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Senior SOC Analyst/ Engineer

  • Location:

    Edinburgh

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Eve Fraser

  • Contact email:

    efraser@headresourcing.com

  • Job ref:

    BBBH34771_1620744078

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-06-10

Senior SOC Analyst
Head Resourcing are delighted to be working with an award winning, fast growing and prominent provider of professional and managed cyber security services to organisations worldwide. Our aim is to introduce the best available talent to them as they continue with their ambitious growth plans which accompany their enviable reputation on the market.
Our client have a ground-breaking approach to SOC provision has been well received in their target markets whilst also welcoming new clients to the Managed SOC service at a rapid rate. Consequently, there is now an opportunity for an experienced well-motivated senior Security Analyst to join the team and take a leading role in the ongoing development and operation of the Managed SOC service, including mentoring and bringing on less experienced staff. Any Microsoft Sentinel will be very favourably viewed in applications

The Analysts are responsible for the monitoring of security incidents, classifying incidents, and providing advice on mitigation or remedial actions to our clients.

Typical daily tasks will include:

* Providing analysis and trending of security log data from a range of sources
* Providing Security Incident Response support
* Providing threat and vulnerability analysis as well as security advisory services
* Monitor threat & vulnerability news services for relevant information that may impact our clients
* Participate in compliance/vulnerability assessment scanning, and develop mitigation and remediation plans from the assessment findings
* Investigate, document, and report on information security issues and emerging trends.
* Integrate and share information with other analysts and other teams

Candidates should have:

* A degree in a related field or equivalent experience and knowledge
* Sentinel
* Knowledge of various security methodologies and processes, and technical security solutions (firewall, SIEM and intrusion detection/prevention systems, vulnerability scanners, etc.)
* Knowledge of TCP/IP Protocols, network analysis, and network/security applications
* An understanding of commonly used Internet protocols such as SMTP, HTTP, and DNS
* Working knowledge of Python
* Excellent interpersonal skills and professional demeanour
* Excellent verbal and written communication skill