Senior SOC Analyst

Competitive Salary & Benefits
04 Jul 2019
03 Aug 2019
Rosie Connor
The Opportunity
An opportunity has arisen in an evolving and exciting security operations centre within IM, for a senior SOC analyst to support the SOC Manager in assisting IM meet the challenges and demands of countering the Cyber Threat. The successful applicant will drive a proactive ethos in an ever changing cyber security environment and provide robust threat detection and analysis to senior stakeholders and partners.  
What are we looking for?
  • A career background in Information/ cyber Security
  • Security awareness and experience in all areas of IT with the primary being Network Security Infrastructure and the secondary beingOperating Systems & Applications.
  • Knowledge of IT Security best practices.
  • Demonstrable understanding of the OSI Reference Model and the network communication protocols, including but not limited to DNS, HTTP/S, SSL, SMTP, FTP/S, LDAP/S.
  • Proven experience with Security Information Event Monitoring Tools and/or Network Packet Capture tools.
  • Strong analytical experience and mind-set.
  • Experience within Defensive Cyber-attack methodologies and frameworks.
  • Understanding of Malware capabilities, attack vectors, propagation and impact.
  • Good communication skills liaising with the business and suppliers.
  • Preferred technology experience / awareness of the following systems, LogRhythm / Fireeye / RSA / McAfee / IPS/IDS / Bluecoat / Checkpoint / Microsoft SCEP.
What’s in it for you?
  • Opportunities to develop new skills and gain accreditation with network security tools.
  • Variety of UK and European travel to liaise with European counterparts.
  • You will be involved in research and development of new tools and best practices to demonstrate at a Group and UK level.
What would you get?

Competitive salary, flexible working, paid overtime (subject to level), a comprehensive pension scheme, employee funded voluntary private healthcare, sporting activities, fantastic site facilities, bonus schemes (subject to level), superb learning and development opportunities and more….
The Role

To support the Security Operations Manager in assisting Information Management UK meet the challenges and demands of countering the Cyber Threat. Deputise for the operational functions of the UK SOC. To work with other UK SOC members, including the UK Infosec Manager and the Information Management Domains (Customer Support and Infrastructure / Information Systems).  It will cover analysis, monitoring, trending, reporting, alerting and investigation activity utilising a wide variety of security platforms, SIEM (Security Information Event Management), Network Packet Capture platform, Anti Malicious Code, Threat Detection technologies and platforms across the UK Network Perimeter working with the latest technologies.
What’s great about the team?
  • We are a small and diverse team supporting each other to provide strong analytical solutions.
  • You will be joining a friendly and focussed team responsible for the countering of cyber threats to MBDA at a UK and Group level.
  • The team is currently working towards a more proactive ethos in threat hunting and detection.
Please Note: MBDA UK requires all employees to achieve and maintain SC security clearance or above without restrictions that will inhibit the individual’s ability to fulfil the requirements of the role. Your eligibility for the appropriate level of security clearance may be discussed with you during the recruitment process. Any existing clearance holders may be able to transfer clearance (subject to approval).
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