SOC Analyst - DLP / SIEM / Firewall / IPS / IDS

Job Title: SOC Analyst - DLP / SIEM / Firewall / IPS / IDS
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Manchester
Salary: Competitive Day Rates
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: EW/C/16839
Contact Name: Ellie Walker
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 04, 2019 11:43

Job Description

GSA Techsource are currently working with a Global IT Service provider to recruit a SOC Analyst with an emphasis of experience in DLP.

To be successful in this role you will need to have worked in an operations based role for a number of years working within a SOC/NOC environment. You will have working experience of reviewing traffic & alert logs on Firewalls, IPS, IDS, Windows, Linux & DLP. You will be able to support high priority incident management and handling processes. A good working knowledge of Linux/Windows is essential.

Essential Experience:
  • Able to perform risk & security assessments
  • Keep your knowledge up to date with recent attack methods/characteristics
  • Work with and coordinate the Help Desk, Network & other IT departments  to remediate already identified risks & weak spots
  • Be able to perform routine actions of analysing correlated events logs to help identify between harmful and normal activity within the network using SIEM
  • Maintain records of security monitoring and incident response activities, utilising case management and ticketing
  • Assign and escalate incidents to and within the SOC

This is initially a 6 month contract with scope for extension, based just outside of Manchester.

GSA Techsource Ltd operates as an Employment Agency when recruiting for permanent vacancies, and an Employment Business when recruiting for contract vacancies. All contract rates quoted are to Ltd companies.

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