Security Analyst

Computer Network Defence Ltd
St Albans
£30,000 - £39,999, £40,000 - £49,999, £50,000 - £59,999
29 Nov 2017
08 Jan 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Role: Senior SOC Analyst

Type: Permanent

Location: Hertfordshire

Salary: £Competitive

CND are partnering a UK household name in building a state of the art security function. As a senior analyst you will be able to provide input and direction into how the SOC responds to incidents, tools it uses and the mentoring of junior analysts.

The successful candidate will be the main point of contact for cyber security issues which can range from Brute force and malware infection to DDoS attacks. We need an individual who can lead a team and respond to events in a dynamic environment utilising top of the range SIEM tooling.

Key Responsibilities:

· Analysis and monitoring of cyber security threats, incidents and vulnerabilities

· Responding to alerts from SIEM, IDS and Anti-Virus tools

· Leading the incident response in resolving issues swiftly to limit/ prevent damage to the organisation

· Create reports on the performance and service of the SOC

· Ensure current tools are up to date and performing at full capacity

· Communicate technical details in a non-technical manner to senior staff

· Mentor junior SOC Analysts

Essential Skills:

· Working knowledge of industry technologies such as SIEM, IDS/ IPS and Anti-Virus

· Understanding of the wider industry such as Pen testing, vulnerability management and log reviews

· Skilled in incident handling, reporting and remediation

· Ability to communicate clearly to all levels of seniority

· Clear understanding of TCP/ IP Protocols and the OSI Model

· Skilled in live network monitoring

Desirable Skills:

· Any of the following: GCHI, GCIA, GREM or CREST Certified Incident Manager would be desirable