SOC Analyst

Recruiter
2Source Talent
Location
Manchester
Posted
10 Jan 2018
Closes
08 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
About the role:

  • You will be joining the team responsible for cyber security of both internal and external (client) environments.
  • Acting as the 1st Line security event analyst, you will analyse and respond to security events, alarms and escalations as required, monitoring the SIEM system.
  • Offer recommendations to enhance the systems security and prevent unauthorised access to the internal and external client systems.
  • Regularly monitor threat and vulnerability news services for any relevant information that may impact installed infrastructure.
  • You will participate in compliance/ vulnerability assessment scanning, and develop mitigation and remediation plans from your findings.
  • Analyse log data from various sources.
  • Document information security operations policies, processes and procedures. As well as regularly updating security event investigation notes on open incidents and maintain the case data in the incident response management platform.
  • Experience:

  • Proven experience performing 1st level analysis and interpretation of information from SOC systems; incident identification/analysis, escalation procedures and reduction of false-positives.
  • Ability to use security tools including Vulnerability scanners, IDS/IPS, SIEM, Metasploit, etc.
  • Good understanding of commonly used Internet protocols such as SMTP, HTTP, and DNS is highly desirable.
  • Experience of coding in different languages, e.g. Javascript, Python, Perl and Powershell.
  • Knowledge of multiple operating systems and applicable system administration skills (Windows, Linux, VM platforms)

  • This job was originally posted as www.cwjobs.co.uk/job/79136204