IT Security Analyst – SIEM/SOC – Birmingham

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IT Security Analyst – SIEM/SOC – Birmingham City Centre

My leading client in Birmingham City Centre are looking for a IT Security Analyst to join their team. This is a fantastic opportunity to work with the Security Operations Manager, looking after the global security at my client.

Key responsibilities::

* Provide security reviews of architecture for new projects.
* Continuously improve security within existing infrastructure.
* An excellent understanding of enterprise information security and in depth knowledge of standards including Cyber Essentials, ISO 27001, 27002 etc. and the General Data Protection Regulation.
* Knowledge of various types of malware, as well as a strong knowledge of infection vectors and indicators of an infection.
* Comprehensive knowledge of IDS/IPS principals.
* Comprehensive knowledge APT actors; their tools, techniques, and procedures.
* A good understanding of normal network infrastructure such as VPNs, firewalls, switches, routers, LANs etc.
* Knowledge of security tools highly desirable and security testing methods.
* Good understanding of security testing principles, including experience of penetration testing, identifying, resolving and reporting risks.

Skills and experience::

* Comprehensive experience including in-depth knowledge, in a security or risk management role.
* Technical security experience with the following – Microsoft core OS; Networking; Security operations; Penetration testing/Security Auditing; Forensics; Security architecture.
* Technical expertise of Cisco security products, specifically ASA firewalls, AnyConnect, VPN and clientless portal.
* Experience of formal document creation, such as the creation of reports or procedures.
* Experience of carrying out risk reviews, technology audits or other similar work.
* Experience of SIEM solutions and configuring detections and alerts.

This role would suit a SOC Analyst who is looking to make the step up into the Security Analyst/Specialist role.


My client is offering up to £40,000 for this position plus an excellent benefits package.

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