Senior Security Analyst SOC - Engineering & Automation

Job Type IT
Region South East England
Location Bracknell
Preferred Hours Full Time
Partnership Level
This role is at Partnership Level 6 and includes entitlement to the following additional benefits:
  • Invitation to join the Bupa Private Medical Insurance scheme
  • 5 weeks holiday
Further details will be provided at interview and upon successful offer
Closing Date 30/6/2019
Vacancy Type
Salary £52,500 - £76,000
Salary Frequency per annum
Hours of Work
35 hours per week
Monday to Friday

Duties & Responsibilities

We're looking for a Senior SOC Analyst (internally known as IT Security Analyst ITL5) to join our Security Operations team based out of our Head Office in Bracknell. In this role, you will act as a leader in the prevention of cyber security incidents by enhancing our automated detection and response across a variety of platforms and technologies.

The IT Security Operations team exists to protect the John Lewis Partnership by proactively detecting and responding to cyber security threats. Senior SOC Analysts are our front line of cyber defence, mitigating and defending against malicious cyber activity and adapting to an ever-changing threat landscape.

If you have a genuine passion for cyber security, want to work in a team environment within a fantastic company and want to develop professionally to become a future cyber security expert then we would love to hear from you.

Job Requirements

You will act as Senior SOC Analyst in the security engineering domain, recommending and managing improvements to detection and automated response. As well as this, you'll be an Ambassador for the SOC, assisting projects with implementing new security capabilities and working with infrastructure, architecture and applications teams to improve our security posture.

In addition to owning the product roadmap for security services and components in your technical area of expertise, you will also work with Incident Response Analysts to develop automated playbooks and transition improvements to ensure a successful introduction into operation.

Supporting the development of yourself and other SOC Analysts through training, internal knowledge transfer and by attending vendor workshops and security user groups will also be required.

Required essential experience skills and qualifications

- Demonstrable significant experience performing a senior role in a SOC environment or similar, with a deep knowledge in some cyber security tools such as SIEM, web proxy, network IDS/IPS or firewalls
- You should be well proven to thrive and perform in fast-paced, high-demand scenarios, with an ability to communicate security issues to stakeholders at all levels.

Required desirable experience skills and qualifications

- Experience leading teams of analysts/engineers
- Familiarity with project management methods
- Experience of Vulnerability Management, Penetration Testing, Threat Intelligence
- Experience of working within a service management framework, such as ITIL

*You may be required to attend meetings and work offsite on occasions in our London head office, our branches or at a Supplier's location.
**This role may include an element of out of hours call-out support.

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IT Security Analyst ITL5 - Job Description  


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