Senior SOC Analyst

Senior SOC Analyst

Job Title: Senior SOC Analyst
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Reading, Berkshire
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Additional Benefits
Reference: LW15202_1571129252
Contact Name: Leah Wise
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 15, 2019 09:47

Job Description

Senior SOC Analyst - Reading

Working within a brand-new office, right in the centre of Reading, this is a new opportunity for someone looking to take a Senior role as part of a successful and growing team! The team are responsible for monitoring and defending the security systems for their expanding client base and ensuring systems aren't compromised.

This opportunity will require you working Monday to Friday, office hours and going on call once every 4 weeks.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Reviewing alerts generated by SOC Analysts
  • Evaluating customer reports to ensure accuracy and providing mentoring to the more junior team members
  • Escalating (when necessary) events and incidents to the management team
  • Configure IDS / IPS policies
  • Development of SIEM rules

Skills and Experience Required:

  • Circa 3 years' experience working within a SOC Environment
  • Ideally have already worked for a MSSP and have experience in handling customers and writing reports
  • Knowledge of SIEM toolsets and understanding of IDS and IPS technologies
  • Genuine interest for IT, security and the ability to learn new skills quickly

Salary: up to £65,000 + benefits

Location: Reading

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