Security Operations Analyst

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Permanent (Full time)

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Becoming a Security Operations Analyst with the Data Communications Company:

About the DCC

At the Data Communications Company, we believe in making Britain more connected, so we can all lead smarter, greener lives. We’ve built the secure infrastructure that’s supporting the mass roll-out of smart meters across the country. Our universal, secure network will be in 30 million homes and small businesses, making it the largest network in Britain. So it’s a truly exciting time to join us. You’ll be part of a team that’s supporting the country’s transition to a low-carbon economy, and helping to ensure an affordable, secure, and sustainable energy supply for the future.

Operating independently of its parent company, Capita plc*, the DCC is a Disability Confident Committed Employer. We’re directed by the Department for Business and regulated by OFGEM. We collaborate with the Government and leading telco and utility industry service providers to help protect consumers and give them better energy choices. A finalist in the Top Workplace Awards in 2018, we reward professionals who thrive in an environment of change and innovation. Watch this video and if it ignites your interest, apply below.

The role:

The successful candidates will processes and analyses cyber threat intelligence information, and compiles standard and ad-hoc reports as needed.

What you’ll be doing:

Perform forensic analysis and gather evidence
Correlation monitoring using multiple SIEM technologies
Assist in gathering forensic data and physical equipment
Act as incident responder for potential incident identified
Ability to work under pressure
In-depth understanding of the cyber threat landscape and advances adversary tactics
Conduct security assessments regularly to identify vulnerabilities and performing risk analysis.
Analyse the breach to reach the root cause.
Generate reports for IT administrators, business managers, and security leaders. These reports serve as an input to evaluate the efficacy of the security controls.
Advise and implement necessary changes required to counter the attack or improvise security standards.
Keep the security systems up to date and contributing to security strategies.
Document incidents to contribute to incident response and disaster recovery plans.
Perform internal and external security audits.
In the case of third-party vendors, verify their security strength and collaborate with them.
Monitoring security infrastructure, identifying and reporting Real Time attacks and vulnerabilities on the client network.
Identification of incidents and subsequent analysis and investigation to determine their severity and the response required.
Ensure that incidents are correctly reported and documented in accordance with the relevant policies and procedures.
Be prepared to provide a Technical Escalation Point during security incidents, establishing the extent of an attack, the business impacts, and advising on how best to contain the incident along with advice on systems hardening and mitigation measures to prevent a re-occurrence.
Maintain a keen understanding of evolving threats and vulnerabilities to ensure the security of the client network.
As required update Protective Monitoring/SOC documentation, processes and procedures and ensure currency.

What we’re looking for:

Ability to work under pressure
In-depth understanding of the cyber threat landscape and advances adversary tactics
The role requires an intermediate knowledge and experience of Linux; Windows; Azure; AWS; Elastic Stack; Tennable; Threat Intel gathering; Mitre Att&ck Framework; Office 365 security centre; Endpoint manager as well as Carbon black
Prior experience working in a SOC / on shift pattern
Eligibility to gain SC Clearance as required

What’s in it for you?

Become part of our team at DCC and you’ll find an inclusive culture which prizes mutual respect, innovation and high performance. It all adds up to make DCC a great place to work. Hard work deserves great benefits, and we offer our colleagues a range of reasons to enjoy their time at DCC:

Bonus scheme (10%)
Shift allowance (20%)
Private medical insurance.
Extensive personal development and training opportunities
Flexible holidays – increase your standard 25 days by purchasing extra days.
Dental plan.
Cycle to work scheme
Childcare vouchers
Headspace free membership – a popular mindfulness app.
Season ticket travel loan
Charity days
Retail discounts.
Discounted gym membership
RAC discount
Income protection scheme

Next steps

‘Apply now’ to complete our short application, so that we can find out more about you. Your application will be carefully considered where you will hear from us regarding progress and feedback on your application.

The parent company, Capita Plc*, are a leading UK provider of technology enabled business services. We’re supporting and improving the lives of millions of people every day and we can only do this with the right people in place, working towards a shared goal.

We encourage an open, honest working environment where everyone can be true to themselves and people are valued for their differences. We’re always challenging each other to learn and improve, because we know when we work together, we can deliver better outcomes. We work across such a huge range of businesses and sectors, that you’ll have the opportunity to grow and develop your career in any number of directions. You’ll also become part of a network of 63,000 experienced, innovative, and dedicated individuals across multiple disciplines and sectors. There are countless opportunities to learn new skills and develop in your career, and we’ll provide the support you need to do deliver. Our purpose is to create a better outcome for you

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