Vacancy Details

Tier 2 SOC Analyst - Fully Remote

  • £40000 - £45000 per annum + good benefits
  • England

Position: Tier 2 SOC Engineer Employment Type: Full Time, Remote

Job Summary: As a Tier 2 SOC Engineer, you will hold a critical role in fortifying our organization against cyber threats. Your responsibilities include actively monitoring, analyzing, and responding to security incidents, collaborating closely with senior analysts, and leveraging cutting-edge technology to ensure our defenses remain ahead of evolving threats.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Vigilantly monitor security alerts and incidents from diverse sources.
  • Conduct detailed incident analysis, document findings, and propose recommendations.
  • Collaborate effectively with SOC team members and stakeholders.
  • Spearhead the maintenance and creation of vital security documentation.
  • Fulfill additional responsibilities as needed.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Possession of relevant certifications like CompTIA Network+ and Security+.
  • Profound understanding of networking protocols, operating systems, and security technologies.
  • Familiarity with security tools encompassing SIEM, IDS/IPS, antivirus, and vulnerability scanning.
  • Proficiency in interpreting and analyzing security logs and events generated by various systems.
  • Display flexibility and a keenness to adapt to new security tools, technologies, and processes.
  • Exhibit robust analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Desirable Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Security, or a related field (or equivalent experience).
  • Possession of additional certifications such as CompTIA CySA+, GCIH, CSA, or CEH.
  • Hands-on experience with SIEM platforms (e.g., Splunk, ELK Stack).
  • Mastery in the use of security tools including IDS/IPS, EDR (Endpoint Detection and Response), and vulnerability scanning.
  • Proficiency in scripting languages (e.g., Python, PowerShell) for automation and analysis.

About Your Application: All applications are diligently reviewed, and we will reach out if your skills match our requirements. If you do not hear from us within 10 days, your CV will be retained for future opportunities. Please be aware that this role mandates mandatory pre-employment background checks, including BS7858 screening.

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