Aerospace and Aviation
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2nd Line Security Analyst

2nd Line Security Analyst (Shifts)


£market rates



Security Cleared (DV)


Role Activity

When required perform initial triage/identification of ‘Events of Interest’ using the SOC toolset

Complete analysis/correlation of ’Events of Interest’ to identify incidents

Ensuring that all events, events of interest, exceptions & incidents are responded to in accordance with established SOC work instructions, including remedial action/recommendations.

Create and follow Playbooks

Complete post incident reporting.

Provide log analysis to support SOC services (including threat hunting)

Responsible for SOC work instructions, ensuring they are reviewed & amended.

Maintain currency in security concepts, tools and best practices

Produce reports (as per templates) & vulnerability/trending analysis as requested by UK SOC Mgr or key stakeholders.

Present & review reports to internal & external key stakeholders

Complete tooling configuration changes including but not limited to filters/tuning/dashboards as authorised.

Carry out minor tool maintenance as directed by SOC lead engineer.

Hard Skills/Qualifications



SIEM – ArcSight Analyst

In depth knowledge of Intrusion Prevention Systems (Analysis)

Firewall / CISO ASA

TCP/IP Fundamentals 

ITIL Fundamentals (or equivalent)

CompTIA Security (or equivalent)

CompTIA Network (or equivalent)

Wireshark Packet Analysis

SANS SEC401: Security Essentials (or equivalent)

SANS SEC503: Intrusion Detection in-depth (or equivalent)

SANS SEC504: Hacker Tools, Techniques, Exploits and Incident Handling (or equivalent)



SANS SEC401: Security Essentials

Ethical Hacker (CEH)

Cisco Certified Network Associate CCNA

FIAHMG - Fundamentals of Information Assurance in HMG (leading to CCP)

CREST (Registered Intrusion Analyst) (CRIA)

SANS SEC501: Advanced Security Essentials


Soft Skills/Qualifications

All Analysts/Engineers from level 2 onwards are expected to be able to present and write professional reports to key.

All staff are expected to exercise good time management and work as part of a team


Shift work - 41.13 hours avg Week. Based on 12 hours, Days and Nights rotation with 2 free weekends per month


For more information please contact John Paul at Protec Technical Ltd.

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