SOC Analyst - London Docklands - up to £65,000

Just IT Recruitment
City of London, London
21 Jul 2017
20 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you an Uber technical Information Security Professional looking for an exciting new role? Are you highly analytical and enjoy finding new ways to solve problems? Want to take your technical skills to the next level?

We are looking for an experienced and proactive SOC Analyst for one of the UK's leading IT Security consultancies. You will have extensive experience analysing alerts coming from outside platforms and providing timely quality updates. You will be part of a diverse organization with huge opportunities and significant opportunity for continuous learning and progression.

With various technologies to work with, this is a role which will never get boring.

Key Interfaces:

Customer Security teams / Infrastructure teams and / or Network teams, NSOC Manager, Service Managers, Head of Operations, L1 - L3 engineers, Vendors.

The role requires the following technical skills and experience:

*Analysis of alerts arising from Security Event and Information Management tools, ideally based on HP ArcSight.
*Vulnerability Scanning and reporting ideally based on Qualys. Prioritising and tracking remediation of vulnerabilities.
*Implementation of next-generation Intrusion Prevention solutions based on Cisco Firepower, Checkpoint and / or Palo Alto technologies.
*Creating / modifying firewall configurations and policies for Cisco ASA, Checkpoint and / or Palo Alto technologies.
*Experience of using AlgoSec Firewall Analyser preferable, but not essential.
*Experience of packet-capture tools and analysis of packet flows.
*Experience of security assessment and penetration testing tools advantageous but not essential.
*Experience of network-based User Behaviour Analytics (DarkTrace, ArcSight User Behaviour Analytics etc) advantageous but not essential.
*Knowledge of Threat Intelligence Services advantageous but not essential.
*Good understanding of Cisco-based network design and implementation (LAN and WAN) in mid-market and Blue-Chip organisations.
*Creating / modifying device configurations across Cisco security, switching and routing products.
*Experience with Bluecoat proxy servers and Juniper firewalls advantageous.
*Experience working with service providers and network management platforms (SolarWinds).

This role requires the following operational skills:

*Ability to provide relevant and timely information to customers based on analysis of events from a SIEM platform.
*Customer-facing, with good report-writing skills and strong communication skills at all levels.
*Ability to provide technical and service leadership to L1 and L2 engineers. Be a thought leader in the NSOC.
*Ability to consistently deliver to deadlines while prioritising competing demands for time, without sacrificing quality.
*Professional, hard-working and have the ability to pay attention to detail.
*Good understanding of ITIL processes, including Change Management, Incident Management and Problem Management.
*Willingness to share information, improve documentation, and train other engineers.
*Able to meet demands for occasional out-of-hours working and on-call escalation.


As a member of a team of experienced L1, L2 and L3 Network and Information Security Engineers you will provide security analysis of customer security events, monitor, manage and support highly secure, complex customer environments with a focus on security event management, vulnerability management and next-generation intrusion prevention / firewalling for a portfolio of blue-chip and mid-market customers.


I'm currently recruiting for a leading cloud based MSSP delivering service innovation in cyber security analytics and cloud technology. Over the last 2 decades, they have built and secured global IT networks for some of the UK's best known organisations. Their creative and innovative style of practice has seen them deliver extremely high quality work to their clients. They work with a diverse range of customers and technologies so has a lively environment full of new challenges. No two days will be the same.

This is a highly dynamic environment with lots of investment, which will give someone of bright and inquisitive mind the chance to thrive in a business that is highly entrepreneurial and innovative.

Based near Canary Wharf, this company has an enviable location with great facilities and opportunities.


£45,000-£65,000 per annum

10% Bonus

Shift Allowance

Generous Holiday Allowance

Continuous Investment in Training and Development


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