About the role

Due to rapid growth in the market, we are undergoing an exciting period of expansion and looking for a Junior SOC Analyst to join our team in London or Nottingham.

Working within our 24/7 cyber security operations centre, the successful candidate will help to monitor, analyse and respond to threats targeting Redscan’s ThreatDetect™ client-base.

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Responsibilities

  • To be a key member of the SOC and provide real time threat analysis and detection.
  • Respond to system generated alerts, analyse logs and traffic patterns.
  • Provide analysis and trending of security log data and network traffic from many monitoring points.
  • Generate customer facing security reports.
  • Support multiple customer environments concurrently.
  • Integrate and share information with other analysts and other teams.
  • Research security trends, new methods and techniques used in unauthorised access of data attempts in order to pre-emptively eliminate the possibility of system breaches.
  • Other duties as assigned.

About you

Qualifications and experience

  • A passion for Cyber Security and enjoys solving problems
  • Knowledge of the security threat landscape
  • Knowledge of various security methodologies and processes, and technical security solutions (firewall and intrusion detection systems)
  • Knowledge of TCP/IP Protocols, network analysis, and network/security applications
  • Knowledge of common Internet protocols and applications
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and manage time effectively
  • Ability to cope successfully under pressure and with shifting priorities
  • Ability to work on a shift rota
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and professional demeanour
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Candidate must be eligible to obtain a UK National Security Clearance (which requires 5 years UK residency)
  • Desirable: 1-3 years’ experience as a Security/Network Administrator or equivalent
  • Desirable: Bachelor’s degree in a related field or equivalent experience and knowledge
  • Desirable: Experience working with SIEM systems
  • Desirable: Industry recognised Security and Networking certifications (CCNA, NET+, SEC+, CREST, GIAC, CYSA+)
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