SOC Engineer/Cyber Security Engineer

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LA International Computer Consultants Ltd

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27th November 2023




£599 - £600



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SOC Engineer

6 Month contract + Extension

£600 Inside IR35

5 Days on site in Birmingham


Essential Criteria

1. Experience in application/software support role.

2. Basic experience with troubleshooting on physical network architecture.

3. Experience with the deployment, configuration and management of security technologies.

4. Communication Skills - verbal and written to effectively collaborative with cross functional teams

5. Proactive behaviours - Demonstrate an analytical and inquisitive mind-set.


1. Experience on-boarding and off-boarding data sources.

2. Experience in the deployment and configuration of SIEM software and agents.

3. Knowledge of different collection mechanisms for SIEM data sources.

4. Experience in administering HA/DR mechanisms in order to meet BC requirements.

5. Experience utilising regex to create and/or modify SIEM parsing and IPS rules.

6. Experience implementing firewall white/black lists, ACLs and other preventative controls.

7. Knowledge of SIEM normalisation to adhere to an event taxonomy.

8. Experience administering SIEM, Firewall and IPS software updates within structured change control.

9. Experience troubleshooting Health/availability of server and client-side security technologies.

10. Experience performing under pressure to strict deadlines/timescales.

11. Demonstrate an analytical/inquisitive mind-set.

12. Demonstrate problem solving/troubleshooting skills.

13. Experience applying system configuration baseline, control and testing.

Desirable Criteria

1. Experience supporting SOC capabilities.

2. Experience working in secure environments.

3. Experience using cloud native security services.

4. A working knowledge of Citrix bases technologies.

5. Experience adhering to high availability service targets and administering HA/DR mechanisms.

6. Knowledge of offensive security models/frameworks, e.g Mitre Att&ck, Cyber Killchain,

7. Knowledge of ITIL Change, Problem and Incident Management.

8. Relevant Industry security certifications, including but not limited to;

* GIAC Security Essentials (GSEC)

* GIAC Certified Enterprise Defender (GCED)

* GIAC Continuous Monitoring Certification (GMON)

* GIAC Certified Enterprise Defender (GCED)

* GIAC Certified Intrusion Analyst (CGIA)

* CompTIA Security+

* CompTIA DataSys+

* CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner (CASP+)

9. Security Vendor engineering certifications, e.g;

* LogRhythm Platform Administration (LRPA) Certification

* Trend Micro Certified Professional for TippingPoint

* Trend Micro Certified Expert for TippingPoint

* Palo Alto Networks Certified Cybersecurity Entry-level Technician (PCCET)

* Palo Alto Networks Certified Network Security Engineer (PCNSE)

Due to the nature and urgency of this post, candidates holding or who have held high level security clearance in the past are most welcome to apply. Please note successful applicants will be required to be security cleared prior to appointment which can take up to a minimum 10 weeks. LA International is a HMG approved ICT Recruitment and Project Solutions Consultancy, operating globally from the largest single site in the UK as an IT Consultancy or as an Employment Business & Agency depending upon the precise nature of the work, for security cleared jobs or non-clearance vacancies, LA International welcome applications from all sections of the community and from people with diverse experience and backgrounds.

Award Winning LA International, winner of the Recruiter Awards for Excellence, Best IT Recruitment Company, Best Public Sector Recruitment Company and overall Gold Award winner, has now secured the most prestigious business award that any business can receive, The Queens Award for Enterprise: International Trade, for the second consecutive period.

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