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Senior Security Analyst

Location: United Kingdom
Job Type: Contract
Salary: £650 – £800
Sector: Computer Services

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Name: Agne Juodakyte
Senior Security Analyst

Are you a passionate Senior Security Analyst with experience setting up and managing a SOC? Are you looking to work on an exciting project in the Middle East? I am currently working with a specialist consultancy partner looking for a Senior Security Analyst to help set up and manage a SOC for a client in the Middle East.  

Job Responsibilities of the Senior Security Analyst
  • Stand up a SOC providing advice and helping to select Security tooling as well as implementing these tools
  • Take ownership for the monitoring and remediation of security events
  • Act as a Lead on Incident Response
  • Manage and monitor security tools such as SIEM, EDR and many more
  • Maintain regular verbal and written communications with stakeholders, representing the business internally and externally as required
  • Create high-standard management and operational reports in a timely, concise, and actionable manner
  • Create and maintain use-cases, detections, threat hunts and playbooks using industry best-practice, detections frameworks and emerging threat intelligence
  • Maintain an up-to-date, threat-centric global security awareness, inc. Defensive monitoring technologies and trends
  • Support updating and fine tuning of use cases, detections, and playbooks in line with evolutions in the threat landscape working with the wider Security team

Desirable Skills and Experience of the Senior Security Analyst
  • Previous experience working in a SOC environmen
  • Knowledge of SIEM tools
  • Experience undertaking Incident Response and Triage activities
  • Ability to take ownership of security incidents and think on your feet
  • Familiarity with SIEM, EDR, EPP, AV and NetMon Tools – usage, analysis & log formats.
  • Understanding of attack vectors, with the ability to differentiate between normal and abnormal activity, providing recommendations on countermeasures and remediation activities
  • Security certifications are beneficial