SOC Analyst


SOC Analyst

The ideal candidate should:

  • Have at least 2 years of professional experience in a SOC environment, with demonstrable expertise in SIEM monitoring (LogPoint, QRadar, Splunk McAfee or ArcSight)
  • Hold an industry recognised (vendor neutral) security certification (e.g.CISSP, CEH, Security+, GIAC, etc.)
  • Degree (or equivalent) in Information Technology/Security, Engineering or related field of study preferred (alternatively an equivalent combination of education and experience).
  • Have at least 5 years in a hands-on security role, with a strong background in security controls and risk management frameworks


The preferred candidate should possess:

  • Mitre Attack Framework (or equivalent) understanding as well as security and data compliance requirements,
  • Demonstrable understanding of operating systems, applications and information technology systems along with their purpose and logging capabilities
  • Strong working knowledge of networks and the OSI layers along with experience in routing, segmentation and available technologies.
  • Knowledge of various threat vectors (indicators of compromise) along with detection requirements and methodologies.
  • Knowledge of Cybersecurity incident mitigation practices (run/playbooks)
  • Incident response, investigation and escalation
  • Scripting/programming capabilities using one or more of the common languages (Python, Perl, C, C++, Powershell, etc.)
  • Insight into OSCP or offensive security practices – familiarity with security testing and forensics tools such as KALI, Metasploit, etc.
  • Strong technical background/knowledge on a number ofcommon security technologies and their interaction with data, applications, systems and infrastructure.


The following skills and attributes are also essential to the role:

  • Strong critical thinking and problem solvingskills (curious and analytical). Detail oriented with strong organization skills. A team player.
  • Customer service focus required with strong interpersonal skills including excellent written/verbal communication skills. Requires taking responsibility for customer satisfaction and overall success of managed services. Communicating up, down, and across all levels of the organisation
  • Will be required to be on-call after hours and weekends on a rotating basis. May be required to work occasional after-hours to cover customer maintenance and on-site activities.
  • A passion for information security and data security. Motivated to stay one-step ahead of cyber attackers.


Desired Skills:

  • SOC
  • SIEM
  • (LogPoint
  • QRadar
  • Splunk McAfee
  • ArcSight
  • Security+
  • GIAC
  • perl
  • scripting
  • python
  • powershell
  • C++
  • C
  • LogPoint
  • QRadar
  • Splunk McAfee
  • ArcSight
  • CEH


About The Employer:

– Huge growth opportunity
– Great Career prospects
– Opportunity to make a difference


Employer & Job Benefits:

  • Provident
  • Cell
  • Medical
  • Group Life



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