Senior Operations Analyst

Cordius Ltd
08 Apr 2017
08 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior Operations Analyst

The role of the senior operations analyst is to lead a shift providing a Protective Monitoring Solution to multiple customers. This will include the monitoring and analysis of event logs and apply further analysis with available tool-sets to identify the incident details causes and effects. Apply Monitoring and Alerting and Incident Handling techniques in line with associated guidance. As Senior Operations Analyst, you will also be responsible for the coaching and mentoring of Operations Analysts.

The team covers 24 hour operational cover for which a shift premium is paid at 26% of base salary.

Basic Salary: £35,000 - £50,000 (DOE)

Shift Pay: £9,100 - £13,000

Location: Bristol

Skills: Software Systems, Communications, malware, SIEM Tools

Key Responsibility Areas

You will be responsible for leading a team of Operations Analysts who will analyse network, application and system log events in order to identify any potentially abnormal system behaviours and raise them as incidents for investigation. You will then investigate to establish if these are expected events or a security threat. Liaising with customer IT Security to re-mediate incidents and provide recommended actions. As a SOC Senior Operations Analyst you will provide a Technical Escalation Point during security incidents, establishing the extent of an attack, the business impacts, and advising on how best to contain the incident along with advice on systems hardening and mitigation measures to prevent a re-occurrence. In addition, as a Senior Operations Analyst you will have the important role of working with multiple customers to tune and implement bespoke advanced detection rules to be implemented into their SIEM Solution.

Skills, Qualifications & Knowledge Required

  • An active interest in software systems/engineering and/or secure communications and Information systems and/or system security architecture and/or malware.
  • Prepared to become SC cleared
  • Experience of using SIEM tools such as ArcSight, LogRhythm, RSA Envision, Splunk etc.

You must be prepared to become security cleared.