SOC Analyst

Job Code
Posted On
Friday, 1st March 2019
Closing On
Saturday, 1st June 2019
Job Type
Job Description

Our Client is looking to hire SOC Analysts working within an environment that is defending critical networks from increasing threats such as nation state backed APT campaigns to malicious hacking teams with their own motives. We can offer you the chance to work with some of the most talented blue teamers in Europe where you will be utilising some state-of-the-art kit in an all-expenses paid environment (this is classed as UK work with secondment to an overseas site).

Key Responsibilities:

  • Security event management and analysis, utilising ArcSight products;
  • Management, use and analysis of events from Network Based Intrusion Detection Systems (NIDS) and Host Based Intrusion Detection Systems (HIDS)
  • Deployment, configuration and maintenance of network security appliances and networking devices and associated management software
  • Knowledge in the use of a variety of Security Event generating sources (e.g. Firewalls, IDS, Routers, Security Appliances)
  • Network, system and application level troubleshooting techniques
  • Computer incident response centre (CIRT), computer emergency response team (CERT)
  • Computer forensics tools (stand alone and on-line and network)

Essential Skills:

  • A good analytical competency is required for this role.
  • Break information into component parts, patterns and relationships;
  • Probe for further information or greater understanding of a problem;
  • Make rational judgement from the available information and analysis;
  • Produce workable solutions to a range of problems and demonstrate an understanding of how one issue may be a part of a much larger system.
  • Desirable to have one of more professional SANS (e.g., GSEC, GCIA) or CISSP certifications.

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