Senior SOC Analyst Posted Apr 21
Computer Network Defence Limited , Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
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Role: Senior SOC Analyst

Type: Permanent

Location: Cheltenham

Clearance: SC/DV

Salary: £Competitive

CND are partnering a rapidly expanding Cyber SOC looking for a Senior Analyst, the successful applicant will be an integral part of the growth and development of this function. They have aggressive growth plans and a large funding to supply only the best service and technology.

Key Responsibilities:

Day to day responsibilities will include the training and supervision of analysts, responding to and investigating alerts, liaising with customers to detail investigation outcomes and recommend remediation actions, managing threat intelligence and actor profiling, assisting in the generation of new signatures/rules, and assisting in the definition of analysis procedures and protocols.

Essential Skills:

Comprehensive knowledge of common SIEM solutions

Exposure to APT actors; their tools, techniques, and procedures;

Strong understanding of various types of malware, as well as a strong knowledge of infection vectors and indicators of an infection;

Comprehensive knowledge of common network protocols such as TCP/IP, HTTP, DNS, etc; As well as a good understanding of a range of other protocols such as ARP, DHCP, SMTP, FTP, Telnet, IRC, LDAP, SSL;

IDS/IPS expertise

Good knowledge of TCPDump, WireShark, Snort, and/or other security tools;

Experience of providing training and working in a supervisory role to junior staff beneficial but not essential.

Candidates must hold valid UK Security Clearance or be able to attain the level of Clearance specified.

To apply please send a CV and covering letter outlining your suitability, salary requirements and availability

In line with Asylum & Immigration Legislation, all applicants must be eligible to live and work in the EU. Documented evidence of eligibility will be required from candidates as part of the recruitment process. Furthermore, in view of the nature of the work, all potential employees will undergo stringent reference and identity checks.

CND Limited is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Employment Type: Permanent