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SOC Analyst

Job Title: SOC Analyst
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hampshire, England
Salary: Negotiable
REF: UN/SA/009_1644416616
Contact Name: Uma Nidhi
Contact Email:
Job Published: 3 months ago

Job Description

SOC Analyst - Permanent -Hampshire

**A national security clearance is required for this role but candidates not holding this level of clearance will be considered**

Leading Managed Services Provider in the Defence Sector require a skilled SOC Analyst to join their successful Practice on permanent basis.

We are looking for a Senior SOC Analyst to identify threats and vulnerabilities and present solutions or mitigation activities to manage these. Your role will involve.

  • Working with a high-performing, dedicated security operations team, you'll be an integral part of the team providing support for Cyber incidents and alerts. Working with internal security teams to ensure information is safeguarded.
  • Developing strong relationships across the organisation, with external strategic support partners and 3rd party vendors who provide tooling support. This ensures the safety of both on-prem data and systems, hosted and supported in other geographical locations. Knowledge and experience of SaaS, PaaS and IaaS solutions is desirable. As are the following technologies: Kubernetes, Rancher, Docker, Falco, Key Cloak, Elastic Stack and Kibana.
  • Responsibility for the security analysis, incident classification and incident response actions including notification and alerting. Monitoring for possible security incidents, using knowledge of attack types and standard protocol behaviour to classify incidents, comment, and provide advice on mitigation or remedial actions to the customer.
  • You will Investigate and report on suspicious activity including, unauthorised account activity, compromised accounts and incidents, privilege creep, loss of data and breaches in security policy. This involves conducting investigations to ascertain the facts surrounding these activities and liaising with other resolver groups and teams to understand the impact and possible risks associated.
  • Support bid teams with their customer engagement by providing knowledge of the SOC operations.

Your experience

  • Knowledge and experience of Cyber Security and using a SIEM tool e.g LogRhythm.
  • Monitoring client security infrastructure, identifying and reporting Real Time attacks and vulnerabilities on the client network.
  • Identification of incidents and subsequent analysis and investigation to determine their severity and the response required. Ensuring that incidents are correctly reported and documented in accordance with government policy and procedures.
  • Be prepared to provide a Technical Escalation Point during security incidents, establishing the extent of an attack, the business impacts, and advising on how best to contain the incident along with advice on systems hardening and mitigation measures to prevent a re-occurrence.
  • As required support the customer with the creation of reports and dashboards, manage alarms and usage cases.
  • Maintain a keen understanding of evolving threats and vulnerabilities to ensure the security of the client network.

If you are interested please apply via this ad in the first instance or send a CV with covering note to

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