Cyber Security Engineer

Cyber Security Engineer

Job Title: Cyber Security Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hampshire, England
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: JDSSE_1617268893
Contact Name: Jonathan Dale
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 01, 2021 10:21

Job Description

SOC Security Engineer

Location - Portsmouth

Salary - £50-55,000 + On-Call + Bonus + Generous Benefits

Hours - Mon-Fri, 9-5 (Flexible working hours)

Currently working with a Global Defence firm who are looking to hire their first dedicated SOC Security Engineer to work within their internal Advanced SOC capability. You will be working closely with a well-established team of Cyber Response Analysts, who are responding to, investigating and proactively hunting for the most sophisticated threat, to continually develop the SOC capability and automate tasks where possible.

This is an incredible opportunity for an experienced SOC Engineer to join one of the most advanced internal SOC capabilities and get exposure to an enormous volume of nation state sponsored attacks on a daily basis, whilst receiving a generous remuneration package and significant budget for training. On top of that, as you continue to build out the SOC capabilities, you will be given the autonomy and backing to build a team underneath you, as well as dedicated time to research into various threats and cyber security topics you find interesting!

Key Responsibilities:

  • Act as a lead and technical escalation point for all SOC owned security solutions.
  • Work closely with SOC Analysts to identify opportunities to eliminate false positives through custom built use-cases and automate tasks where possible.
  • Support the Global Head of SOC on current and future projects and Architectural issues within the SOC.

Required Skills:

  • Comprehensive knowledge of SOC toolsets - SIEM, EDR, SOAR, HIDS/NIDS
  • Demonstrable experience creating use cases and developing custom rules
  • System integration, automation and scripting experience with Bash/Python
  • Advanced understanding of networking principles
  • Strong knowledge and application of various Cyber Defence methodologies: Cyber Kill-Chain, MITRE ATT&CK Framework, NIST

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