Lead SOC Analyst

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London, UK



Day Rate


Are you looking for your work to have a real impact on people? Want to work for a business with altruistic principles at heart?

CND is supporting a unique business who are looking to do incredible things in the world of global connectivity. With that in mind, Cyber Security is a real focus for them and growing their defensive capability is of the upmost importance. They are looking for a Lead SOC Analyst to head up the cyber defence, incorporating the Incident Response and Digital Forensics capability. The company is working with some cutting edge technology sitting around satellites and are investing heavily into new tools and equipment for the Cyber Security team. The key though is driving the performance of the people around you, being the go-to person for training and development of those around you.

Role Requirements


Manage the day-to-day operation of the Cyber Security Incident Response service and be the SME things are escalated to.

Substitute as the CSIRT Lead if the SCC manager is away

Advise on the training needs of the staff around you and put in place development plans

Act as Threat Hunt Lead in order to manage the threat hunting processes and campaigns

Line management of a small number of security analysts, acting as a technical mentor for the individuals

Help to drive the SOC strategy and roadmap moving forwards and keep overarching objectives in mind.

Support callout/out of hours work when required

Essential Skills

You should be well organised and be proven to thrive and perform in fast-paced, high-stress scenarios

Ability to communicate security issues to stakeholders at all levels.

Demonstrable significant experience in cyber security incident detection, response and resolution.

Detailed knowledge of forensic tools, technologies and methods.

Experience in deep packet inspection and all types of log analysis

Experience administering or utilising Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) tools

Experience with network intelligence and analytics tools, such as Darktrace

Experience with Open Source tools such as ELK stacks

Deep understanding of the OSI reference model, including proven experience working at Layer 7 of the model

Would you like to be considered for this role?