SOC Analyst

Isle of Man
Our client is looking for an SOC Analyst to join their team.
Role: Our client is looking for an experienced SOC Analyst to support their cybersecurity threat hunting and vulnerability management operations as well as managing incident response on behalf of our group of companies, and clients or potential clients.  In this role, you should be knowledgeable about information security frameworks and systems, and proficient at following them. Your goal will be to both assess current and emerging threats and vulnerabilities, search for persistent threats and investigate security events, and to ensure that incidents are well managed through their 6 phases, and to reduce Mean Time to Contain (MTTC) as far as possible, as well as assisting in the conversion of resolved client incidents into ongoing managed service contracts.  
Key Responsibilities:
  • Take ownership of incidents escalated by Analyst level 1 or the SOC and control quality of actions performed
  • Investigate security events & incidents and follow up plans according to Incident Response procedures
  • Assist the modelling of new attack scenarios and implementation of incident handling playbooks
  • Monitor and analyse security logs to identify potential threats (threat detection, reporting, contextualisation)
  • Investigate and remediate unresolved endpoint security threats
  • Perform customer vulnerability & network assessments, and support the penetration testing operations, together with reporting and steering remedial action following the report
Key Skills & Experience:
  • Proven experience as an SOC Analyst (within an MSSP environment would be useful)
  • BSc/BA in Computer Science, Information Technology or a related field; professional certification (e.g. CompTIA Security+, CISM or CISSP) is an advantage
  • Familiarity with security frameworks (e.g. NIST / ISO27001) and risk management methodologies
  • Knowledge of patch management, firewalls, and intrusion detection/prevention systems
  • Competent in Network Defence, Ethical Hacking, Incident Response, Computer Forensics, and Reverse Engineering
  • Ability to think through problems and visualize solutions
  • Good analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Dependable and flexible when necessary
  • Outstanding communication, organization, and decision-making skills
Your specialist: Anne Murray
Quote job ref: 11756

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