Senior SOC Analyst

Senior SOC Analyst – Stevenage – £45,000 + Benefits

A fantastic opportunity has arisen with one of our Stevenage based customers. We’re looking for an experienced SOC Analyst/Engineer with a good background in larger IT estates to take a senior role in a growing SOC team.

You’ll support and deputise for the SOC Manager where needed, as well as work with the wider business to ensure safe day to date running of all IT systems. You’ll monitor critical systems and respond to incidents where necessary; whilst also taking a proactive approach to ensure emerging threats are protected against and best practice is followed around the company.

The role would be perfect for an experienced SOC Analyst or SOC Engineer looking to progress into more of a management or leadership role.

Due to the nature of the role and systems operated, the successful applicant must hold, or be eligible for SC clearance. Regrettably candidates with criminal records or who have not lived in the UK for at least 5 years are not able to be considered.

What are we looking for?

* A strong career behind you in Information / Cyber Security
* Broad security awareness in all areas of IT – Networking, Infrastructure, Operating Systems & Applications.
* Knowledge of Security best practices.
* Demonstrable understanding of the OSI Model and network communication protocols, including DNS, HTTP/S, SSL, SMTP, FTP/S, LDAP/S.
* Proven experience with SIEM Tools and/or Network Packet Capture tools.
* Understanding of Malware capabilities, attack vectors, propagation and impact.
* Experience or awareness of the following tools – LogRhythm, Fireeye, RSA, McAfee, IPS/IDS, Bluecoat, Checkpoint, Microsoft SCEP.

What’s in it for me?

* Joining a small, friendly team with the support and backing of a multi national organisation, endless opportunities to progress
* Opportunities to develop new skills and gain accreditation with network security tools with company support
* Opportunities for national and international travel if desired
* Salary package in line with your experience as well as a comprehensive benefits package
* No shift work! You’ll work a standard 37-hour week with flexible working available.

For more information, or to apply, hit Apply Now with your most recent CV and we’ll be in contact for a confidential discussion.

Senior SOC Analyst – Stevenage – £45,000 + Benefits

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