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SOC Engineer - Confused.com

Cardiff

  1. Full time

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As a SOC Engineer you’ll report into the Head of Information Security as we look to expand as part of our longer-term strategy. You’ll work as part of a small team, complementing current skill sets and adding your own to the mix.

We want people with the knowledge, skill, and diligence to bridge multiple roles, as needed, from analyst to technical/functional consultant and advisor. For this role we are looking for someone with experience of working in a SOC environment and ideally a relevant security qualifications, such as CEH, GSEC, CompTIA Security+.

You will be skilled in configuring the tools to monitor alerts, and reporting or adjusting them as necessary. The role will offer exciting career opportunities, with dedicated career progression, training and certifications and chances of promotion.

 

Key responsibilities

  • Focusing on actively maintaining the SOC's SIEM offering as well as continuously improving the SIEM toolset
  • Investigating security alerts and providing incident response
  • Providing analysis and trending of security log data from security devices including driving and owning a single source dashboard/SIEM
  • Monitoring identity and access management, including monitoring for abuse of permissions by authorised system users
  • Promoting and developing awareness for different security risks and best practices across the company
  • Participating in cyber security incident response process and incident investigations
  • Managing document information security operations policies, processes and procedures
  • Testing and evaluating security products
  • Keeping up to date with the latest security and technology developments
  • Assisting with the creation, maintenance and delivery of cyber security awareness training for colleagues
  • Communicating, evangelising, and promoting Information Security at all levels, using appropriate language and tone to get buy-in and cooperation

You will ideally possess a good working knowledge of … 

  • SIEM and monitoring tools
  • Intrusion prevention
  • Incident response
  • Computer forensics
  • WAN, LAN, firewalls, routers, VPN (Virtual Private Networks)
  • Security frameworks e.g. ISO, NIST, NCSC, MITRE
  • Network and web-related protocols (e.g., TCP, UDP, HTTP, HTTPS, etc.)
  • OWASP

 

About you

At Confused.com, we value personality and personal character traits as the key to success.

We’re looking for someone who has:

  • A passion for cyber security and a keen interest in IT
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills to identify and assess risks, threats, patterns and trends
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including presentation skills, with an ability to communicate with a range of technical and non-technical team members and other relevant individuals
  • Time-management and organisational skills to manage a variety of tasks and meet deadlines
  • The ability to multi-task and prioritise their workload
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • An ability to work under pressure, particularly when dealing with threats and at times of high demand
  • The ability to work as part of a team

 

About Confused.com

As the first ever price comparison site in the UK, we’ve been trailblazers in the industry and in the technology sector since we began. Yet our success is built on more than tech. We’ve developed a strong and vibrant culture, where people who enjoy doing what they do are constantly finding ways to do it even better. Our passion, our honest and open approach and our focus on collaboration mean that we were recently named the fourth best large marketing place to work by Campaign. So come and join us! We look forward to your application.

Some of our benefits include: 

  • Discretionary cash bonus based on personal and business performance
  • Free share scheme where you receive £3,600 worth of shares every year
  • 31 days’ holiday including bank holidays, plus extra time for good health
  • Group pension scheme
  • Opportunity for flexible working patterns, including working remotely
  • Group Life Assurance
  • Training and development opportunities
  • Subsidised gym membership
  • Cycle-to-work scheme
  • Staff discounts scheme
  • Discounted insurance offers
  • Discounted healthcare scheme

 

Think you’ve got what it takes? 
Complete the application form and send us your CV.

 

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