Cyber Security SOC Analyst

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    Dublin South, Dublin

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    Erik Souza

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    3 months ago

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Cyber Security SOC Analyst


In this role, you will join an advanced threat detection and response team, drive proactive identification of threats within the organisation, provide rapid response, monitor user activity, network events, and signals from security tools to identify events that merit attention. Prioritisation. and Investigation. Ideal candidate has cyber security experience, hands-on technical skills on Windows, Linux and Network security, along with experience in identifying live intrusions and triage security events in real-time. Responsibilities include:

· Review security alerts and evaluate urgency and relevancy?

· Perform initial security investigation and triage

· Follow runbook for incident escalation

· Request or run vulnerability scan and review the assessment report.

· Manages and configures security monitoring tools.

· Ability to backfill other security roles as required.


  • Prior experience in an Information Technology or Information Security Department, with incident response experience in an enterprise setting.
  • 5+ years of overall IT experience.
  • 3+ years with IT Security Teams.
  • Windows and Linux experience.
  • Working experience with SIEM solutions (QRadar, Splunk, Elastic Security).
  • Previous work experience with the various phases of security incident response.
  • In-depth understanding of the types of events of interest in electronic logs.
  • Deep understanding of cyber defence principles, common attack vectors, incident response methodologies, log analysis and attacker techniques.
  • Strong familiarity with best practices related to security incident response activities and protocols, including litigation holds, chain of custody, and playbooks.
  • Awareness of incident response requirements of PCI, HIPAA and other applicable laws, regulations and guidelines.
  • Excellent technical writing and presentation skills.

Desired Certifications (Any of the following)

  • GCTI (GIAC Cyber Threat Intelligence)
  • GSEC (GIAC Security Essentials)
  • CEH (Certified Ethical Hacker)
  • SANS Security SEC401
  • Security+

The candidate must have a valid visa to work in Ireland to apply for this role.