SOC/Information Security Specialist

Harris Global
From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
14 Oct 2016
29 Oct 2016
Contract Type
SOC/Information Security Specialist Harris Global is currently recruiting for a global organisation based in Slough. We are currently looking for a SOC/Information Security specialist to work in the Security Operations Center (SOC). The SOC specialist is responsible for the oversight and continual improvement of multiple security technologies including SIEM. The specialist will also collaborate with both onshore and offshore SOC Analysts ensuring there is full optimisation of the monitoring capability. Key responsibilities · Monitor SIEM and other security tools to ensure the security posture of the IT estate is not compromised · Refine and develop dashboards and reports to continuously improve security situational awareness · Provide vulnerability assessment and reporting capability · Provides support during the response to potential security incidents and subsequent reviews · Identification of security system status or security changes that are not within governance · Provide guidance and collaboration to onshore and offshore analysts · Continuous focus on service improvement · Research external trusted intelligence sources and leverage knowledge to detect events of interest · Provide cover for the Head of SOC when required Required experience & skills · Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Information System Auditor (CISA); CISM, IISP, or other equivalent Security certification/accreditation is desirable; · Previous experience of working in a Security Operations Centre · Experience using Vulnerability Assessment tools like Nessus, Qualys etc. · Experience using Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) tools like ArcSight, Splunk, LogRythm etc. · Knowledge of network protocols and technologies such as TCP/IP, PKI, Firewalls etc. · knowledge of Intrusion Detection/ Prevention Systems (ID/PS), User activity monitoring systems, data leakage prevention systems · Previous industry experience with multinational companies beneficial; · Understanding of global compliance regulations · Proven ability to work and effectively prioritize in a dynamic work environment; · High attention to detail; · Be able to work under pressure and meet deadlines; · Must be highly reliable, trustworthy, honest, and commitment oriented; · Strong external networking capabilities; · Self-starting and self-confidence is a must; This job was originally posted as

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