Security Analyst SOC

Job Type IT
Region South East England
Location Bracknell
Preferred Hours Full Time
Partnership Level
07
Closing Date 2/6/2019
Vacancy Type
Permanent
Salary £41,000 - £59,600
Salary Frequency per annum
Hours of Work
35 per week
Monday to Friday
09:00-17:30

Duties & Responsibilities

We're looking for a SOC Analyst (internally known as IT Security Analyst ITL4) to join our Security Operations team based out of our Head Office in Bracknell. In this role, you will act as a key contributor 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. 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 be required to act as SOC Analyst in the security engineering domain, developing improvements to detection and automated response.
Contributing to projects and forming great working relationships with infrastructure, architecture and applications teams to collaboratively improve our security posture will be of great importance in this role.

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

It will also be necessary for you to focus on developing yourself professionally and keeping your skills relevant in an ever changing cyber security environment by researching the latest security trends and attending training courses where appropriate.

Required essential experience skills and qualifications

- Demonstrable experience performing a role in a SOC environment or similar technical team on-boarding security logging & monitoring and developing automated responses.

Required desirable experience skills and qualifications

- SIEM platforms such as Splunk
- Programming or scripting experience
- 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 in the future.


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