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Senior SOC Analyst - Incident Response and Threat Hunting
Title: Senior SOC Analyst - Incident Response and Threat Hunting
Category: IT/Software Development
Job type: Permanent
Job status: Full Time
Salary: £40,000.00 - £55,000.00
Salary per: annum
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Stream have the honour of working with a Cyber Security consultancy which understand how today's threat landscape is evolving at a scarily fast rate, they say that Cyber defence requires a combination of expertise, tech, and of course intelligence.

Their SOC (Security Operations Centre) is the central organ to their Detection services. They possess an able and dedicated security team, responsible for monitoring and responding to changes affecting their client's security status.

The Senior Analyst will be working with the SOC Manager and will be responsible for Threat Hunting and Incident Response leadership for all SOC Staff. You'll be someone who can identify, implement and take note of appropriate methodologies and in turn instruct the more junior members of the team.

This role will be suitable for people who have carried out penetration testing beforehand, or red team activity.

Responsibilities include:

* Assisting the SOC Manager in managing the SOC Analysts and associated activity. The emphasis is going to be on threat hunting and incident response activity.

* Supporting the SOC Manager in maturing incident Response and Threat Hunting methodologies.

* Supporting Shift Analysts when they are delivering real time proactive monitoring and response.

* Targeted threat intelligence analysis to better target threat hunting activity.

* Providing remote and on-site incident response activities and advice. This is done to support customers during and subsequently to any security incidents detected.

* Creating and maintaining SIEM correlation rules, signature creation for supported NIDS/NIPS and Endpoint products. There's an emphasis on threat hinting related rule creation and searches.

* The Senior SOC Analyst will carry out Triage on events and raise incidents and support the management process.


* Experience in proactive offensive security activity; through pen testing or red team activity.

* Recognised qualifications like the CREST CRT, CREST CCT, OSCP or CHECK.

* Bachelor's degree in a related field. Or, industry knowledge and experience that is demonstrated.

* GIAC/CEH, or the relevant experience.

* Must have experience of working in one or more SOC environments.

* Knowledge of different methodologies and processes, and technical security solutions. (Firewall & IDS)

* Excellent knowledge of TCP/IP Protocols.

* In-depth knowledge of the common Internet protocols and apps.

* Knowledge of desktop and server OS', and log analysis.

All applicants must be eligible to obtain a UK National Security Clearance


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