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SOC Analyst

Job Title: SOC Analyst
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, United Kingdom
Salary: 45000.0
REF: 1195
Contact Name: Sam Page
Contact Email:
Job Published: almost 2 years ago

Job Description

SOC Cyber Security Analyst – London – Up to £45k depending on experience


Here at identifi Global we exclusively manage all recruitment for a leading Information Security and Cyber Risk Management Consultancy based out of Waterloo, London. We have positions available for a SOC Cyber Security.


What’s in it for you?


  • Training allowance pot – a percentage of your base salary is added into a pot to be used as you wish for personal development.
  • Critical illness medical cover
  • Security Clearance
  • Company pension
  • True internal growth and development structure
  • Holidays and training day flexibility
  • Regular appraisals and pay rise reviews
  • Consultancy career development plans




We are looking for a passionate and talented Security Analyst to work within our Security Operations Center. The role will primarily involve identifying and notifying customers of security threats.  You will be a member of a cross functional team, you will be involved in all areas of SAAS delivery, and will play an integral part in helping the team and service continuously improve.


Primary Responsibilities:


  • Identify, notify, and respond to security threats across customers environments
  • Initiate escalation procedures to counteract potential threats and vulnerabilities
  • Provide incident remediation advice to system management, system staff and users
  • Developing and writing custom real-time rules
  • Developing and writing custom historical management reports


Required Skills and Experience


  • Good understanding of Linux systems administration
  • Good understanding of networking principles including TCP/IP
  • Experience within a Cloud environment & infrastructure platform (AWS, Azure)
  • Good understanding of HTTP, SSL/ TLS, SOAP, and Reverse Proxies
  • Good understanding of anomaly detection based security systems
  • Exceptional team working ethic and interpersonal skills
  • Strong time management skills and the ability to multitask
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills
  • Strong written and verbal and written communication
  • Experience within a Security Operations Center



Desired Skills and Experience


  • Experience with scripting in Python, JavaScript, etc
  • Basic working knowledge of NoSQL Databases
  • Hands on experience working with Windows infrastructure
  • Basic hands on experience of configuring Windows or Linux system logging
  • Basic understanding of Security Information & Event Management concepts and capabilities
  • Basic experience with vulnerability scanning and reconnaissance methods
  • Basic understanding of the phases of incident management handling
  • Already holding or be willing to go through a government security vetting process (SC Clearance)


Qualifications and Education Requirements


Ideally the candidate will hold a degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Network Security, Information Security or equivalent. The ideal candidate will have 1-3 years of experience working in a Security Operations Center. The ideal candidate will have one or more of the following qualifications:


  • CompTIA Security +
  • CEH – Certified Ethical Hacker
  • ECSA – EC-Council Certified Security Analyst
  • GSEC / GCIH / GCIA/: GIAC Security Certifications
  • CISSP – Certified Information Systems Security Professional


For immediate consideration and a confidential conversation contact Sam Page at identifi Global.


01908 88 60 37