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2nd Line Security Analyst

  • Location

    Wiltshire, England

  • Sector:

    Aerospace and Defence

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £450.00 - £500.00 per day

  • Contact:

    David Taylor

  • Contact email:

    David.Taylor@morson.com

  • Job ref:

    157242DTR_1552299454

  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

  • Expiry date:

    2019-04-01

  • Start date:

    11/02/2019

  • Client:

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Job Title

2nd Line Security Analyst

Location

MOD Corsham

Wiltshire

Work Type

Days

Role Activity

  • When required perform initial triage/identification of 'Events of Interest' using the SOC toolset
  • Complete analysis/correlation of 'Events of Interest' to identify incidents
  • Ensuring that all events, events of interest, exceptions & incidents are responded to in accordance with established SOC work instructions, including remedial action/recommendations.
  • Create and follow Playbooks
  • Complete post incident reporting.
  • Provide log analysis to support SOC services (including threat hunting)
  • Responsible for SOC work instructions, ensuring they are reviewed & amended.
  • Maintain currency in security concepts, tools and best practices
  • Produce reports (as per templates) & vulnerability/trending analysis as requested by UK SOC Mgr or key stakeholders.
  • Present & review reports to internal & external key stakeholders
  • Complete tooling configuration changes including but not limited to filters/tuning/dashboards as authorised.
  • Carry out minor tool maintenance as directed by SOC lead engineer.

Hard Skills/Qualifications

Required

  • SIEM - ArcSight Analyst
  • In depth knowledge of Intrusion Prevention Systems (Analysis)
  • Firewall / CISO ASA
  • TCP/IP Fundamentals
  • ITIL Fundamentals (or equivalent)
  • CompTIA Security (or equivalent)
  • CompTIA Network (or equivalent)
  • Wireshark Packet Analysis
  • SANS SEC401: Security Essentials (or equivalent)
  • SANS SEC503: Intrusion Detection in-depth (or equivalent)
  • SANS SEC504: Hacker Tools, Techniques, Exploits and Incident Handling (or equivalent)

Desirable

  • SANS SEC401: Security Essentials
  • Ethical Hacker (CEH)
  • Cisco Certified Network Associate CCNA
  • FIAHMG - Fundamentals of Information Assurance in HMG (leading to CCP)
  • CREST (Registered Intrusion Analyst) (CRIA)
  • SANS SEC501: Advanced Security Essentials

Soft Skills/Qualifications

  • All Analysts/Engineers from level 2 onwards are expected to be able to present and write professional reports to key.
  • All staff are expected to exercise good time management and work as part of a team