Security Operations Centre Analyst

Location
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Salary
Meets market rates
Posted
04 Jun 2018
Closes
02 Jul 2018
Ref
VJ-HEM0000MM-SC-C
Clearance Level
SC
Job Type
Contract

Role Overview

We are looking for a new colleague to join our Security Operations Centre (SOC), based in our Cyber Centre.

The SOC team deliver specific IT Security Services and the role focusses on supporting the delivery of information security services in accordance with client requirements, delivering to acceptance criteria, timescales, financial measures, quality measures, standards, service levels and contractual arrangements, including change controls.

Reporting to a team leader and working in a growing team, your activities will cover a wide variety of Client types – from Local Government to private companies who utilise Sopra Steria’s Security offering.

 
Responsibilities/Accountabilities   

1.  Accountable to a Senior Security Manager for maintenance of Security Service Line delivery through the development, maintenance and review of security policy, standards and procedures as advice and or deliverables on behalf of Security Service Line

 

2.  Responsible for the delivery of advice and documentation on behalf of Security Service Line at the direction of a Senior Security Manager, in line with published strategy, policy, and industry good practice (e.g. ISF Standard of Good Practice or ISO/IEC27001)

 

3.  Assists the information security function’s contribution to the quality of Sopra Steria’s security capability and knowledge base by developing personal and team skills to a high standard

 

4.  Supports delivery of information security services in accordance with requirements, delivering to acceptance criteria, timescales, financial measures, quality measures, standards, service levels and contractual arrangements, including change controls

 

5.  Supports development of own and the information security function by adopting a proactive and innovative approach to continuous improvement and evolution

 

6.  Ensures the provision and implementation of an effective security awareness programme is delivered on behalf of Security Service Line

 

7.  Maintains relationships within the Security Service Line and internal business areas which support security activities

 

8. Experience of Security Information Event Manager (SIEM) Tool such as LogRhythm, Alien Vault and Loglogic.

 

Demonstrable experience of analysis and interpretation of system, security and application logs in order to diagnose anomalies, abnormal behaviour and configuration faults.

  •  
  • Understand security frameworks
  • Experience of Security Incident Management
  • IT/information security background
  • Written and verbal communication skills
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Operation of SIEM tools to detect and alert on security configurations
  • Experience of Security Incident Management
  • IT/operational security background

Desirable Skills Experience and Knowledge  

  • Ethical Hacking & evasion methods
  • Data protection and privacy
  • Compliance requirements of legislation, regulation, and industry good practice
  • Penetration testing and vulnerability assessment
  • Patch and antivirus management
  • Threat & intelligence management
  • Professional qualification (e.g. CISSP, CISM, CRISC, CCP, CLAS)
  • Membership of a recognized professional body
  • Risk management & assessment methodologies
  • Data protection and privacy
  • Compliance requirements oflegislation, regulation, and industry good practice
  • Penetration testing and vulnerability assessment
  • Patch and antivirus management
  • Threat & intelligence management
  • Professional qualification (e.g. CISSP, CISM, CompTIA Security+, CRISC, CCP, CEH, SANS GIAC)
  • Membership of a recognized professional body

The post holder will work through Sopra Steria Recruitment for Sopra Steria, the UK's leading Outsourcing and Technology Company. There are no agencies working this requirement, please contact me directly.

 

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