SOC Analyst

SOC Analyst

Job Title: SOC Analyst
Contract Type: Contract
Location: City of London, London
Salary: £450 - £500 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 2656520_1558524284
Contact Name: Anneli Sandholm
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 22, 2019 12:24

Job Description

We are currently looking for a SOC Analyst to be responsible for identifying and mitigating threats from both internal and external sources for large business based in the City of London.

Security tools

  • Conduct research, analysis, and correlation across a wide variety of all source data sets (eg. indications and warnings)
  • Use provided tools to perform continual monitoring and analysis of system activity to identify malicious activity and configure mitigation's
  • Coordinate with other departments to manage and administer the updating of rules and signatures (eg intrusion detection/protection systems, anti-virus, and content blacklists) for specialised applications.
  • Coordinate with enterprise-wide Networks teams to validate network alerts
  • Employ approved defence-in-depth principles and practices (eg, defence-in-multiple places, layered defences, security robustness)
  • Recommend computing environment vulnerability corrections
  • Identity and correct inconsistencies or complications in process


  • At least 2 years of experience working in a SOC or Incident Response position.
  • Knowledge of or experience working with security (SIEM, NetFlow, IDS/IPS, Anti-Virus)
  • Experience explaining the risk of security threats and creating mitigation's.
  • Experience of general IT infrastructure technologies and principles.
  • Understanding of the underlying protocols including: HTTP, HTTPS, SMTP, SQL.
  • Experience using data science or advance analytical tools to solve security incidents.
  • Ability to automate tasks using Scripting on both Windows and Linux systems.
  • Programming experience (PowerShell, Bash, Python, JavaScript)
  • Proof Point (URL/email fraud), Darktrace, Palo Alto - IDS

This is a 6 month contract offering between £450-500 per day.

Central London

Looking to have interviews arranged within the next 7 days.

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