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Senior Security Analyst - SOC - Permanent

£35000 - £45000 per annum



Senior Security Analyst – SOC – Permanent

We have an exciting opportunity for an experience SOC Analyst to join our client as a Senior Security Analyst, based in a state-of-the-art Security Operations Centre in Glasgow.


Act as a point of escalation for security events and incidents, establishing the threat and risks associated with the event. Additionally, aid with the overall maturity of the SOC, including the administration and maintenance of the SOC tools.

Key responsibilities include;

  • Monitoring and responding to security alerts generated by technologies such as SIEM, IDS and NGFW’s within a given SLA, performing triage, in-depth analysis and investigation
  • Mitigate, resolve or escalate security incidents
  • Tuning security tools to reduce false positives
  • On-boarding and off-boarding customers
  • Producing MI reports for customers and the SOC manager
  • Building security policies and security use cases
  • Creating, reviewing and updating documentation
  • Helping with the maintenance of open, collaborative, team focused, can do culture within the SOC
  • Writing shell scripts to automate remediation actions

Experience Required;

  • An advanced knowledge of common attack vectors and how to detect them as well as defend against them
  • In-depth knowledge of SIEM or Security Monitoring
  • An advanced understanding of event logging within Windows and *nix environments
  • Excellent TCP/IP networking skills
  • Advanced knowledge of the Windows Operating system
  • A good understanding of other Operating Systems and platforms such as *nix, iOS and Virtual infrastructures
  • A working knowledge of Tenable (or other) Vulnerability Management solutions
  • Knowledge and appropriate certifications on any of the following technologies: firewalls, IDS, content security solutions, proxies, SEIM

Senior Security Analyst – SOC – Permanent

McGregor Boyall is an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on any grounds.


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