Senior SOC Analyst

Senior SOC Analyst

Job Title: Senior SOC Analyst
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Reading, Berkshire
Salary: £35000 - £65000 per annum + On-Call Allowance + Bonus + Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: JDSSA_1582032022
Contact Name: Jonathan Dale
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 18, 2020 13:20

Job Description

SOC Analyst and Senior SOC Analyst

Salary: £35-60k (DOE) + On-Call Allowance + Bonus + Benefits

Location: Reading

Working Hours: Mon-Fri, 9-5

Currently working with a multinational TMT as they continue to build out their Global Security Operations Centre, based in Reading. This is an excellent opportunity for bright and ambitious individuals with a desire to learn to join an established team of technical Cyber Security Monitoring, Investigations, Response and Engineering specialists and gain exposure to an incredible volume of high-profile attacks in one of the most exciting industries.

The client operate a 'non-tiered' SOC capability, meaning Analysts of all levels will gain exposure to different elements of security monitoring and investigations, rather than being started out in a pure monitoring and ticket raising position and then being progressed. You will gain hands-on, on the job training from security specialists, as well as a generous salary and training package.


  • Demonstrated experience working in a Security Operations Centre or similar function.
  • Knowledge of:
    • Network defence monitoring technologies (IDS/IPS, SIEM, Firewalls, etc)
    • Open Source Investigation tooling (WireShark, TCPDump, Netflow, etc)
    • Sandboxing technologies for static and dynamic malware analysis (Cuckoo, IDA Pro, REMnux, etc)
  • Strong knowledge and application of variousCyber Defence methodologies:
    • Cyber Kill-Chain
    • MITRE ATT&CK Framework
  • Experience acting as a technical team lead and mentor to junior team members.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.

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