Senior Cyber Security SOC Analyst

Kings Hill, UK
12 Sep 2019
25 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Becoming a Senior Cyber Security SOC Analyst with Capita IT & Networks:

Capita IT & Networks now have an excellent Cyber Security Specialist opportunity within our Security Services team to conduct analysis of threats to the organisation's intellectual property and proprietary data. You will ensure its confidentiality, integrity and availability is maintained for the business and our valued clients. Working with multiple Public and Private Sector customers to proactively monitor incident queues, review reports and assisting with threat hunting.

What you will do:
  • Be able to select and apply appropriate tools and techniques, fully interpret all findings and mentor junior colleagues as required. Have a technical specialism and lead the technical development of the team in that field.
  • The development of indicators and dashboards used in our Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) tools as well as tracking trends across incidents and events.
  • Provide response to computer security incidents in compliance with Information Security Policies and Industry Best Practices.
  • Provide security related recommendations to the team as threat events unfold.
  • Lead a team of information security professionals working with threat data, writing reports, briefing event details to leadership, and coordinating remediation activity.
  • Ensures technical security improvements are effective and maintained within configuration management structures.
  • Ensures technology employed by the Protective Monitoring Team compliments operational processes and is functional.
  • Regularly monitor various information security media and threat intelligence feeds to stay up to date on current network threats, attack methodologies and trends.
  • Analyse the potential impact of new threats and exploits and communicate risks to relevant business units.
  • Monitor the organisations Network to find anomalous or malicious activity using various analytical methods and Security Event and Incident Monitoring tools in a high paced operational environment.
  • Provide out of hours on call support for SIEM and other high profile security incidents when required.
  • Must be willing to travel as needed
  • Communicate clearly and effectively with the team and management

About you:
  • 4+ years of related experience
  • Essential Experience of deploying and managing a LogRhythm SIEM ( Additional SIEM experience welcome McAfee SME, IBM QRadar, LogRhythm, or RSA SA .)
  • Experience investigating computer network intrusions in an enterprise
  • Experience hunting proactively for threats within an enterprise

Preferred Qualifications:
  • CISSP, Security+ or equivalent security certification preferred.
  • Active or ability to obtain SC clearance

About Capita IT & Networks:

A leading digital infrastructure provider - trusted by thousands of public and private sector enterprises.

Capita IT and Networks is one of the largest IT providers in the UK, providing critical digital, cloud and infrastructure services to over 3,500 organisations. We're the number one provider of IT services to the public sector, supporting one in four hospitals, over 2,500 schools and 50 local councils.

We have top tier partnerships with, and accreditation's from, leading technology vendors, including Microsoft, Cisco, Dell EMC, AWS and HPE. Our team of over 4,000 people includes 1,000 technical specialists and 250 highly qualified field engineers, providing onsite support to our customers. Customers are also supported by our service desks in Coventry, Belfast and Pune, offering full-service management and support 24/7.

What's in it for you?
  • A competitive basic salary
  • 23 days holiday (rising to 27)
  • Free parking
  • Pension, life assurance, holiday buy, a cycle2work scheme...and plenty more
  • Voluntary benefits designed to suit your lifestyle - from retail and socialising, to health & wellbeing and leisure discounts

Don't underestimate the fact that you'll also be joining a network of some of the most experienced, innovative and dedicated people in the country - the opportunities to learn new skills, develop in your career and grow and as we grow are almost endless. Our mission is to help you realise your potential - whatever that means to you.

What we hope you will do next:

Help us find out more about you by completing our short application process - click apply now. We understand you might have some questions before taking the step to apply - you can contact Michael Rosbotham on | for guidance.

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Capita Resourcing operates as an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates regardless of gender identity or gender expression, marital status, sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity, ethnic origin, nationality, religion or beliefs, disability, age, political opinions or trade union membership.

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