Lead SOC Analyst

40000.00 GBP Annual
06 Oct 2017
13 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Lead Security Analyst: Salary up to GBP60,000 depending on experience
Candidate Key Words: SOC, Security Analyst, SIEM, Threat Hunting, TCP/IP, Incident and Vulnerability Scanning, PKI, IPSec, SSL/TLS, Cryptography, Incident Response, Monitoring Solutions.
Commutable from: Kidderminster, Redditch, Bromsgrove, Worcester, Birmingham, Evesham, Pershore, Droitwich Spa, Stourbridge, Stourport-on-Severn, Wolverhampton, Leominster.

A client of IntaPeople's are looking for a Lead Security Analyst to join their existing Security Operations Centre; to help develop SOC processes, to review their controls policies and procedures, to increase the efficiency of the SOC and to still be hands on technically, handling all escalations and helping to mitigate against threats and vulnerabilities.

Our client are a spin-off of a well-established MSP who have recently created a security division to help service their existing clients as well as bringing on new 3rd parties. The successful candidate will be joining in the infancy of the department, becoming a key player in the SOC department, ensuring that all of their customer security incidents are handled correctly and efficiently, delivering top class security services, and to perform analysis on security events to determine the effects.

In order to be considered for this role you will need to demonstrate the following skillset and technological knowledge;
?? A good understanding of threat vectors against Windows and Linux Platforms.
?? A good understanding of firewalls, IPS, TCP/IP etc (Checkpoint, Cisco, Fortigate, Palo Alto etc)
?? Intermediate or detailed understanding of Security Information & Event Management (SIEM) concepts and functionality.
?? Experience working within a SOC department, incident hunting, vulnerability scanning and reconnaissance methods.
?? An in-depth knowledge of log formats, log transports and log analysis as well as automating log ingestion and normalisation in a SOC environment
?? An understanding of cryptography and related concepts and principles (e.g., encryption algorithms, hash functions, PKI, key exchange, certification authorities, digital signatures)
?? Experience with scripting in Python, Perl, Bash, PHP or other languages.

It would also be beneficial for the successful candidate to have experience with the below technologies;
• Experience setting up new security policies, processes and procedures within a SOC.
• Management experience; leading a group of Engineers or Department.

In order to apply for this position please email a copy of your most recent CV or call Jonathan Stock on for a discrete conversation regarding the role. If you don't have all of the above skills, don't worry but in order to be successful you will need to demonstrate a good amount of them, as well as an aptitude to develop within the role.

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