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SOC Analyst

Job Title: SOC Analyst
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, United Kingdom
REF: 1005
Contact Name: Sam Page
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Job Published: almost 2 years ago

Job Description

Security Operations Analyst Needed For a Next Generation SOC

Central London Office

£25-45k Depending on experience


This job vacancy is a true career opportunity – The client: A market leading SME Consultancy in Security and Cyber Risk Management with a renowned track record of succeeding where others fail.


Through existing customer demand this industry leading SME is bringing to market a next generation SOC servicing major corporate companies, Central Government Departments and SME’s alike.


As a SOC Analyst you will combine Business and Threat intelligence with SIEM Expertise.


You will be joining a trusted supplier to many high profile Government Departments, – you will need to be security clearable.


Where other Security Operation Centre’s fall down this SOC: develops, adapts, improves and delivers. A Next Generation SOC built by Security professionals fit for client purpose.


The client has integrated its threat intelligence, security monitoring and analytics capabilities to deliver a 360 degree business centric Cyber and Threat monitoring services.


What’s in it for you?


Initial demand and interest in my client’s SOC is staggering. They are looking to build a true internal development model for all employees. As the SOC grows you will progress!


  • Training allowance pot – a percentage of your base salary is added into a pot to be used as you wish for personal development: SANS, GIAC, CISSP, CISM, CEH, CREST etc.
  • Critical illness medical cover
  • Security Clearance
  • Company pension
  • True internal growth and development structure
  • Holidays and training day flexibility
  • Shift allowance
  • 6 month appraisals with pay rise reviews
  • Consultancy/Testing career development plans



Working in the SOC will offer a clear path and route to career progression, the SOC to one side this SME also offers the unique and rare opportunity to cross train into other departments and teams whether that be Consultancy, Management or Testing. 


Candidate Requirements:


The essential responsibilities of the SOC Security Analyst will be to identify, notify and respond to security threats across the large and distributed virtual IT network. You must also provide system security advice to system management, system staff and users. You will also proactively identify major or common attacks for the purposes of tuning security devices, and will oversee the ongoing maintenance of security tools.


The successful candidate would ideally have previous experience as a Security Analyst, as well as knowledge of SIEM toolsets and Full Packet Capture toolsets. You will also require understanding of networking principles including; TCP/IP, WANs, LANs and commonly used Internet protocols such as SMTP and HTTP.


All candidates must be SC clearable.  


Reporting to the SOC manager for the day to day running of the SOC. Responsibilities include generation of alerts, investigation and advice to the client and ability to guide the less technically minded client to the ideal solution and outcome.


Training will be provided in FortiSIEM.


Shift work not yet necessary, however when the SOC becomes 24*7 operational the shift pattern is four days on, and four off, four nights on then four off. A shift runs from 0700hrs to 1900hrs and 1900hrs to 0700hrs. Shift allowance to be paid on top of basic salary.


For more information and immediate consideration please contact Sam Page.

01908 88 60 37