Security Operations Center Analyst - Insurance

Hanson Lee Resourcing Ltd
London (Greater)
14 Apr 2018
16 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

The Company

A leading specialty insurance group providing clients with proven smart risk solutions for underwriting and claims are looking for a Tier 2 SOC Analyst to join their team.

With headquarters in London, and international hubs for Europe, MENA, Latin America and Asia, in order protect clients in over 200 countries and territories worldwide.

The role

The Tier II Security Operations Center (SOC) Analyst ensures security events and vulnerabilities are monitored, analysed, and responded to in an appropriate manner, which will often include working with the broader technical teams to accomplish. This position involves critical duties and responsibilities which must continue to be performed during crisis situations and contingency operations, and that may necessitate extended hours of work.

Main Responsibilities of SOC

  • Performing daily operational ‘eyes on glass’ real-time monitoring and analysis of security events from multiple sources including but not limited to events from Security Information & Event Monitoring tools, network and host based intrusion detection systems, firewall logs, system logs, midrange, applications and databases
  • Ensuring resolution of confirmed security incidents, in collaboration with technical teams, within established customer Service Level Agreements
  • Documenting, communicating, escalating and reporting security events and incidents as required
  • Developing, refining, maintaining and regularly testing the Incident Response Plan
  • Participating in joint working sessions with our Global Information Security Office, based in the US
  • Other duties as assigned


  • 3-5 years of experience as a SOC analyst within a WinTel environment
  • Strong understanding of information security principles as it relates to system and network security (i.e. ports, protocols, system hardening and system functions analysis)
  • Strong knowledge of security and network incident response
  • Strong understanding of malware, including APT and other emerging threats
  • Fundamental understanding of virtualization
  • Experience with SecureWorks’ Counter-Threat Platform (CTP) is a plus
  • Experience with Tenable Security Center is a plus

Technical Skills

  • Microsoft Office Suite - Desirable
  • enable Security Center - Intermediate
  • SecureWorks Counter - Threat Platform (CTP) - Intermediate


  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field or equivalent demonstrated experience and knowledge Desirable
  • GIAC, GCIH or other related certification required
  • Security+, Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), CSA+, or CISSP is a plus

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