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SOC Analyst

Edinburgh, City of Bristol, United Kingdom
Closing date
20 Jun 2024

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Engineering, IT, Security
Job Role
SOC Analyst
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Job Description

SOC Analyst

This is a hybrid position primarily based in Bristol. We're committed to your flexibility and wellbeing and our hybrid strategy currently requires three 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.

A role you will love

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

The SOC Analyst - reporting to the SOC Manager - performs complex information technology and cyber security analysis. The day-to-day tasks and activities are varied and include the monitoring of information technology security alerts to protect Computershare assets; working with the Security Engineering team to tune and enhance the technologies and delivering incident detection and incident response capabilities in conjunction with the Cyber Threat Intelligence team.

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.

Key Accountabilities:
  • Monitors security alert queues, investigate and triage events based on criticality and take direct, and indirect, threat mitigation action.
  • Conducts network monitoring and intrusion detection analysis using various tools, such as IDS/IPS, DLP, AV, SIEM and Vulnerability Management tools.
  • Correlates network activity across internal networks to identify trends of unauthorised use.
  • Reviews alerts and data from sensors and documents formal, technical incident and event investigation reports.
  • Identifies and resolves false positive findings in assessment results.
  • Researches emerging threats and vulnerabilities to aid in the identification of network incidents.
  • 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

Essential Experience:
  • Experience in performing first or second line security monitoring and analysis, as part of a SOC or NOC team, utilising industry recognised SIEM technologies (e.g. Splunk, LogRhythm).
  • Understanding and experience in security technologies, such as, firewalls, IDS/IPS, AV, Vulnerability Management, Web and Email Content Filtering.
  • Experience of working within, and developing, standard operating procedures and incident management run books.
  • Proven ability to connect disparate data elements in order to identify patterns of behaviour in support of intelligence reporting.
  • Possess, or working towards, professional or industry security certifications and understand the security principles outlined in OWASP, NIST and ISO27000.
  • Be a self-starter, be able to successfully prioritize and manage multiple complex tasks and work well under pressure with limited supervision both individually and at times, with other team members.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to effectively articulate complex technical terms to both technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Be able to adapt to a flexible working model, such as attending conference calls meetings outside of normal office hours and occasionally travelling to other local and international Computershare locations.

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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About Us

A company to be proud of

We're a global leader in financial administration with over 12,000 employees across more than 21 different countries. At Computershare, it's more than just a job, our open and inclusive culture means that we will help you to grow, to move forward and make the most of our world of opportunities.

A diverse and inclusive place to work

Computershare celebrate the diversity of our people, and we welcome applications from everyone. We believe that having a culture of inclusion is essential in delivering good results. Attracting, retaining, and developing a diverse workforce where employees feel valued, respected, and empowered allows people to reach their full potential. As a business this diversity helps us to better reflect and understand our customers' needs to allow us to drive better outcomes.

We are happy to accommodate individual needs during your application journey. If you require disability accommodations or adjustments, please email us at detailing your requirements and contact information.

Computershare is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or other characteristics protected by applicable law.

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