Location: Kent/South East London & Belfast
Salary: £35,000-50,000 depending on experience
Our client is seeking an ex-military leader to join their team as a SOC Analyst. This role would be a fantastic opportunity for graduates of our IBM QRadar course. As a member of the SOC team, you will manage the security improvements, along with incident management and implementation of security standards. The client is specifically seeking ex-military people with military security training and experience with an interest in information security, willingness to learn and a team player.
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Training and supervision of analysts
Managing threat intelligence and actor profiling
Assisting in the generation of new signatures / rules
Assisting in the definition of analysis procedures and protocols
Responsible for the completeness and timeliness of all security incident related reporting against contract constraints and Service Level Agreements
Building and developing capability across the teams, with particular focus on succession planning, and manage & capability to cover absence or operational delivery
Seek and create opportunities to understand, contribute and support strategic SOC related initiatives
Act as front door for incoming requests into the SOC
Oversee and oversight monthly reports before being released to clients
Coordinate or participate in individual or team projects
Manage all documentation from support design, implementation and maintenance, Risk & Security policies, procedures and standards in line with the customer’s and the business requirements
Manage and oversee any management meetings with senior managers
Attend internal SOC weekly briefing
Point of escalation on an on-call rota basis with the potential of a future 24/7 operations rota
Deputise for the Cyber Centre Manager in his absence.
Our client is more interested in finding the right person for this role; therefore an interest in information security and willingness to learn are more important than formal qualifications. The ideal person will have some or all of the following:
Previous leadership experience in either a military or civilian role
Full understanding of SIEM systems, including certification on IBM QRadar or a similar system
Understanding of IT Security Management, Policies, Procedures, Standards and Guidelines
Privacy and Compliance
Conversant with security best practices (including ISO27001) and relevant security legislation
Security Operations and Incident Handling
IT Security Architecture
Preferably with Security certification (e.g. CISSP, GIAH, GIAC)
Security clearance: You must at least hold or be prepared to acquire an SC Clearance for this role
Please include a covering letter when applying, explaining your fit to the role and earliest availability to start.