SOC Analyst

Recruiter
Outsource UK Ltd
Location
Manchester
Posted
12 Jan 2018
Closes
20 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Who we are: One of the longest standing Network Infrastructure and Cloud MSPs in the UK. We recently established an extremely reputable security function and are not only seeking to broaden the spectrum of services we can offer but also to drive innovation and security awareness & attract, retain and develop a team of exceptional Security Professionals. We can offer a variety of interesting projects with both public and private sector clients and are seeking a SOC Analyst who's interested in being part of a collaborative culture, driven by learning, innovation and modern technology. We have won awards for the "Best Company to Work For" for the last six years consecutively and are on the Sunday Times Tech Track as one of the fasted growing UK tech Companies. Whey have a very collaborative team and offer the opportunity to play a significant role, supporting our new SOC Lead to construct policy, strategy and our Incident Response Services. About the SOC: The SOC Analyst role is part of the SOC and sits within the Cyber Services Department. You will be joining an emerging part of the business, working in a lively environment supporting our customers. Whats in it for you: * Competitive salary and benefits package (pension, health care, life assurance) * Whole host of interesting and unusual benefits such as: * Pre pay day pizza * Access to our on site gym * Season ticket loan * Your birthday off * An environment that thrives on Capability development What we are looking for: Essential Experience: * Be able to analyse information from SOC systems; incident identification/analysis, escalation procedures, and reduction of false-positives. * Exposure to working with multiple operating systems * Experience with SIEM and various vulnerability scanning tools * Strong knowledge of TCP/IP, Firewall configuration, monitoring, network packet capture, etc. * Awareness of threat analysis, threat hunting and intelligence feed * Experience with typical Internet protocols such as SMTP, HTTP, and DNS. Desirable * BSc/ MSc in Computer Science, Computer Forensics, Computer Security or related * Coding Experience Location: Manchester Shift pattern: 8:30am - 5:30pm Please visit our website (url removed)