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Tier 2 SOC Analyst - Fully Remote

SOCWN_1716891352
  • £40000 - £57000 per annum
  • London

SOC Cyber Security Analyst T2, Full Time, Remote UK - to £57k including shift bonus - MUST have full UK RTW and 5 years UK work history and eligibile for SC clearance, 18 months SOC experience at least.

We're working with a great client to hire a T2 SOC analyst for their Cyber Operations Team. The role is for our client offering clients around the clock protection from Cyber Attacks. There are shifts in this role, including some evenings. It's an exciting opportunity to accelerate your career in Cyber with some excellent training and support, and to see some interesting Cyber Threats and attacks play out in detail.

Job Overview / Responsibilities

As a T2 SOC Analyst with 18 months at least, you'll be able to not only triage, ticket and investigate false positives, but also be happy to dive into deeper investigation of the alert, with the SIEM and other tools. You'll be able to script (maybe bash, python KQL) tools and apply filters to packet capture tools, like Wireshark and appliy basic Incident Response Principals, trying to discover more details about the attack. What are they looking for? Where has the attack come from? How did it enter they system?

You'll already have knowledge and experience with Industry Standard SIEM tools, like Splunk, Sentinel, Defender, LogRhythm and more

Minimum Requirements:

  • Minimum 18 months SOC experience in an ideally MSSP environment
  • Comfortable with triage, ticketing, SIEM tools and mentoring junior SOC team members
  • Skills in deeply investigating tickets and alerts, inducing PCAP / Wireshark
  • Threat hunting knowledge and Incident Response awareness
  • Flexibility and eagerness to learn and adapt to new security tools, technologies, and processes.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability/ Willingness to work shifts
  • Occasional visits to the office (couple of times a year)

Desirable Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Security, or a related field (or equivalent experience).
  • Additional certifications, such as CompTIA CySA+, GCIH, CSA, or CEH..
  • Proficiency in using security tools like IDS/IPS, EDR (Endpoint Detection and Response), and vulnerability scanning.
  • Familiarity with scripting languages (e.g., Python, PowerShell) for automation and analysis.

Due to the nature of the work all candidates MUST be eligible for SC clearance a minimum. That means 5 years UK work history as a minimum. We cannot support any VISA applications at this time.

If you are interested in the above role - Click the "Apply Now" button now for immediate review, or see below

Please get in touch with me, by clicking the below or applying direct at axata ( d O t ) gurung ( a T ) circlerecruitment ( d O t) com. I'm here to offer a next level of recruitment service to you, and help you transition into an exciting new sector that seen my job safe through financial ups and downs, and a world pandemic. Thanks and happy job hunting!

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