Security Operations Centre Consultant (SOC)

Job Ref: 50199385
Sector: Other
Job Type: Permanent
Date Added: 10 April 2019
  • Batley, West Yorkshire, England, UK Batley West Yorkshire GBR WF17 9LU
  • £40,000 - £45,000 per Annum
  • Zornitsa Doncheva

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Security Operations Centre Consultant - Permanent Role - Batley Area

My major client in the IT sector is looking for a Security Operations Centre Consultant to come on board within their expanding team and assist in the growth of this even further at a real exciting time. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a leading company in the banking industry that will offer you the chance to enhance your skill set and develop your experience and offers clear lines of career progression from day one.

I am looking for a consultant to assist the Head Of Operational Security with the creation and administration of a Security Operations Centre (SOC) for my client, with customer and internal security projects and with developing managed security services.

Your main duties will be:

  • Help grow the Security Operations Centre (SOC) function, by way of technical security-focused configuration, advice, monitoring, presentation and documentation.
  • Assist with the installation, deployment, configuration and development of SOC toolsets.
  • Monitor and analyse Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS), Anomaly Detection Systems (ADS), Firewall event logs, Security Incident and Event Management (SIEM) toolset and other event logs to identify security attacks and threats for remediation/suppression.
  • Provide technical expertise in support of internal security designs, projects and activities.
  • Maintain awareness of global security landscape and threats, operational security threats and security industry best practice.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Extensive Internet security industry experience.
  • Experience in the Security Operations Centre (SOC) industry.
  • Excellent knowledge of: TCP/IP & routing, SIEM configuration, live & historical threat hunting and analysis.
  • Good understanding of encryption, intrusion detection & prevention, security event & information management, cyber-attack vectors, regulatory compliance, Cloud & virtualized deployments and technologies.
  • Good understanding of endpoint protection, including; anti-virus/malware and data-loss prevention.

The Security Operations Centre Consultant is based in the Batley area and comes with a competitive salary along with:

  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays
  • Company pension scheme
  • Private medical insurance
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Life assurance

Apply today and I will give you a call to discuss.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnerships, pregnancy or maternity or age

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