SOC Analyst

City of Edinburgh
£21000+ Shift Allowance and Benefits
21 Mar 2018
18 Apr 2018
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SOC Analyst - Edinburgh

Kick start your career in Cyber Security as an SOC Analyst with ECS Security - one of the fastest moving and largest privately-owned cyber security companies in the UK.

Purpose of the role: Provide security monitoring services as part of a 24x7 SOC shift team

Principal Accountabilities:

  • Perform security alert detection and analysis capabilities across multiple technologies to ensure that security incidents are identified in a timely manner
  • Escalate and support potential security incidents in line with appropriate processes
  • Support communications of potential security incidents via multiple channels
  • Participate in the response to potential security incidents by identifying and communicating relevant supplementary information
  • Perform assurance of security posture through monitoring security system status
  • Create and interpret regular and ad hoc security reports
  • Continuous focus on service improvement


  • IT Security/Information Security
  • TCP/IP or Network Security Knowledge
  • Strong written communication
  • Good analytical and problem solving capabilities
  • High attention to detail

Essential Experience

  • Security or Information Security role, or completion of a recent IT Security related Degree.
  • System administration
  • Experience of working within team based environment.
  • Experience in customer facing role.

Salary is £21000 plus shift allowance and benefits.

ECS has over 400 employees, a growing pool of contracted Associates, and is headquartered in Glasgow, with offices in Edinburgh, Manchester, London and Pune.