Security Operations Centre Analyst – UK (m/w/d)

Security Operations Centre Analyst – UK (m/w/d)



The Vacancy

As a Graduate SOC Analyst you will be trained in all aspects of SIEM, using your studies, and possibly any work experience you may have, as a good foundation of knowledge to build upon.

The role includes, but is not limited to:

  • Producing Security Analysis for Proact, and customers
  • Looking for anomalies and patterns in events
  • Analysing vulnerabilities in Proact’s and customer’s systems
  • Monitoring any anomalies which could be IoC (Indicators of Compromise)
  • Alerting customers and relevant internal decision makers of suspicious events
  • Liaising with customers
  • Checking for corresponding authentication failures etc.
  • Growing your technical expertise in:
    • Network protocols including TCP/IP fundamental
    • Operating systems (Windows and Linux)
    • Hosting platforms, enterprise systems and infrastructure
    • Virtual environments
    • Security products such as anti-virus, IDS, IPS, SIEM, APT detection, VA systems
    • Vulnerability management (network scanning, ethical hacking, penetration testing)
    • Malware, virus, botnet, hacking techniques, etc.
    • Security standards, including ISO27001, PCI/DSS, HSCN, HMG SPF

Personal Specification

  • Graduated in a relevant degree, such as Cyber Security or Information Security with a minimum grade of 2:2
  • Able to pass a DCB, and other rigorous security checks
  • Interested in studying towards Information Security certifications such as CISSP, CISM, GCIA or GSEC
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to document and explain technical details clearly and concisely to both technical peers and senior (non-technical) business management
  • Solid attention to detail
  • Ability to think “outside the box” and identify opportunities to improve current processes
  • Shift patterns may change to meet the role and department requirements, which can include:
    12h Shifts based on a ‘four on, four off’ shift pattern. You are entitled to a one hour meal break and two fifteen minute comfort breaks during each of your shifts. You will work for four days between the hours of 7am and 7pm followed by four days off, followed by four nights between the hours of 7pm and 7am, again followed by four days off. The pattern then repeats. You will be required to work on weekends and public holidays where they fall on working days within your shift pattern.

Company Benefits

  • 33 days Annual Leave
  • Competitive Salary and progression plan
  • Contributory Pension
  • Private Health care
  • Laptop

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