SOC Analyst

Location: Winchester
Salary: Competitive

Role Summary

Our client is looking for a former Service man or woman with an enthusiasm and interest in Information Security to take on the role of SOC Analyst.  As part of the Security Operations Centre team, you will monitor computer security events and are the first line of defence in protecting information systems from internal and external threats.

The Company

Multinational information technology company with operations in over 170 countries.

Key Responsibilities

  • Monitoring of security events received through alerts from SIEM or other security tools

  • Review alerts raised by end users

  • Performing Level 1 triage of incoming issues (initial assessing the priority of the event, initial determination of incident to resolve risk and damage or appropriate routing of security or privacy data request)

  • Monitoring of alert and downstream dependencies health

  • Provide limited incident response to end users for low complexity security incidents

  • Notifying appropriate contact for security events and response training

Key Requirements

  • Experienced in the areas of networking, client/server technologies, and log file analysis

  • Strong multitasking capabilities and be able to evaluate threats, vulnerabilities.

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Process and procedure consistency

  • General network knowledge, TCP/IP Troubleshooting

  • Ability to trace down an endpoint on the network based on ticket information

  • Familiarity with system log information and what it means

  • Understanding of common network services (web, mail, DNS, authentication)

  • Knowledge of host-based firewalls, Anti-Malware, HIDS

  • General Desktop OS and Server OS knowledge

Qualifications, and Certifications

Preferred:

  • Security Essentials

  • Computer Forensic Investigation – Windows In-Depth