SOC Analysts

Category: Cyber Security Consulting
City: Reading, , United Kingdom
Position ID: J0319-0699
Employment Type: Full Time

Position Description

Be part of something cutting edge and exciting. Do you want to take control of your future? Are you ready for the responsibility of working with high profile clients in the world’s most exciting sectors? Do you want to take your career to the next level as part of a dynamic company that gives you a direct stake in its success? If you do, we're looking to strengthen our busy Advanced Threat Incident team at our facility in our Reading Office. We have strong demand from our clients on both Internal and external projects and our SOC team will be moving into a 24/7 capacity. We are therefore looking to hire a number of Level 1 and Level 2 ATI/SOC Analysts.

Apply today and find out how you can develop your cyber career at CGI.

Due to the nature of the role all candidates must either hold already or be willing and eligible to hold UK Security Clearance to at least SC level.

Your future duties and responsibilities

As an Advanced Threat Analyst/SOC Analyst you will be performing a broad range of intrusion analysis and/or intrusion detection tasks using an analytical and systematic approach. You’ll be producing reports on Vulnerability Research, Security Analytics, Threat Analysis, and Digital Network Forensics. You can also be expected to be involved in incident response, SIEM Monitoring and event handling and work around attack analysis techniques.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role

As a level 1 SOC analyst it would be expected that you have some experience in Cyber Security/ SOC type environment or a similar industry role. For a level 2 SOC Analyst we would expect a good understanding of multiple operating systems, networking, security network devices, databases and SIEM tooling
Other desirable experience includes:
Software development lifecycle and JAVA development skills, code analysis
• Vulnerability Research
• Security Testing (Functional testing)
• Network Analysis
• Threat Analysis
• Incident Response
• Monitoring and Event Handling
• Security Analytics
• Digital Network Forensics
• Malware Analysis
• Attack Analysis Techniques
• Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science (or a similar qualification) or relevant industry experience

At all levels we will expect you to have good written and oral English ability to write reports and present to technical and non-technical stakeholders up to and including Board level. You’ll need to be able to work under pressure and autonomously or under general direction as required.

What you can expect from us

Build your career with us.

It is an extraordinary time to be in business. As digital transformation continues to accelerate, CGI is at the center of this change—supporting our clients’ digital journeys and offering our professionals exciting career opportunities.

At CGI, our success comes from the talent and commitment of our professionals. As one team, we share the challenges and rewards that come from growing our company, which reinforces our culture of ownership. All of our professionals benefit from the value we collectively create.

Be part of building one of the largest independent technology and business services firms in the world.

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CGI is an equal opportunity employer.