Security Cleared SOC Analyst (234jc)

Website Ex-Mil Recruitment Ltd

Ex-Mil Recruitment is for Ex-Military by Ex-Military

Security Cleared SOC Analyst (234jc) – Tewkesbury – Outstanding Package


My client is a leading provider of innovative research, services, and solutions to Her Majesty’s Government. They are global leaders in Internet facing systems and the innovative application of machine intelligence to the complex problems facing their customers in defence and national security.


They are looking for a Security Cleared SOC Analyst to join their team at a time of significant growth.


Would you like to be part of a growing people focused company using cutting edge technology, working as a key part of a small team of IT specialists supporting our military customers? You must be a UK National to apply and hold security vetting to DV level.


SOC Analyst is an operational role, focusing on real time security event monitoring and security incident investigation. As a SOC Analyst you will actively monitor security threats and risks to

internal and external customer systems. Key responsibilities are as follows:

·         Monitor internal and customer systems for suspicious activity using enterprise grade cyber tools and critical thought

·         Conduct primary triage of security events through log analysis

·         Produce and review reports on key metrics, processes, and performance of various workflows

·         Monitor alerts from different sources and respond to those in a timely manner

·         Escalate applicable incidents to other accountable teams where necessary

·         Maintain and create playbooks, graphs, and other documentation in line with industry & international standards

·         Present data to internal and external customers concisely

·         Work with Senior Engineers to implement platform optimisations and tuning through structured change process

·         Enhance internal investigation process and identify additional toolsets required for rapid incident turnaround

·         Management and resolution of incidents, problems, and service requests in line with service level agreements;

·         Taking ownership of problems and communicate progress

·         Manage a very demanding and wide-ranging workload of competing priorities often to be completed within tight deadlines

·         Identifying and researching relevant new technologies to enhance the operational effectiveness of the Service Desk/SOC


To be eligible for this role you will need the following:


·         Experience of working in challenging SOC environment supporting a diverse and demanding range of customers

·         Live within 1 hr travel time of the office in Tewkesbury, as you will be part of an out of hours on call team for up to 10 days per month

·         Experienced and skilled in the following technologies: Microsoft 365, Windows 10, AWS and Linux desktops.



·         Current or recent experience within a military environment

·         Degree in Cyber Security or equivalent experience in the Cyber Security domain

·         Solid understanding of network and computer security, security testing, software security

·         Experience with Windows & Linux platforms

·         Scripting skill set (Bash, Python, Ruby, Perl, PowerShell) will be considered a plus

·         Strong analytical, critical observation skills

·         Willing to follow SOC processes and procedures while maintaining the flexibility to “think outside the box”

·         Strong written and oral communication skills

·         Collaborative and team focus

·         Ability to prioritize tasks


The ideal candidate would be someone with a computer protection background, cyber skills, and basic software engineering and/or coding would also be very useful and wants to build on their current knowledge and skills.


As already stated above they are offering an outstanding starting salary and package and will also offer ongoing training and development as they see this department being the first entry point for everyone in the company and depending on your skills, knowledge, and abilities, you can move and develop within the company going forwards.


For more information, please contact Jean-Claude Hedouin at Ex-Mil Recruitment Ltd on 0333 202 6500, or or via the website

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