Security Operations Analyst (SOC)

13 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
This is an exciting time to be part of the Bupa Information Security and Governance team.

We operate in a highly regulatory world where our customers expect us to deliver for them without any issue. It is a world where 24/7 data secure resilient services have now become the industry norm. As a team we are making great strides in preventing, detecting and responding effectively to cyber threats.

Why not join our team where you can play a key role in driving world-leading robust cyber defence capabilities, improve security and manage significant risks.

**Can be based in Staines or Manchester**

Job Summary

The purpose of the role is to monitor information security controls within Bupa by analysing daily reports for all security tools in line with information security policies and practices and dealing with any/all security incidents. Additionally, you will be involved and required to provide help and assistance to any and all security incident that may be identified working as part of a team to contain, mitigate and provide a resolution.

Key Responsibilities

Your role will be to provide Security Operations services to Bupa Global Services and its customers helping ensure that Bupa is protected from cyber threats and that incidents are effectively managed.

Information Security
  • Explain the purpose of and provide advice and guidance on the application and operation of physical, procedural and technical security controls.

Security Administration
  • Maintain security administration processes and checks that all requests for support are dealt with according to agreed procedures

Incident Management
  • Prioritise and diagnose security incidents according to agreed procedures.

  • Use SIEM and other security and operational tools to monitor and analyse the security posture of the IT estate and identify anomalous activity and behaviours.

Digital Forensics
  • Contribute to digital forensic investigations, assisting with forensic data capture and analysis. Allocate routine tasks and/or project work.
  • Provide direction, support and guidance as necessary, in line with individuals' skills and abilities. Monitors progress against agreed quality and performance criteria.

Essential Skills
  • Deep experience in at least one technology tower out of End User Computing, Hosting or Networks.
  • Is confident in their technical expertise and can present themselves as a technical authority.
  • Has a track record of technical delivery working within a fast paced & pressured environment.
  • Is able to take a pragmatic view of the application of technologies; understanding the business application of them and able to identify a balance between the management of risk and the capability for the business to continue to operate.
  • Experience of Security Monitoring tools.
  • Experience of Vulnerability Management and Threat Intelligence.
  • Knowledge of perimeter and host security intrusion techniques.

In return you will be rewarded with excellent benefits - including 25 days holiday, free healthcare, an onsite gym and a subsidised canteen. You'll also be supported in developing your skills with ongoing training and career opportunities.

Bupa is committed to an environment which will attract, retain and motivate its people. Bupa aims to ensure that every applicant to, or employee of is assessed for employment, promotion and development solely on the basis of personal merit and qualifications, regardless of gender, sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity, marital or civil partner status, gender reassignment, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, disability or age.

For further information on Bupa, our equal opportunities and your career with us, please visit

Bupa's purpose is helping people live longer, healthier, happier lives. Our status, as a company limited by guarantee with no shareholders, enables us to make our customers our focus, reinvesting our profits to provide more and better healthcare for current and future customers.

We employ over 84,000 people, principally in the UK, Australia, Spain, Poland, Hong Kong, Chile, Brazil, Saudi Arabia, India, New Zealand, Thailand and the US.

Around 70% of our revenue is from health insurance, with the rest from health and care provision. We fund healthcare around the world and run clinics, hospitals, dental centres, care homes and retirement villages in a number of countries.
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