SOC Analyst - MOD Corsham

CBSbutler c/o Staffing 360 Solutions Limited
03 Mar 2019
29 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
SOC Analyst

MOD Corsham - DV Cleared

£400 - £500 per day - Outside IR35

Role Activity:

* When required perform initial triage/identification of ‘Events of Interest’ using the SOC toolset

* Complete analysis/correlation of ’Events of Interest’ to identify incidents

* Ensuring that all events, events of interest, exceptions & incidents are responded to in accordance with established SOC work instructions, including remedial action/recommendations.

* Create and follow Playbooks

* Complete post incident reporting.

* Provide log analysis to support SOC services (including threat hunting)

* Responsible for SOC work instructions, ensuring they are reviewed & amended.

* Maintain currency in security concepts, tools and best practices

* Produce reports (as per templates) & vulnerability/trending analysis as requested by UK SOC Mgr or key stakeholders.

* Present & review reports to internal & external key stakeholders

* Complete tooling configuration changes including but not limited to filters/tuning/dashboards as authorised.

* Carry out minor tool maintenance as directed by SOC lead engineer.


* SIEM – ArcSight Analyst

* In depth knowledge of Intrusion Prevention Systems (Analysis)

* Firewall / CISO ASA

* TCP/IP Fundamentals

* ITIL Fundamentals (or equivalent)

* CompTIA Security (or equivalent)

* CompTIA Network (or equivalent)

* Wireshark Packet Analysis

* SANS SEC401: Security Essentials (or equivalent)

* SANS SEC503: Intrusion Detection in-depth (or equivalent)

* SANS SEC504: Hacker Tools, Techniques, Exploits and Incident Handling (or equivalent)


* SANS SEC401: Security Essentials

* Ethical Hacker (CEH)

* Cisco Certified Network Associate CCNA

* FIAHMG - Fundamentals of Information Assurance in HMG (leading to CCP)

* CREST (Registered Intrusion Analyst) (CRIA)

* SANS SEC501: Advanced Security Essentials

Soft Skills/Qualifications:

* All Analysts/Engineers from level 2 onwards are expected to be able to present and write professional reports to key.

* All staff are expected to exercise good time management and work as part of a team

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