SOC Engineer

Government
  • UK, South West, Wiltshire, Corsham
  • Contract, 23 months
  • Full time
  • to £700 per day (Within IR35)
This contract with our central government client is for a SOC Engineer for 23 months. The role is located in Corsham. The pay rate for this role is £700 UMB / £521 PAYE. You will support the transition of a SOC with expert security guidance and application of best practices. As a SOC Engineer your main...
  • Posted
  • Deadline: 25.04.2024

Managing consultant

Sahil Khanna

Quote ref: 990034/76206

Quote ref: 990034/76206

Job description

This contract with our central government client is for a SOC Engineer for 23 months. The role is located in Corsham. The pay rate for this role is £700 UMB / £521 PAYE.  

You will support the transition of a SOC with expert security guidance and application of best practices.  

 

As a SOC Engineer your main responsibilities will be:  

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

• Providing strategic level advice to senior management regarding incident response, monitoring, logging and analysis of all relevant systems and processes.  

• 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 3 SOC Engineering experience (2 years)  

• Demonstrable 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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