2nd Line Security Analyst (Shifts)

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  • Location

    Wiltshire, England

  • Sector:

    Aerospace and Defence

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  • Salary:

    £0.00 - £46.00 per hour

  • Contact:

    David Taylor

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

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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


  • 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)


  • 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