Security Operations Specialist

Security Operations Specialist

Job Title: Security Operations Specialist
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: SOSCT_1642434253
Contact Name: Jonathan Dale
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 17, 2022 15:44

Job Description

Security Operations Specialist

Location - London / Remote

Salary - £55-65,000 + Bonus + Benefits

Currently working with a growing Technology driven Insurance firm who are in the process of building out their internal Cyber Defence capability and looking to bring in a Security Operations Specialist.

You will be dealing with the escalated alerts from a 3rd party MSSP, investigating and responding to the most complex incidents whilst building out IR Playbooks and Processes and developing the internal Threat Hunting capability. You will act as a mentor to the more junior Analyst within the team and naturally progress into a SOC Manager position.

This is an incredible opportunity for an experienced Senior SOC Analyst / Specialist to join a growing yet established firm at a crucial point as they internalise and build out their internal Cyber Security Monitoring and Detection capability, whilst working with some of the latest and most innovative technologies.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Act as a lead and technical escalation point on the most complex incidents and investigations.
  • Work closely with Security Engineering team to recommend system tuning/configuration improvements.
  • Mentor and train junior team members through complex incident response investigations.

Key Requirements:

  • Prior experience working in a SOC environment, dealing with and responding to escalated alerts.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the E5 Microsoft Security Suite - Azure AD P2, Advanced Threat Protection Suite and Cloud App Security.
  • Knowledge of various Incident Response techniques and procedures.
  • Experience working in cloud based SOC environments - Azure.
  • Experience mentoring / leading more junior analysts through complex investigations.

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