SOC Engineer

SOC Engineer

Permanent opportunity

Based on-site in Milton Keynes

Between £50,000 - £65,000 per annum DOE

This role is working for one of fastest growing technology providers in the UK

Job Description

As the SOC Engineer, you will hold a key role within the SOC function. We need you to help identify and prevent security attacks.

You will be responsible for overseeing customer environments for any IOC's as well as ensuring environments remain secure whilst also deploying new security solutions. Acting as an escalation point for any potential threats being handled by our analysts. You will work with our clients to deliver a best-in-class service.


In addition to the requirements described above there are some very specific responsibilities that come with the role:

  • Monitor for attacks, intrusions and unusual, Unauthorised or illegal activity

  • Creating and executing strategies to secure and protect networks and data resources

  • Planning computer and network security upgrades and testing hardware and software related to the upgrade

  • Use advanced analytic tools to determine emerging threat patterns and vulnerabilities i.e. SentinelOne.

  • Managing technical problems related to applications and production equipment

  • Addressing intrusions using expertise in computer forensics

  • Engage in 'ethical hacking', for example, simulating security breaches.

  • Foreseeing future problem areas by monitoring workflows and network traffic patterns

  • Monitor identity and access management, including monitoring for abuse of permissions by authorised system users.

  • Acting as an escalation point to analysts

Skills Required

  • Computer Science or similar qualification.

  • Engineer or computer programming qualification

  • Pen testing / Ethical hacker qualification

  • Networking/CCNA or similar qualification

  • Strong knowledge of Security technologies.

  • Incident response and analysis

  • Real time network analysis

  • Digital forensics

  • Experience of using SIEM Tools

  • Preferable experience of using SentinelOne Complete

  • Strong knowledge of vulnerability management technologies