Cyber Security - SOC Analyst - perm Cheltenham

Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

Cyber Security - SOC Analyst - perm Cheltenham

Cyber Security - SOC Analyst - Cheltenham - perm £45-£55k pa

I’m looking for a Soc Analyst / Cyber Security Secialist for my client – strategic cybersecurity services company based in Cheltenham. You will be part of a successful and growing company with a great culture, and this role would suit current Analysts ready to step up into a more senior role, seeking a route into leadership, or those already fulfilling a similar role elsewhere.

What you will need:

* A demonstrable working knowledge of Cyber Security Operations, common enterprise security controls and exposure to attack and penetration methods and tools

* Relevant experience working within a Cyber Security role

* At least one recognised industry certification (SSCP, Security+, CySA, GIAC, CEH, CISM, CISSP etc.)

* You will be working as part of a 24/7 SOC across different locations and therefore you must be a true team player, with the ability and desire to engage with customers and colleagues in order to deliver the very highest standards of service and support

* Great troubleshooting skills, the ability to research problems and the ability to effectively communicate during stressful times, while keeping a cool, calm and friendly approach when dealing with customers and colleagues

* Solid time management skills and be dependable

* Comfortable talking to customers and colleagues on both a technical and non-technical level

* Great verbal and written communication skills, and the ability to write reports in a structured methodology

What may help but is not essential:

* Previous leadership experience

* Experience in working with industry standards such as ISO27001

* Working knowledge of Unix, Linux and Windows operating systems

* Working knowledge of networking, along with relevant industry certifications (Network+, CCNA, etc.)

* Build scripts, tools, or methodologies to enhance our incident investigation processes

* Understanding of the components that comprise a successful information security program

You will be:

* Responsible for managing and mentoring a team of SOC Analysts who will be responsible for monitoring and responding to cyber-threats against our clients

* Establishing and delivering key performance indicators, determining any gaps in performance and implementing change to improve effectiveness and quality

* Monitoring and responding to cyber security threats against our clients, interacting directly with customers to advise and act as their security partners to resolve identified security risks

* Investigating alerts and seeking out potential security issues through troubleshooting, log analysis and the use of SIEM

* posture against external attackers and threats through fine tuning and rule creation

* Creating regular meaningful reports for customers, threat intelligence briefings and white papers

* Working with our development team to develop customer dashboards and make recommendations to improve the SOC’s monitoring capability

Please note that the role requires shift working as part of a 24/7 pattern.

Ideal candidate must have excellent stakeholder management skills and enjoy working in a fast paced environment. If you are interested then please do not hesitate to apply or email me your CV directly to

Please do not hesitate to apply!

Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
£45000 - £55000 per month
  1. Permanent

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