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Cyber Security SOC Analyst perm Cheltenham

  • Location: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
  • Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
  • Contract hours: FullTime

Job provided by Harvey Nash Plc


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Cyber Security SOC Analyst Cheltenham perm £45£55k pa

Im looking for a Soc Analyst / Cyber Security Secialist for my client strategic cybersecurity services company based in Cheltenham. You will be part of a successful and growing company with a great culture, and this role would suit current Analysts ready to step up into a more senior role, seeking a route into leadership, or those already fulfilling a similar role elsewhere.

What you will need:

  • A demonstrable working knowledge of Cyber Security Operations, common enterprise security controls and exposure to attack and penetration methods and tools

  • Relevant experience working within a Cyber Security role

  • At least one recognised industry certification (SSCP, Security+, CySA, GIAC, CEH, CISM, CISSP etc.)

  • You will be working as part of a 24/7 SOC across different locations and therefore you must be a true team player, with the ability and desire to engage with customers and colleagues in order to deliver the very highest standards of service and support

  • Great troubleshooting skills, the ability to research problems and the ability to effectively communicate during stressful times, while keeping a cool, calm and friendly approach when dealing with customers and colleagues

  • Solid time management skills and be dependable

  • Comfortable talking to customers and colleagues on both a technical and nontechnical level

  • Great verbal and written communication skills, and the ability to write reports in a structured methodology

What may help but is not essential:

  • Previous leadership experience

  • Experience in working with industry standards such as ISO27001

  • Working knowledge of Unix, Linux and Windows operating systems

  • Working knowledge of networking, along with relevant industry certifications (Network+, CCNA, etc.)

  • Build scripts, tools, or methodologies to enhance our incident investigation processes

  • Understanding of the components that comprise a successful information security program

You will be:

  • Responsible for managing and mentoring a team of SOC Analysts who will be responsible for monitoring and responding to cyberthreats against our clients

  • Establishing and delivering key performance indicators, determining any gaps in performance and implementing change to improve effectiveness and quality

  • Monitoring and responding to cyber security threats against our clients, interacting directly with customers to advise and act as their security partners to resolve identified security risks

  • Investigating alerts and seeking out potential security issues through troubleshooting, log analysis and the use of SIEM

  • posture against external attackers and threats through fine tuning and rule creation

  • Creating regular meaningful reports for customers, threat intelligence briefings and white papers

  • Working with our development team to develop customer dashboards and make recommendations to improve the SOCs monitoring capability

Please note that the role requires shift working as part of a 24/7 pattern.

Ideal candidate must have excellent stakeholder management skills and enjoy working in a fast paced environment. If you are interested then please do not hesitate to apply or email me your CV directly to #####@######.###

Please do not hesitate to apply!

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