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SOC Analyst (Security Cleared)

  • Posted April 22, 2024
  • Negotiable
  • Gosport
  • Contract

Key Responsibilities

  • Lead on security activities for large client engagements through creating and maintaining strong stakeholder relationships (customer and internal), developing a solution that align with overall objectives and contractual obligations
  • Identify and understand customer requirements and demonstrate creativity and innovation in applying solutions for the benefit of the customer
  • Identify and design solutions that understand customer requirements and apply industry best practice in solutions for the benefit of the customer
  • Collaborate with other team members to identify potential cyber risks, assess their impact and develop technical mitigation strategies
  • Working with Security Architecture to inform focused security solution design for SOC/SIEM solutions
  • Formulate security strategy, creatively applying a wide range of technical and/or management principles
  • Stay up to date with the latest cybersecurity threats, vulnerabilities, and industry standard methodologies, and provide recommendations for improvements
  • Lead security aspects of bid responses and opportunity identification
  • Demonstrate awareness of the latest cybersecurity threats, vulnerabilities and industry standard methodologies
  • Enable the development and growth of the Cyber Security team through mentoring of junior team members, supporting recruitment activities and encouraging engagement with the Cyber Security Community of Expertise.

Essential Skills

  • Successful track record leading teams within Security Engineering coupled with experience of leading large client engagements
  • Strong client management and relationship building experience
  • Ability to absorb complex information and communicate effectively at all levels to both technical and non-technical audiences, assess and evaluate risk and understand the implications of new technologies.
  • Good project management skills, with the ability to balance multiple initiatives and priorities simultaneously
  • SIEM experience with Azure Sentinel, Splunk & QRadar
  • Experience of running simulated or reacting to actual incidents, following procedures and good practice to limit, reduce and remediate
  • Strong leadership, influencing and people management skills
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills coupled with ability to assess complex situations, identify risks, and recommend effective solutions
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, at all levels from Executives to end users
  • Demonstrate significant personal responsibility or autonomy, with little need for escalation
  • CISSP-ISSEP (Information Systems Security Engineering Professional)
  • Other Cyber/information Security qualification (e.g. CISSP, CCSP, CCNA, SABSA)

Desirable Skills

  • Knowledge of;
    • Cloud, on-prem, SaaS, PaaS, IaaS environments
    • Security incident response, code / malware analysis
    • Strong coding skills

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