SOC consultant

Location
UK
Salary
£500 per day
Posted
15 Apr 2019
Closes
13 May 2019
Sector
Consultancy
Job Type
Contract

An experienced Contractor Security Operations Centre (SOC) Security Analyst Level 2 is required to join a global IT Consultancy, currently a market leader in IT outsourcing, to provide infrastructure expertise relating to security technology

Contract length: 3-6 months

Rate: £500-550 per day

Start: ASAP

The successful SOC Security Analyst will be responsible for delivering managed security services to a large number of key end-clients. They will provide first and Second line analysis of information from a variety of security tools and will pass the information to designated escalation points, advising on remediation where necessary. This will involve monitoring the Security Management consoles, analysing intrusion, vulnerability and audit data, investigating and documenting security incidents, and correctly identifying and resolving incidents. They will also proactively identify major or common attacks for the purposes of tuning security devices, and will oversee the ongoing maintenance of security tools.

The ideal SOC Security level 2 Analyst candidate will need the following;

Essential Skills :

  • Previous snetwork/SIEM/Security analyst experience
  • Familiar with monitoring, investigating, alerting and reporting security threats
  • Experience on SIEM tools
  • Experience of IDS/IPS/MEP systems
  • A good understanding of threats and threat vectors
  • A sound knowledge of networking and traffic flow
  • They need to have audit experience and experience of the readiness assessment / remediation

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