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SOC Analyst

29/08/18/1_1535565004
Up to £60000 per annum

Managing this Role

Charlee Ryman

Consultant - Cyber Specialist 0207 759 7878

Spending seven years in the Royal Navy as a warfare technician, Charlee uses his comprehensive military network and his deep technical expertise to quickly pinpoint the best cyber security professionals for leading employers of all shapes and sizes.

 

Roles recruited: SOC managers/analysts and cyber security analysts/consultants

Seniority: Junior-Senior

Job Type: Permanent

Geographical coverage: London

Market: Cyber security operations within MSSPs

BT are working with a start up managed service security provider looking to hire an experienced SOC Analyst to work within a small but rapidly growing team of 4 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

Skills/Qualifications

  • 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.

Huntress Search Ltd does not discriminate on the grounds of 'protected characteristics' as defined under the Equality Act and other relevant UK legislation.

Huntress Search Ltd acts as a Recruitment Agency in relation to all Permanent roles and as a Recruitment Business in relation to all Temporary roles.

PLEASE NOTE: We can only consider applications from candidates who have the right to work in the UK.


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Cyber Security Analyst

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My client is a leading media company based in Central London and is always implementing new technologies across all sectors of the business. This role will offer a vast amount of training and exposure to all things Cyber, you will gain 5 years of experience within 2 in this role!

The Role

  • To take part in various security practises such as Data Loss Prevention, 3rd Party Supplier Risk assessments and Incident response
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  • Provide technical security expertise to our project teams where required
  • Review projects to ensure security controls are built in from the start
  • Respond to Cyber Security incidents generated from our Security Operations Team
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A little about you

  • Highly analytical and methodical in approach
  • Strong MS Office Excel, Visio, PowerPoint and Word skills
  • Strong technical foundation in infrastructure security or application security controls
  • Ability to pick up new technical concepts and apply security principles
  • Must have documented Cyber Security processes/ policies and procedures for a large enterprise

Additional

  • Some UK based travel will be required to assess vendors and meet with business stakeholders
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This is an incredible opportunity to work for a great company who will sky rocket your career and give you invaluable experience within the Industry. Go ahead and apply now!

Huntress Search Ltd does not discriminate on the grounds of 'protected characteristics' as defined under the Equality Act and other relevant UK legislation.

Huntress Search Ltd acts as a Recruitment Agency in relation to all Permanent roles and as a Recruitment Business in relation to all Temporary roles.

PLEASE NOTE: We can only consider applications from candidates who have the right to work in the UK.

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This would be an ideal role if you are incredibly passionate about Cyber Security and want to be a part of a well known company who would value your skill set!

The role:

  • We'll need you to identify Cyber Security threats and confidently perform analysis of anomalies on client's networks.
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  • We'll need you to work closely with operational support staff to ensure they are actively engaged in potential security threats and concerns.
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Additional skills:

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If you are looking for your next Incident Response role then go ahead and apply now for immediate consideration.

Huntress Search Ltd does not discriminate on the grounds of 'protected characteristics' as defined under the Equality Act and other relevant UK legislation.

Huntress Search Ltd acts as a Recruitment Agency in relation to all Permanent roles and as a Recruitment Business in relation to all Temporary roles.

PLEASE NOTE: We can only consider applications from candidates who have the right to work in the UK.