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SOC Analyst - £45k-£50k - London

£45000 - £55000 per annum

Blackthorn Trace are working with a managed service security provider looking to hire an experienced SOC Analyst to work within a small but rapidly growing team of Analysts.

With an entrepreneurial mind set, you will bring with you key attributes that help the whole business continue to grow and become a key leader in safeguarding the SME market.

This is a green field opportunity working with the Director and Team Leader to assist in developing and maturing the operational capabilities of a SOC, with ongoing mentoring, training and development opportunities.

The Job

  • Provide first, second and third line technical resolution for security alerts and SOC service requests.
  • Manage alerts and incidents through the incident lifecycle within the ticketing system.
  • Interface with clients in incident identification, remediation and resolution.
  • Resolve or escalate identified incidents.
  • Provide a timely and efficient service to customers.
  • Stay abreast of current vulnerabilities, exploits and threat actors.
  • Assist in on boarding and configuring new customers.
  • Be comfortable working within a 24x7 environment.
  • Write white papers and thought leadership blogs on current security events - become a thought leader


  • Understanding of TCP/IP, network protocols and information security is essential.
  • Understanding of and experience of using Linux is essential.
  • Understanding of attacker tools, tactics and procedures is essential.
  • 24x7 NOC/SOC experience, experience of working for a MSSP is highly desirable.
  • Programming / shell scripting experience is highly desirable.
  • Knowledge of configuring and implementing technical security controls (firewalls, IDS, AV) desirable.
  • SANS courses such as 511, 503, 501, 504, 506, 401 preferred.

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