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

Recruiter
Premier IT
Location
Birmingham, West Midlands
Salary
45000.0000
Posted
17 Jul 2017
Closes
16 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 /

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