Security Operations Centre Practitioner

Shift Allowance
Malvern, Worcestershire

Security Operations Centre Practitioner (SOC Analyst)

We are looking to recruit a SOC Analyst on a permanent basis in the Worcester area on behalf of a well-known organisation specialising in offering cyber security services to both defense and commercial businesses.

Working as part of a team of analysts, you will be specialising in proactively monitoring the businesses high profile IT estate, monitoring Security Incident Event Management (SIEM) systems and managing associated incident response processes, undertaking security vulnerability management and using threat intelligence alongside APT hunting tools to search for threats.

There are excellent opportunities for progression internally, with opportunities to move up the ladder into more senior roles and eventually management.

Key skills and Experience

  • Security Monitoring tools and their use (e.g. SIEM, IDS/IPS, DLP).
  • Familiarity with ArcSight or LogRhythm
  • Vulnerability Management
  • Threat Intelligence
  • Incident Response experience (from a Consultancy or SOC environment)
  • Experience of maintaining a secure network through configuring and managing typical Security Enforcing Devices, such as Firewalls, Proxies, IDS/IPS devices. Knowledge of SNORT
  • Strong understanding of network monitoring and packet analysis tools
  • A sound knowledge of IT security best practice, common attack types and detection / prevention methods
  • Experience of analysing and interpreting system, security and application logs
  • In depth experience of network or security devices, routers, switches, hubs, firewalls, or SIEMS