Senior SOC Analyst - Hybrid Working (Office/Home)

Excellent salary & benefits package - IT Security - IT
Ref: 159 Date Posted: Friday 06 May 2022
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Senior Security (SOC) Analyst

Our Edinburgh client are looking for a Senior Security (SOC) Analyst to join the Managed Service Team.

Their approach to SOC provision has been well received in their target markets and they are currently welcoming new clients to their Managed SOC service at a rapid rate. They need the individual to take a leading role in the ongoing development and operation of their Managed SOC service, including mentoring and bringing on less experienced staff.

Their Analysts are responsible for the monitoring of security incidents, classifying incidents, and providing advice on mitigation or remedial actions to our clients.

In this role you will:

  • Identify and respond to cyber security threats and incidents:
  • Proactively monitor, triage, and analyse security alerts, events of interest, and other “trigger” events
  • Actively work with security technologies.
  • Work with data to understand and analyse security incidents
  • Participate in incident response activity, taking action to help contain threats
  • Maintain and communicate technical data to stakeholders, in particular with regards to triage, analysis and containment of cyber security incidents.
  • Collaborate on product and process improvements, including:
  • Creating and improving analytics, workbooks, playbooks, threat hunts, etc.
  • Maintaining and contributing to our knowledge base
  • Provide feedback and collaborate with Engineering and Development teams to improve our products, services, technologies, integrations, etc.
  • Work with threat intelligence and threat-hunting teams
  • Research emerging threats and vulnerabilities
  • Mentor and develop the skillset of the junior team members through complex incident response investigations


Requirements

  • A degree in a related field or equivalent experience and knowledge
  • Knowledge of various security methodologies and processes, and technical security solutions (firewall, SIEM and intrusion detection/prevention systems, vulnerability scanners, etc.)
  • Knowledge of TCP/IP Protocols, network analysis, and network/security applications
  • An understanding of commonly used Internet protocols such as SMTP, HTTP, and DNS
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skill
  • Excellent Strong relationship skills. You will need to collaborate and support other teams in QC throughout the entire sales and service lifespan.

Other information

You will get an excellent salary, with world class benefits (private health, unlimited holidays, flexible working). As a leading-edge technology company you will have access to the latest technology, and an environment that will encourage and nurture your curiosity. They are passionate about your development, and you will be empowered to advance your skills and expertise.

To apply email your CV to it@mcnallyrecruitment.com. All suitable candidates will be contacted to arrange a face-to-face or video meeting.