Senior Cyber Security Analyst - Birmingham - SIEM, IDS, IPS

Recruiter
Premier IT
Location
Birmingham
Salary
£45000 - £55000/annum
Posted
14 Jul 2017
Closes
13 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Senior Cyber Security Analyst

My client is seeking a Senior Cyber Security Analyst to work in its fast-paced Cyber Security Centre in Birmingham City Centre.

Key Responsibilities:

* Working as part of a shift team monitoring and investigating security events received from Customer's monitored IT estates so that potential attacks can be detected.
* Ensuring all Security Monitoring Systems and consoles are monitored meticulously in a timely fashion by the team.
* Reviewing alerts generated by SOC Analysts.
* Providing on the job mentoring, guidance and advice to all SOC analysts
* Identifying suspicious and/or anomalous activities and taking appropriate action based on documented processes and procedures.
* Checking system vulnerabilities and recommending remedial action to be taken.
* Performing analysis of log files.
* Development of SIEM rules
* Working with Customers to configure host IDS / IPS policies.
* Continuously seeking to identify potential service/tool improvements which will enhance the delivered services.

Skills & Experience

Essential

* Bachelor's degree in Information Security, Computer Science, Information Technology or related degree
* 2+ years of administering and supporting Windows and Linux based operating systems and IT networking protocols
* 4+ years of working as a SOC Analyst (or 1 year as a Senior)
* Strong understanding of common network services (web, mail, FTP, etc), network vulnerabilities and network attack patterns.
* Strong understanding of IDS and IPS technologies, as well as Syslog.

Desirable

* SANS GIAC GCIA
* SANS GIAC GCIH
* CISSP
* CCNA
* MCSE
* ITIL Foundation Course
* Knowledge of Full Packet Capture toolsets

If this role is of interest, please apply with your latest CV or contact Dillon Patel on / (Apply online only)

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