SOC Analyst

BAE Systems Applied Intelligence
11 Nov 2017
17 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
The Applied Intelligence division of BAE Systems delivers solutionswhich protect and enhance the connected world. Everything we do createsa safer future. We want to solve problems for our customers and by bringing togethergreat minds, we can work together to make the world a safer place. Role summary As someone with a passion for understanding and defeating the latestonline threats, you'll use your knowledge to protect our clients andgrow our operations. In return, you'll be at the cutting edge of newtechnology, learning new skills and gaining certifications that arerecognised and respected across the industry. Our advanced Security Operations Centre (SOC) uses a combination ofestablished solutions and cutting-edge internally developed technologyto protect IT networks from a wide range of cyber threats on a 24x7x365basis, with a particular focus on protecting organisations that arethreatened by sophisticated targeted attacks. This includes operationalresponsibility for all in-life services delivered to customers across awide variety of market sectors. This is a shift based role which is responsible for analysing andresponding to all security and service related events on a 24x7 basis.The role is 'hands-on', with a requirement to carry out cyber analysisactivities as part of your day to day duties. What you'll be doing Working within the SOC, you will play a key role in helping to protectcustomer's IT networks from cyber attack. Your responsibilities willinclude: Monitor and analyse Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS), Anomaly Detection Systems (ADS), Firewall event logs, and Security Incident and Event Management (SIEM) toolset event logs to identify security attacks and threats for remediation/suppression. Assist in Computer Security Incident Response activities for large organisations; work with 1st, 2nd and 3rd line security analysts (internal and external) to identify various malicious threats in enterprise environments. Review attack information from other Analysts in preparation for release or onward review. Recognise potential, successful, and unsuccessful intrusion attempts and compromises thorough reviews and analysis of relevant event detail and summary information. Assist in creating use cases for new content, or recommendations on existing content. Ensure timely accurate communications of alerts to IT, Network or Security groups regarding intrusions and compromises to their network infrastructure, applications and operating systems. Assist Senior Analysts with the implementation of counter-measures or mitigating controls. Although not directly accountable for changes to policy and guidelines, you will be required to make recommendations to improve operational effectiveness and efficiency. What we're looking for Essential: Excellent oral and written communication skills and evidence of working well with others in a structured team environment. Outstanding analytical skills and attention to detail. Ability to interact with customers and technical team members in a professional manner. Skilled in Incident Response and IDS monitoring, and an understanding of attacks and the threat landscape. A foundation of network and security skills with fundamental knowledge of Windows, Linux and Unix. Desirable: Relevant security certifications including SSCP, CEH, Security, GCIH. Experience with SIEM or Service Desk toolsets. Evidence of working to SLAs within a Security Operations Centre. Previous experience of working within a shift based structure as part of a 24x7x365 service delivery environment is advantageous. #AI-DICE Security Clearance is required for this vacancy. If you are notcurrently Security Cleared, you will need to be eligible for this andwilling to go through the process. For more guidance on NationalSecurity Vetting please click here. About BAE Systems Applied Intelligence: We help nations, governments and businesses around the world defendthemselves against cyber crime, reduce their risk in the connectedworld, comply with regulation, and transform their operations. We dothis using our unique set of solutions, systems, experience andprocesses. Our success is down to our people. The changing nature of our businessmeans that we're constantly looking for the brightest talent to help usfulfil our ambitions. As an experienced professional, we'll entrust youwith responsibility; this means that you'll have client contact, varietyand support from day one. We'll encourage and support you to develop your skills and reward youas you grow. Whatever your area of expertise, you'll be much more thanjust a job title; you'll be an integral part of the business where yourindividual contribution makes a difference every day. Great mindsdeserve great rewards, so we also offer a very competitive salary andbenefits package. Diversity and inclusion are integral to the success of BAE SystemsApplied Intelligence. Staying competitive in today's global marketplacerequires an organisational culture where employees with varyingperspectives, skills, life experiences and backgrounds - the best andbrightest minds - can work together to achieve excellence and realiseindividual and organisational potential. We also welcome discussionsabout flexible working. Division Overview: Commercial Solutions BAE Systems has been in the business of protecting some of the world'smost important assets and networks for over 100 years. We apply the sametechniques, intelligence and strategy used in defending nations andgovernments to businesses as well. That's us - Commercial Solutions - adivision of BAE Systems that specializes in providing businesses aroundthe globe with the products and services they need to stay protected intoday's connected world. We offer a broad portfolio of on premise, managed and cloud-basedproducts and services that are proven to protect our clientsagainstfinancial crime and persistent cyber attackers. We aim to be a global industry-leading, cyber and financial crimeproducts business and will do this by leveraging the BAE Systems brandand by delivering higher grade security solutions for our clients. Help us secure a connected world by being an unseen hero. Apply now andbe inspired. - provided by Dice CEH, CLOUD, FIREWALL, INTRUSION DETECTION, LINUX, SERVICE DELIVERY, SSCP, UNIX, WINDOWS