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Security Operations Engineer

EMJO79
  • £50,000 to £60,000pa
  • Anywhere, AnyWhere, Anywhere
  • Permanent
As a Security Operations Analyst, you will be an integral part of the Security Operations Center (SOC). Your primary responsibility will be to monitor, analyse, and respond to security incidents, ensuring the protection of information systems. You will work closely with cross-functional teams to identify vulnerabilities, enhance security protocols, and mitigate risks.

Key Responsibilities:

• Monitor Security Systems: Continuously monitor security alerts and events from various sources, including SIEM (Security Information and Event Management) systems, firewalls, intrusion detection/prevention systems (IDS/IPS), and other security tools.
• Incident Response: Investigate security incidents, perform root cause analysis, and coordinate response efforts to contain and remediate threats.
• Threat Analysis: Conduct thorough analysis of threat intelligence data to identify emerging threats and vulnerabilities and recommend appropriate countermeasures.
• Vulnerability Management: Assist in vulnerability assessments and penetration testing to identify and address security weaknesses.
• Documentation: Maintain accurate and detailed records of security incidents, investigations, and response actions. Prepare regular reports for management and stakeholders.
• Collaboration: Work closely with IT, network, and development teams to implement security best practices and improve overall security posture.
• Training and Awareness: Contribute to the development and delivery of security awareness training programs for employees.

Qualifications:

• Experience: Minimum of 2 years of experience in a security operations role or related field.
• Technical Skills: Proficiency in security monitoring tools, SIEM platforms, and incident response procedures. Familiarity with network protocols, operating systems, and scripting languages (e.g., Python, PowerShell) is preferred.
• Analytical Skills: Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities, with keen attention to detail.
• Communication: Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to convey complex security concepts to non-technical stakeholders.
• Team Player: Ability to work effectively in a team environment and collaborate with diverse teams across the organization.
• Adaptability: Ability to adapt to rapidly changing security landscapes and evolving threats.

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