Computer Network Defence Ltd London, UK
Sep 19, 2018Full time
Role: SOC Analyst Type: Permanent Location: London Salary: £Competitive CND are partnering a start-up MSS function who have set up a state of the art set up with a diverse portfolio of clients. The nature of the new functions means that the right candidate will be required to do more than just monitor networks but also get stuck in with engineering problems, strong Linux experience is a must for this position. Due to the innovative and competitive nature of their industry, we're looking for individuals who can be true SMEs within the business. In return, you will have ownership of your role with the freedom and autonomy to develop at will, professionally. Key Responsibilities: * Monitor and escalate security events within a Security Operations Centre * Provide quick and effective incident response to clients * Assisting in the definition of analysis procedures and protocols * Analysts must provide support for the SIEM, determining the severity of alarms and taking the appropriate response * Provide incident response to stakeholders * White paper and blogging of current security threats * Maintain patching and ensure knowledge of current threat landscape is up to date * Work as part of the Incident Response team to investigate and remediate events Essential Skills: * Strong SIEM solutions exposure * Very strong Linux skills * Experience using Command-line interface within an operational environment * SOC Engineering understanding * Comprehensive knowledge of IDS/IPS principals * Comprehensive knowledge APT actors; their tools, techniques, and procedures * Knowledge of various types of malware, as well as a strong knowledge of infection vectors and indicators of an infection * Experience of network protocols such as TCP/IP, HTTP, DNS, etc; * Exposure to computer networking design principals * Knowledge of TCPDump, WireShark, Snort, and/or other security tools highly desirable 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 to 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. If you have not heard from a member of the CND team within 14 days, please assume your application has been unsuccessful. To comply with GDPR, your application and any personal details will not be retained. CND Limited is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.