Cyber Security Analyst / SOC Analyst

Recruiter
ARM Cyber Security
Location
Birmingham
Salary
£35k - £55k pa
Posted
06 Oct 2017
Closes
07 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
I am currently working exclusively with growing Cyber defence organisation currently investing heavily in securing new talent, in this case, seeking a proven Security Analyst / SOC Analyst Senior Cyber Security Analyst / SOC Analyst Midlands / Birmingham Competitve I am currently working exclusively with growing Cyber defence organisation currently investing heavily in securing new talent, in this case, seeking a proven Security Analyst / SOC Analyst You will role include: o Working as part of a team monitoring and investigating security events received from Customer's monitored IT estates so that potential attacks can be detected. o Identifying suspicious and / or anomalous activities and taking appropriate action based on documented processes and procedures. o Checking system vulnerabilities and recommending remedial action to be taken. o Performing analysis of log files. o Managing security incidents through all phases of the incident response lifecycle from identification through to closure. o Carrying out all activities in line with SOC policies and SOC procedures. o Undertaking local reporting of issues into the SOC log and providing effective internal communication and handover to oncoming shift personnel. o Ensuring that all Security Monitoring Systems and Consoles, including all Availability Monitoring Systems are monitored diligently and in a timely fashion by the whole shift team. o Troubleshooting monitoring system issues. o Working with Customers to configure host IDS / IPS policies. o Assisting with the on-boarding of new customers and log sources o Development of SIEM rules o Performing analysis of log files. Your skills and working background should include some of the following: oProven background in administering and supporting Windows and Linux based operating systems and IT networking protocols o Proven working experience in a SOC / Security Analyst role o Good understanding of common network services (web, mail, FTP, etc), network vulnerabilities and network attack patterns. o Knowledge of SIEM toolsets. o Understanding of IDS and IPS technologies / Syslog / Windows Event Logs / Network Traffic Analysis o CISSP / GCIA / GCIH or ITIL certifications (or similar) would be extremely desirable This role will offer not only a great working environment, working with the latest technologies and some highly skill individuals but is being offered at a time of growth, investment and development and will offer a great platform for career development and progression. Advanced Resource Managers IT Limited operates & advertises as an Employment Agency for permanent positions and as an Employment Business for contract/temporary positions.
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