Security Operations Analyst (SIEM, Nessus, TCP/IP)

£30,000 - £50,000
17 Mar 2017
16 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Security Operations Analyst (SIEM, Nessus, TCP/IP)

Aldershot, Birmingham, Guildford

Currently exploring the Market for skilled Security Operations Analyst (SIEM, Nessus, TCP/IP) with hands on experience working within a SOC environment, eager to develop their career and work on a number of highly important projects for several high level clients within the UK.

This company prides itself on improving services through managing people, processes, technology and assets more effectively. Their team of professionals offer operational, management and consulting expertise in various sectors across the UK. Currently they are looking for skilled Security Operations Analyst (SIEM, Nessus, TCP/IP) to join a new team within their Birmingham operations centre. This is an opportunity to work on exciting critical projects for major businesses across the UK.

The Successful Security Operations Analyst (SIEM, Nessus, TCP/IP) will have the following responsibilities:

  • Act upon security events, requests and incidents logged in management systems such as Remedy and Assure or reported directly, to ensure that threats, vulnerabilities and breaches are managed to minimise impact to confidentiality, integrity and availability of systems and data. Attend risk assessments where appropriate to determine and record mitigating actions to identified risks.
  • Use SIEM and service reporting tools to monitor the security posture of the IT estate and identify anomalous activity and behaviours. Refine and develop dashboards and reports to continuously improve security situational awareness.
  • Use security tools and, where appropriate, develop simple scripts to assist with the ongoing analysis of a security event or incident. Perform quarterly network and wireless vulnerability assessments, create service requests with support teams to address weaknesses found and monitor and report on progress. Assist with forensic data capture and analysis under supervision when requested.
  • Produce customer monthly reports to present activity and outcome of operational security services. Provide recommendations and attend monthly review meetings where appropriate.
  • As subject matter expert for operational security, provide advice and guidance to other teams within the business on good practice and maintain relevant and current industry knowledge through publications, events and training.

Essential technical and professional skills, knowledge and qualifications:

  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Good analytical and problem solving skills
  • Strong IT skills in Windows, Unix/Linux or Networking
  • Good understanding of IT security principles
  • Experience using Vulnerability Assessment tools like Nessus, Qualys etc.
  • Experience using Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) tools like ArcSight, Splunk etc.
  • Knowledge of network protocols and technologies such as TCP/IP, PKI, Firewalls etc.

If you are keen to explore new opportunities in 2017 and you meet the requirements for this position don’t waste time and contact me ASAP!

Salary: £30,000 - £50,000

Type: Permanent

Agency: Anson McCade

Reference: *AMC*CAR/SOA201701A

Contact: Chris Archibald

Telephone: + 44 (0)20 7780 6706