Senior Cyber Security Analyst - Birmingham - SIEM, IDS, IPS

Recruiter
Premier IT
Location
Birmingham
Salary
£45,000 per annum
Posted
01 Aug 2017
Closes
25 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior Cyber Security Analyst

My client is seeking a Senior Cyber Security Analyst to work in its fast-paced Cyber Security Centre in Birmingham City Centre.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Working as part of a shift team monitoring and investigating security events received from Customer's monitored IT estates so that potential attacks can be detected.
  • Ensuring all Security Monitoring Systems and consoles are monitored meticulously in a timely fashion by the team.
  • Reviewing alerts generated by SOC Analysts.
  • Providing on the job mentoring, guidance and advice to all SOC analysts
  • Identifying suspicious and/or anomalous activities and taking appropriate action based on documented processes and procedures.
  • Checking system vulnerabilities and recommending remedial action to be taken.
  • Performing analysis of log files.
  • Development of SIEM rules
  • Working with Customers to configure host IDS / IPS policies.
  • Continuously seeking to identify potential service/tool improvements which will enhance the delivered services.

Skills & Experience

Essential

  • Bachelor's degree in Information Security, Computer Science, Information Technology or related degree
  • 2+ years of administering and supporting Windows and Linux based operating systems and IT networking protocols
  • 4+ years of working as a SOC Analyst (or 1 year as a Senior)
  • Strong understanding of common network services (web, mail, FTP, etc), network vulnerabilities and network attack patterns.
  • Strong understanding of IDS and IPS technologies, as well as Syslog.

Desirable

  • SANS GIAC GCIA
  • SANS GIAC GCIH
  • CISSP
  • CCNA
  • MCSE
  • ITIL Foundation Course
  • Knowledge of Full Packet Capture toolsets

If this role is of interest, please apply with your latest CV or contact Dillon Patel on /

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