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Senior SOC Engineer

Location: Ireland
Job Type: Permanent
Salary: 60000 – 80000
Sector: Security Products & Services

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Name: Andrew Clay
Senior SOC Engineer 
Fully Remote working option

Up to £80,000 + Bonus & Benefits

Our client, a rapidly expanding security solutions provider, is seeking a driven Senior SOC Engineer to join and guide their talented Security Engineering team .

The company uses security analytics and sophisticated risk and threat management technology to dynamically protect their clients by identifying, analyzing, predicting and preventing cyber threats. In real time.

The Senior SOC Engineer will support multiple functions that keep the SOC operation running strongly.

The Senior SOC Engineer will have a minimum of 2 years' of experience in security incident handling and response tasks, as well as hands on experience with a SIEM solution.
The Senior SOC Engineer will work at a high technical level, be a strong team player and be willing to follow applicable processes and procedures while maintaining the flexibility to “think outside the box”.

The Senior SOC Engineer will:
• Assist and mentor L1 Analysts on triage
• Perform tier 2 incident analysis and response for escalated incidents
• Communicate with SOC management, senior SOC staff members and customers regarding investigations and status updates
• Design, create and maintain custom SIEM content (creation, evaluation and tuning of rules, reports, dashboards, etc.)
• Design, create and maintain custom tools that support incident handling and response activities
• Conduct research on attacker methodologies and tactics, system vulnerabilities and key indicators of attacks and exploits, to enhance the threat/technical intelligence function of the Cyber Defense services
• Responsible for the continuous availability and support of the on premise and cloud SOC infrastructure as well as of the CPEs
• End to end client integration with SOC (aka client on boarding) for fresh installations and ad hoc scope expansions
• SOC infrastructure design, implementation, maintenance and support
• Manage system health and capacity utilizing monitoring tools
• Development and improvement of manuals and documentation (deployment and configurations guides, troubleshooting guides, technical articles, etc.)
• Interface regularly with the SOC Manager to provide feedback on SOC operations.
• On-call support during non-business hours
• Perform other duties as assigned by management Requirements
• 3+ years of Information Security with at least 2 years of experience in incident analysis and response activities. Experience in a SOC environment is preferred
• Demonstrated experience with a SIEM product
• Significant experience performing analysis of logs from a variety of sources
• Experience with packet analysis (Wireshark) and malware analysis
• Knowledge of current security trends, threats, and techniques
• Experience with scripting (Perl, Python, or bash scripting)
• Good verbal and written communication skills (Greek and English)
• Desired: IT Security Certification such as GCIH/GCIA/CEH/CISSP