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Security Operations Analyst

Job title: Security Operations Analyst
Location: London, United Kingdom
Industry: Cyber Security & IT Risk
Reference: 14909
Contact name: Andrew Nitek
Job published: May 28, 2021

Job description


Superb opportunity to join Harrington Starr’s global financial services organisation in a Senior SOC Analyst role. This is the chance to join a growing security operations team, in a role which will offer a healthy mix of day to day incident response, threat hunting and project work,

Role is based in London, with flexible arrangements on offer.

Key responsibilities of the role:

• Triage security events and employ a methodical and coherent response to security incidents.

• Competently operate a chosen SIEM (e.g. Splunk/QRadar/LogRhythm) for incident investigations, or for the development of monitoring dashboards.

• Utilise playbooks, existing knowledge and accurate online resources for guidance when responding to incidents.

• Utilise online resources for researching and collecting threat intelligence to enhance the SOC’s abilities to detect cyber-attacks

. • Develop new, or improve existing run books and use cases based on investigations and knowledge of modern attacks.

Essential Skills & Experience:

• Experience with operating or administrating a SIEM (e.g. Splunk/QRadar/LogRhythm).

• Strong working knowledge of networks including the TCP/IP stack, typical organisation architectures, and common protocols abused by malware.

• Experience in security event analysis & triage, incident handling and root-cause identification.

• Understanding of tools, techniques and procedures that attackers use to compromise organisations, ideally from direct experience. Beneficial skills, experience and certifications:

• Security industry specific and core technical accreditations such as OSCP, GIAC, CCNA.

• Certification demonstrating SIEM operational competences.

• Competent with one or more programming languages (e.g. Python, PowerShell, Java, C#) highly desirable.

Please send your CV for immediate review.



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