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SOC Analyst

  • Location:

    Reading

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Contact:

    Matthew Smith

  • Contact email:

    m.smith@locke-mccloud.com

  • Contact phone:

    0203 854 2230

  • Published:

    13 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2024-06-30

​Are you looking for a SOC Analyst role within an exciting end-user, who are one of the leading banking businesses within the UK?

The team there are looking for a SOC Analyst to make a significant impact on their security posture. You will play a big part working in a small team, helping to keep their systems remaining secure and protected from vulnerabilities.

Working for this organisation will see you progressing through the ranks quickly and receiving unrivalled benefits on top of your salary.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Monitor and analyse security alerts using tools such as Splunk and Microsoft Defender to identify and mitigate potential threats.

  • Conduct incident response activities, including investigation, containment, and remediation.

  • Perform vulnerability assessments and implement appropriate security measures.

  • Collaborate with IT and other departments to enhance overall security posture.

  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of cybersecurity trends and best practices.

Qualifications:

  • Proven experience in a SOC or similar cybersecurity role. 3 years minimum experience

  • Strong understanding of network protocols, intrusion detection/prevention systems, and security information and event management (SIEM) tools, particularly Splunk and Microsoft security solutions.

  • Excellent problem-solving skills and attention to detail.

  • Effective communication skills and ability to work in a team-oriented environment.

  • SC-200, SC-900 or CCSP certifications preferable but not essential

Interviews are scheduled to take place next week so if you are interested in hearing more about this and other roles, then please get in touch asap to discuss further on +44 (0)203 854 2230 or send your CV to m.smith@locke-mccloud.com.

Locke & McCloud are the UK’s leading cyber security & information security staffing company – through having a sole focus on the cyber & information security space we have been able to foster solid relationships with some of the UK’s most exciting cyber security consultancies & end-users.

Our focus on the information security space allows us to be able to help you find the most exciting opportunities in the cyber security market. If you are on the lookout for your next cyber security or information security role, please get in touch!