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SOC Engineer

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SOC Engineer Location: Northampton Job Summary: We are seeking a skilled SOC Engineer to join a Security Operations Centre team. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in cyber security and expertise in using Microsoft security technologies, including Microsoft Sentinel and Microsoft Defender.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Monitor security events and alerts generated by Microsoft Sentinel and Microsoft Defender.
  • Respond to security incidents, including containment, eradication, and recovery activities.
  • Develop and maintain detection rules, alerts, and use cases within Microsoft Sentinel.
  • Perform advanced threat hunting to identify suspicious activities and potential security breaches.
  • Collaborate with other IT and security teams to integrate security tools and technologies.
  • Create detailed incident reports, including time lines, analysis, and remediation steps.

Requirements:

  • 3+ years of experience in a SOC or similar Cyber Security role.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft security technologies, including Microsoft Sentinel and Microsoft Defender.
  • Strong knowledge of security information and event management (SIEM) principles.
  • Experience with incident response, threat hunting, and malware analysis.
  • Familiarity with threat intelligence platforms and frameworks (e.g., MITRE ATT&CK).
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and communication skills.
  • Relevant certifications such as CISSP, CISM, CEH, or Microsoft Certified: Security Operations Analyst Associate are a plus.

What's next:

For further information, please apply with an updated CV and contact Bradley Webb at Robert Walters

This role is managed by Walters People entity which is a temporary recruitment agency.

Contract Type: FULL_TIME

Specialism: Information Technology

Focus: Information Security

Industry: IT

Salary: £50,000 - £60,000 per annum

Workplace Type: Hybrid

Experience Level: Mid Management

Location: Northampton

Job Reference: 4RL57T-BF593813

Date posted: 08 July 2024

Consultant: Bradley Webb

Phone number:

bradley.webb@robertwalters.com

Bradley Webb

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