Security Operation Analyst / SOC Engineer

MillsHill Recruitment Limited
30000.00 GBP Annual
05 Oct 2017
19 Oct 2017
Contract Type

Security Operation Analyst / SOC Analyst

Role Summary

The Security Operation Centre (SOC) Engineer is a 1st level support engineer performing daily activities. They will be responsible for the monitoring and reporting of security related events within the Cloud infrastructure. The role will involve escalating events to the SOC Analyst and performing appropriate tasks to remedy issues.

Key Duties

  • Monitor events and alerts for malicious traffic and activities
  • Escalate events and alerts to SOC Analyst for review
  • Perform signature and rule updates for HIDS/HIPS and Vulnerability assessment tools
  • Perform Vulnerability assessment scans and provide reports to SOC Analyst
  • Perform patching of security infrastructure servers
  • Perform tasks as identified in a daily tasks list
  • Troubleshoot problems
  • Complete all work in accordance with the internal compliance guidelines
  • Support team management and Security & Compliance Officer in the management of security incidents/events
  • Support team management in maintaining staff compliancy to all team information security policies and procedures
  • Maintain and develop professional skill set.

Skills and Experience

  • Good communication skills both written and verbal
  • 1+ years' experience of IT security industry, preferably working in a SOC/NOC environment
  • Problem Analysis and troubleshooting skills
  • Familiar with Windows and Linux servers
  • Familiar with networking basics
  • Experience of virtualisation technologies, ideally VMware
  • Any experience of Logrhythm is a big plus


  • Enthusiasm, drive and initiative
  • The ability to work alone and within a team
  • Ability to work to deadlines
  • The ability to manage pressure and conflicting demands and prioritise tasks and workload
  • Reliability and honesty

MillsHill Recruitment Ltd acts as an employment agency with regards to this role.

Security Operation Analyst / SOC Analyst

Security Operation Analyst

Security Operation Analyst