SOC Team Lead

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Hertfordshire, UK


SC eligible



CND are working with a European IT consultancy who are expanding their SOC due to their ever-growing client base. We are looking for a SOC Analyst to join the team where you will be actively monitoring client networks for security breaches and responding to them accordingly.

We are looking for an experienced analyst to join in a new team lead position where you will be influencing the direction and development of the current offering. An understanding of SOC tooling, staffing and processes is a key skill in this position.

Role Requirements


You will be the key escalation point for suspicious alerts and customer issues

Monitor and escalate security events within a Security Operations Centre

Provide quick and effective incident response to clients

Work as part of the Incident Response team to investigate and remediate events

Maintain patching and ensure knowledge of current threat landscape is up to date

Analysts must provide support for the SIEM, determining the severity of alarms and taking the appropriate response

Assisting in the definition of analysis procedures and protocols

Essential Skills

Strong SIEM solutions exposure

Very strong Linux skills

Experience using Command-line interface within an operational environment

SOC Engineering understanding

Comprehensive knowledge of IDS/IPS principals

Comprehensive knowledge APT actors; their tools, techniques, and procedures

Knowledge of various types of malware, as well as a strong knowledge of infection vectors and indicators of an infection

Experience of network protocols such as TCP/IP, HTTP, DNS, etc;

Exposure to computer networking design principals

Knowledge of TCPDump, WireShark, Snort, and/or other security tools highly desirable

Would you like to be considered for this role?