Senior Security Analyst

Full Time West Midlands (County) IT Job Pro UK

Senior Security Analyst – Remote £50,000 – £55,000 

A software and IT Services business are expanding their Information and Security division with an additional Senior Security Analyst due to continued growth. The philosophy of the Security practise is to challenge the status quo, collaborate, standardise and automate in order to build and improve relationships with our current and future clients. 

The Senior Security Analyst will join the Security Operations team who are responsible for the delivery of operational security across the business enabling services to our customers.

Day to day responsibilities:

Provide 24/7 coverage, 365 days a year. This is done through a day shift rotation (7.5hrs) covering core hrs (7am-7pm) on weekdays and a duty on-call shift periodically for out of core hours. Shift allowance included.
Lead security detection and response activities to multiple customers.
Triage events and incidents and apply containment and eradication strategies to remediate the risk.
Analyse multiple security data sources to determine where malicious activities are occurring and respond accordingly.
Identify missing controls and make adjustments to security tooling to provide compensation of remediation.
Essential Experience for the Senior SOC Analyst:

Proven track record within a Security / cyber security position
Strong understanding of Incident Response – able to work through Triage, Analysis, Contain, Eradicate, Recovery
Experitise with vulnerbaility scanning 
3+ years commercial experience
A good all-round knowledge of IT systems, platforms and software development techniques
Keen analytical mind and approach to problems
Excellent communication skills and the ability to influence and mentor colleagues
Whilst this customer has an office based in the Midlands, they are flexible on remote / home working. 

To discuss this exciting opportunity in more detail, please APPLY NOW for a no obligation chat with your VIQU Consultant. Additionally, you can contact Danielle Keegan, by exploring the VIQU IT Recruitment website.

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