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SOC Analyst

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Recruiter: National Highways
Listed on: 9th November
Location: United Kingdom
Salary Notes: Excellent
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP

Your new role

SOC Analyst

The role of the SOC Analyst is to collect and analyse security event data arising from activity across the organisation and develop rules for generating security alerts. They will follow up by investigating potentially malicious activity and escalate incidents and initiate responses when appropriate. They will continually improve the security capability of National Highways through dashboard monitoring and retrospective assessments.

Please note successful candidates must be SC Cleared or be willing to go through full clearance checks at point of onboarding

What you'll be leading on 

  • Support National Highways Security Operations Team to detect, identify and triage security incidents using the provided security tooling and ticketing application.
  • Develop and operate National Highways incident response processes, working closely with the Service Desk and Service Operations Team when required.
  • Support the development of key documentation, controls and playbooks to ensure compliance to security policy and security best practice.
  • Support the continual improvement of security processes and security tooling through the development of monitoring processes (including automation) and retrospective assessments.
  • Use current tooling to run threat hunting and investigate results. Work with other members of the SOC to improve the threat hunting capability.
  • Follow industry developments in IT security and trending vulnerabilities to stay current with emerging threats and how these might be applied within the Security Operations Team.
  • Be an ambassador for Cybersecurity; promoting good practices and the team's tools and services across National Highways

 To be successful you will be/be able to demonstrate

  • Good technical knowledge of firewalls, IDS/IPS, SIEM, and endpoint protection tools
  • A strong technical background in a SOC, Digital Forensics or Malware Analysis.
  • A relevant degree or Masters or appropriate experience.

A bit about us

National Highways uses huge quantities of complex data over the lifetime of our infrastructure. We need to manage our information effectively and efficiently. Our vision is to develop integrated information and technology that empowers our colleagues and provides real time information to our customers, integration with intelligent vehicle and transport systems as they develop, to improve journey safety and reliability. 

Why you should join us

At National Highways we believe in a connected country. We are passionate about creating a culture where colleagues feel connected, included and enjoy greater wellbeing to achieve this. We're proud that as an organisation we are continually striving to do better and actively encourage and support our colleagues to do the same with their careers.

So if you put safety first, take ownership of your work, show passion for what you do, work effectively in a team, and demonstrate integrity in how you do it - then you'll be a great fit for our organisation

Contact Name: National Highways
Reference: TJ/7287/TJHW3
Job ID: 3002793



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