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Cyber Security Operations Analyst

Job Title: Cyber Security Operations Analyst
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Langley, Berkshire
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
REF: PP/AA/P/SA_1537437468
Contact Name: Ashley Amakoh
Contact Email:
Job Published: 9 months ago

Job Description

Cyber Security Ops Analyst

Based in Langley, Berkshire

Competitive Salary package

We have an exciting opportunity to work for a global tech company, as a SOC Analyst, where you can use your security expertise to monitor and manage security incidents across the IT estate.

The GSOC function operates on a 24/7 basis and is their to support and minimise risk exposure, and handle security incidents.

This role will help further your career. To summarise the role of the SOC Analyst...

  • To protect the confidentiality, integrity and availability of all assets and systems through monitoring, detection, and analysis activities derived from logical and physical security log feeds, directly accessed security systems, and ad-hoc reports.
  • To investigate and respond to security incidents and engaging the business at multiple levels.
  • To undertake monitoring of security controls and policy adherence in line with Company policies based on ISO27001, PCIDSS, DPA and SOX.
  • The role forms part of a team of 24/7 SOC Analysts and an understanding of intrusion detection and analysis, incident response, vulnerability management, and infrastructure would be of advantage.
  • A self-starter is required for this role and the successful applicant will be able to demonstrate taking ownership of and responsibility for resolving issues.

For this role you will need

  • Ideally educated to degree level or holding a professional qualification e.g. CEH, CCNA, CCNS.
  • Experience in incident response including verification of events, and leading incidents trough to conclusion.
  • Experience of working effectively with a variety of stakeholders from different technology and business teams.
  • In depth understanding of IT systems and technologies (e.g. Linux and Windows operating systems, TCP/IP Networking, E-Mail).
  • Appreciation of the potential impact of security events and ability to prioritise them.
  • Ability to identify developing patterns and trends in data.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Knowledge / awareness of advanced security analysis including the cyber kill chain, malware analysis, memory and file system analysis, and attack vectors.
  • Must have the ability to work independently and take initiative.
  • Must have or be able to attain and maintain NPPV SC Clearance.

If interested in this role, please apply via this link or send your CV to

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