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Principle SOC Analyst

Closing date
25 Apr 2024

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Job Role
SOC Analyst
Job Type
Principle SOC Analyst

This is a hybrid position primarily based in Bristol or Edinburgh. We're committed to your flexibility and wellbeing and our hybrid strategy currently requires two days a week in the office, giving you the option to work remotely for some of your working week. Find out more about our culture of flexible working .

We give you a world of potential

The Global Information Security (GIS) team is responsible for driving the development, deployment, monitoring and management of information and cyber security across the Computershare businesses, globally. Through partnerships with the business units, Technology Services and other support functions, the Global Information Security team actively supports the business objectives whilst reducing the overall composite risk to Computershare.

The Global Security Operations team is responsible for delivering a comprehensive portfolio of technical security control and monitoring services across all the global Computershare environments.

A role you will love

GIS is on the lookout for a Principle Security Operations Analyst ( SOC ).

The Principle SOC Analyst is responsible for responding to escalated alerts, notification, communications and providing incident response activities such as tracking the incident, communication with stakeholders, remediation and recovery actions and reporting. Ensure reports are properly entered into the incident tracking system and coordinate with the impacted parties/stakeholders to gain full understanding of the event. Expected to have knowledge of cybersecurity incidents, anomaly analysis, log analysis, digital forensics, common threat vectors and be able to comprehend reports and determine what additional action and response activities may be required to resolve an incident. Follow established SOP's, policies and other procedures for escalation.

This role is part of a global team of information security professionals that deliver in–depth technical security services for our most critical applications and infrastructure to ensure that they are highly resilient against existing and emerging cyber security threats.


The overall purpose of the role is to ensure that the Security Operations Centre achieves its operational objectives by monitoring and implementing operational processes, practices, and standards of the SOC. By having a Principle SOC Analyst on the team, we ensure that we have an SME to support SOC Analysts as well as support key projects and initiatives.

The role will be responsible for:

Detect incidents through proactive "hunting" across security–relevant data sets.
Manage and coordinate between GIS and other departments to ensure an effective response to cyber incidents.
Support/develop reports during and after incidents, which include all actions taken to properly mitigate, recover and return operations to normal operations.
Creates close professional partnerships with peers in Security Engineering and Cyber Threat Intelligence.
Develops, delivers, and provides analysis on key security metrics e.g., MTTD, MTTR on a regular basis, and upon request, to the Security Governance team.
Maintain a forward–looking perspective on emerging security and technology developments and work with the Security Architecture team to research and evaluate additional technologies.
Initiate change, identifying opportunities for improving the service and managing the implementation of continuous improvement / new ideas and approaches.
Recognise and act pro–actively to exploit future opportunities or to mitigate future problems.
Understands and applies industry best practice and innovative thinking, to enhance existing, and develop new, monitoring and analytics processes.
Establish and maintain strong, collaborative working relationships with global and regional technology infrastructure, application, and architecture teams.

What will you bring to the role?

Global SOC Environment Experience
Security Monitoring Tools
Financial background
Possess one of more of the following professional certifications:

At Computershare, we offer a supportive and collaborative work environment where you can make a real impact. Apply today to join the Computershare team!

Rewards designed for you

Flexible work to help you find the best balance between work and lifestyle.

Health and wellbeing rewards that can be tailored to support you and your family.

Invest in our business by setting aside salary to purchase shares in our company, and you'll receive a company contribution as well.

Extra rewards ranging from recognition awards and team get togethers to helping you invest in your future.

And more. Ours is a welcoming and close–knit community, with experienced colleagues ready to help you grow. Our handbook will help you find out more about our rewards and life at Computershare, visit

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