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Senior Security Operations Analyst (Cork)

Ref: 919509

  • €65,000 - €75,000
  • 05 Jun 2019
  • Cork (Centre)
  • Perm

Senior Security Operations Center Analyst Our client a highly successful global multinational in the Aerospace and Manufacturing arena with operations in Cork is seeking an experienced and motivated individual to join their Corporate Digital staff to support a new Security Operations group at their Cork, Ireland facility. This is an excellent opportunity to join a leading global company where an excellent salary and benefits package and career growth opportunities are on offer. The Security Operations Center (SOC) Senior Analyst Position is responsible for helping to safeguard the company's assets, intellectual property, and computer systems in support of the company's business objectives. The applicant will be responsible for detecting cyber attacks, and escalating or remediating as necessary. The SOC Analyst works among a team of skilled analysts to address complex or difficult problems as needed within a Cyber Security Fusion Center environment. Technologies: Splunk, Elasticsearch, Symantec Endpoint, Tanium, Proofpoint, Python Job responsibilities are: 1. Collects, analyses and enriches event information and perform threat or target analysis duties. 2. Interprets, analyses, and reports all events and anomalies in accordance with Computer Network Directives, including initiating, responding, and reporting discovered events. 3. Manages and executes multi-level responses and addresses reported or detected incidents. 4. Providing reporting and metrics around security monitoring by designing dashboards for asset owners and management consumption. 5. Coordinates and distributes directives, vulnerability, and threat advisories to identified consumers. 6. Develops focused reporting and briefings for advanced cyber threats and activity to various teams and leaders. 7. Ability to do deep dive investigations on complex incidents. 8. Improving the service level for security operations and monitoring. Creating and maintaining system documentation for security event processing. 9. Act as Subject Matter Experts for analysis functions, providing support on more involved cases and guiding the activity of other analysts through collaboration act as the lead coordinator for the SOCs response to individual information security incidents. Education Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Security, or related security discipline(s). Minimum Qualifications 1. 3-5 years of computer and network security experience preferred 2. Thorough understanding of fundamental security and network concepts (operating systems, IPS/IDS, TCP/IP, ports, etc.) 3. Demonstrated analytic expertise – to include ability to think critically and logically in a dynamic, high-pressure, fast-paced environment 4. Excellent written and oral communication skills Desired Qualifications 1. Security certifications (e.g. Security+, GCIA, GCIH, CISSP, CEH, OSCP, etc.) 2. Experience with Microsoft and Unix-based operating systems 3. Experience managing and tracking vulnerability cases 4. Experience supporting network security investigations