Senior SOC Analyst

Marcus Donald People
Published
May 27, 2022
Location
London, United Kingdom
Category
Job Type
Salary
£60000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits: Flattering Benefits & Bonuses

Description

Marcus Donald are looking for a Senior SOC Analyst to join a very popular and well-known Financial Services company in London. To complement this amazing company, the role comes with a very competitive salary, benefits, and bonus scheme.

** 2 days per week in London **

The successful individual will join the Security Operations team and be responsible for managing security related events within the organisation. You are to ensure that security incidents adversely affecting the business are quickly diagnosed, workarounds are determined, proper root cause analysis is performed, and actions are taken to prevent the issue from reoccurring.

Senior SOC Analyst – Responsibilities:

  • Security Monitoring - Create and refine security monitoring rules, techniques, and processes
  • Proactively hunt for evidence of threats or compromise
  • Incident Management - Investigate and resolve escalated security incidents & perform root cause analysis, recommend process improvements
  • Proactively improve/minimize insider threat
  • Project Delivery - Vulnerability Management, Security Controls Administration, SIEM Maintenance & Content, Threat Intelligence & Threat Hunting
  • Reporting & documentation
  • Lead the training and development of other SOC team members

Senior SOC Analyst – Skills / Experience:

  • From 3+ years’ experience in operational IT or Security roles
  • Deep familiarity with one or more SIEM tools is required
  • Windows and Linux operating systems and system administration
  • Networking, including TCP/IP and other common protocols
  • Understand the role, and standard use cases of technical security products, such as firewalls, antivirus, web proxies, SIEM (QRadar, D3 etc.), IDS/IPS, DLP, & EDR
  • Familiarity vulnerability scanning and penetration testing tools and techniques
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Vendor certifications for Microsoft, Linux, Cloud, Networking or Security products
  • Ideally, one of either CISSP, CEH, CREST, OSCP, Security+, Network+ or CySA+

If you feel like your skillset is aligned to this description, and you want to grow/develop your career, then this is the role for you! This is an amazing opportunity and one that should not be missed! Even if you are not fully considering other opportunities right now, these types of opportunities don’t come about often, so why wait?

FULL and more expansive job description available upon request…
Feel free to apply online or drop me an email - bjames@marcusdonald.com

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