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Cyber Security Analyst

Job type: Permanent
Location: Worcester, Worcestershire
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + shift allowance


Security Operations Centre (SOC) Analyst/Cyber Security Analyst: (LogRhythm, Splunk, Wireshark, Arcsight) to join a growing and developing team within a Large Managed Service provider in the West Midlands.

Key Skills and Requirements

You will have extensive experience working in IT or within an IT Security discipline and knowledge or experience of working with SIEM technologies (eg, LogRhythm, Splunk etc.) or IDS/IPS tools. One or more years experience in network security or a security operations environment is also desirable, but not required.

The ability to interpret security event logs, system logs, and application logs, identify developing patterns and trends and the ability to recognise and interpret anomalies in network traffic and/or host log files, relating them to known types of attack such as DDoS, Insider Threat and Phishing.

Desirable candidates will have qualifications such as Cisco Certified network Professional Security (CCNP Security); ITIL Foundation; CompTIA Network+ certification or similar.

About the Role

As a member of the Security Operations team you will work in shifts to provide 24x7x365 defence against cyber-attacks in real-time; monitoring, analysing and managing security events and incidents originating from client systems and networks.

It will be your responsibility to provide quality and accurate reporting on Intrusion Detection/Prevention services (IDS/IPS) and security alerts arising from Security Information and Event Management systems (SIEM).

The Company

The Company is a Large Managed Service provider, working primarily with the Ministry of Defence as well as Financial and Industrial contracts. It is an organisational requisite that employee work life balance is preserved and as such you should expect an excellent shift pattern and idyllic working environment in the West Midlands.

Salary and Benefits

The Salary package is £30,000 - £40,000, depending on experience and an additional 20% shift allowance. Relocation package is available on a case by case basis.