SOC Analyst

Government
  • UK, South West, Wiltshire, Corsham
  • Contract, 22 months
  • Full time
  • to £500 per day (Within IR35)
This contract with our defence client is for a SOC Analyst for 22 months. The role is located in Corsham and has a pay rate of £500 UMB / £372.15 PAYE. The successful candidate will need to work up to 13-hour shifts as part of a 24/7 watch (with a working pattern of 2 days, 2 nights, 4 off subject to...
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Managing consultant

Sahil Khanna

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Job description

This contract with our defence client is for a SOC Analyst for 22 months. The role is located in Corsham and has a pay rate of £500 UMB / £372.15 PAYE. The successful candidate will need to work up to 13-hour shifts as part of a 24/7 watch (with a working pattern of 2 days, 2 nights, 4 off subject to pattern change).  

 

As a SOC Analyst your main responsibilities will be:  

• To support the transition of a SOC with expert security guidance and application of best practices.  

• Leading the development, communication and continuous improvement of the cyber incident response plan Identification of and planning for the required levels of cyber investment within the CSOC to include governance, tooling and staffing.  

• Defining and continuous development of a use case-driven logging, monitoring and response capability to ensure responsiveness and resilience to cyber security threats.  

• Defining the cyber security operations strategy in coordination with senior business and external stakeholders, this includes the management of the Cyber Security Operations Centre (CSOC) and processes in accordance with the threat posture and government direction.

Requirements

• Advanced industry standard SOC Security qualifications (SANS, ISC2, etc.).  

• Proven Tier 2 SOC Analyst experience (2 years)  

• Demonstratable experience working with SIEM technology and SIEM engineering (including tool configuration) i.e. within an enterprise SOC.  

• Experience in creation of use-cases, analytics and playbooks.  

• An understanding of cloud technologies.  

• Perform triage of security events; determine scope, priority and impact, and make recommendations that enable expeditious remediation.  

• Conduct real-time management of security incidents from detection to resolution.  

• Degree level qualification; preferably in technical, engineering or computing subject.

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