|Listed on:||24th June|
|Salary/Rate:||£60,000 - £80,000|
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We are searching for a Senior Security Operations Analyst (SecOps Analyst) for our client, a growing and exciting business with offices located in Devon, Berkshire, Kent, East Sussex and Scotland.
The role is essentially remote with occasional visits to the office. You will need to be based a commutable distance of offices located in either Exeter, Reading, Tonbridge and Malling, Brighton or Edinburgh, to allow the office-based working, which can be just a few days per month.
Our client offers a friendly, dynamic and supportive team environment. They encourage passion, ambition and collaboration, both in their performance as a team and individually. They really encourage new ideas and actively promote involvement in the development and direction of their products and services, as well as finding more efficient and effective ways to work.
Our client develops software solutions and technical services and adopts a "cloud first" approach, predominately utilising Azure. They are specifically seeking to hire an experienced Senior Security Operations Analyst to assess the effectiveness of security and risk management controls, to detect security issues, events and incidents (e.g., attacks and intrusions), and to be able to recommend appropriate and proportional actions to keep their data and operations, as well as their customer data, safe and secure.
The successful candidate must have the ability to analyse disparate pieces of technical and non-technical information, from a variety of sources and in many formats. You will be required to assess the scope, severity and potential impact of a security issue, vulnerability, event or incident quickly and accurately. You will then work with other internal teams to take appropriate action on a timely basis operating at time under pressure.
Real-time monitoring of security systems and telemetry (logs, alerts etc.) and other information (e.g., threat intelligence feeds), supplied by various tools and systems including, Firewalls, Intrusion Detection and Prevention Systems (NIDS/NIPS, HIDS/HIPS), Log Monitoring, Traffic Inspection, Anomaly detection, etc.
Perform first level and in-depth analysis of acquired data to produce actionable insight.
Work with existing teams and enterprise systems (e.g., Service Desk) and procedures to quickly assess and process the most appropriate action plan when faced with various pieces of data and information.
Determine the severity of alerts and security vulnerabilities, assess potential impacts, recommend next steps, follow through with risk treatment and mitigation.
Action and Response:
Act as the first Point of Contact (POC) for all security events, anomalies, incidents and investigations
We are searching for a calm, collaborative, competent and autonomous individual with strong communication skills.
You will ideally have the following experience and qualifications;
Our client is offering a very competitive salary and an extensive benefits package to the right candidate, including;
Please note that due to a high level of applications, we can only respond to applicants whose skills and qualifications are suitable for this position. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010.
Bowerford Associates Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.