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Security Operations Analyst

  • Job reference: 30538
  • Location: Manchester
  • Job type: Contract
  • Start date: Not specified
  • Contact: Not specified
  • Sector: Information and Cyber Security
  • Salary: £350 - £450 per day

Security Operations Analyst - Initial 6 Month contract - Manchester

The primary purpose of the role will be to take ownership and lead with any and all security incidents that may be identified working as part of the Security Operations team to record, contain, mitigate and see them through to resolution.

Additionally, you will be helping with the monitoring of information security controls within the companies by analysing alerts escalated to you from the Security Operations team in line with information security policies and practices and dealing with any/all security incidents.

Key Skills & Experience:

  • End User Computing, Hosting or Networks.
  • Is confident in their technical expertise and can present themselves as a technical authority.
  • Experience of Security Monitoring tools.
  • Experience of Vulnerability Management and Threat Intelligence.
  • Has a track record of technical delivery working within a fast paced & pressured environment.
  • Is able to take a pragmatic view of the application of technologies; understanding the business application of them and able to identify a balance between the management of risk and the capability for the business to continue to operate.
  • Knowledge of perimeter and host security intrusion techniques.
  • Use SIEM and other security and operational tools to monitor and analyse the security posture of the IT estate and identify anomalous activity and behaviours.

Key: Security, Operations, Analyst, Vulnerability Management, Threat

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