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2018-06-07 14:50:061970-01-01ViaResource
Job Type Permanent Full Time
Area Buckinghamshire , United Kingdom
Sector Consultancy
Start Date
Job Ref CXE529
Our client, a leading provider of IT, Infrastructure & Security solutions, are looking for a Security Analyst to join their newly formed SOC. This SOC will provide Incident Monitoring & Response services to a range of clients and will be 24/7.
You will be responsible for monitoring customer networks and systems, detecting events and reporting on threats that e identified. You will also be responsible for escalating legitimate threats and providing awareness on false positives.
Key Responsibilities of the Security Analyst
  • Working in a 24/7 SOC environment
  • Monitor SIEM tools for suspicious events and anomalous activity 
  • Validate suspicious events and incidents escalating those that require it and providing awareness on those that are non-incidents
  • Document and manage incident cases in our ticket handling system 
  • Develop, build and implement use cases within the SIEM tool based on customer environment set up and needs.
  • Develop and deliver reports/visibility to customers in line with service definitions
  • Report incidents to the customer in line with service definitions, and where appropriate provide guidance on corrective actions
  • Interface with customers to resolve issues, provide additional information, and answer questions related to incidents and monitoring 
  • Maintain high levels of Incident ownership through the incident lifecycle to a satisfactory Customer resolution
  • Working with and supporting our security engineering team with deploying, troubleshooting and managing the security platform for multiple customers.
Skills and Experience required of the Security Analyst
  • Passionate about Cyber Security
  • 1-3+ years’ experience working in a similar environment such as SOC and performing incident response is preferred. 
  • Experience with attack vectors such as Malware, Trojans, Exploit Kits, Ransomware and Phishing techniques advantageous.
  • The experience with analysing information technology logs and events sources preferred.
  • Ability to dynamically assess risks, threats & threat actors for new and existing customers.
  • Strong communication skills both written and oral with ability to translate and technical information to a non-technical audience.
  • Hands-on experience with SIEM platforms, such as Alien Vault, Security Analytics, Splunk, or ArcSight, Firewalls, Intrusion Detection/Prevention Systems, Proxies, Web Applications, and/or Penetration Testing beneficial.
  • A capable individual who can effectively multi-task, prioritize work, and handle competing interests 
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