise on security alerts, assisting with investigations
  • Adhere to escalation and incident management processes and procedures

The key experience and knowledge required for this role includes:

  • Extensive knowledge of Information Security regulatory requirements
  • Knowledge of Information Security within frameworks, such as COBIT
  • Previous experience working in a Security Operations Centre (SOC) or proven customer service experience in a similar support role, ideally within the IT Security industry
  • TCP/IP networking skills
  • Knowledge of security technologies and experience with SIEM-based analysis and development, for example LogRythmn, RSA EnVision, ArcSight, Splunk
  • Experience analysing logs from Security Appliances such as: perimeter firewalls, network- and host-based IDS/IPS and vulnerability management tools
  • Experience in responding to and managing incidents.
  • Experience of working in environments subject to compliance requirements such as PCI DSS, FSA (UK), SOX and Euro-SOX, ISO27000 Series would be beneficial

This is a contract role working for a top company as a IT Security Analyst.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnerships, pregnancy or maternity or age

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