Sep 01, 2021

Senior Security Operations Center (SOC) Analyst (720)

  • equiti
  • Limassol, Cyprus
Full time Cybersecurity Analyst Information Security Operations

Job Description

Equiti Group are hiring an experienced SOC Analyst for an exciting new security division to support security operations for the Equiti Group.

 

The SOC team is one of the Information Technology pillars thought the Equiti group and works alongside the corresponding IT pillar’s (Network Operations Centre, Security Operations Centre, Operational IT)

 

The SOC team’s primary objective is to ensure the overall effectiveness of cybersecurity aross the Equiti group globally.

 

This position requires a motivated fast learner, who is able to work within key vulnerability and security information event management functions to identify, analyze, and remediate potential threats to the environment. The candidate will require security industry knowledge that evolves with current and emerging vulnerabilities and threats, as well as an ongoing understanding of key business and technological processes. This position will report to the SOC Lead Security Analyst.

In this role you will perform key security services activities including identification of assets, scanning for infrastructure and application vulnerabilities, security penetration testing, and security monitoring. In addition, you will perform investigations and perform analysis of events in order to thwart internal and external threats to the environment. You will collaborate on an ongoing basis to support detection, triage, incident analysis, containment, remediation and reporting of vulnerabilities, events, and escalated incidents while coordinating business priorities, emerging and actual threats and best practices to ensure the confidentiality, integrity and availability of the information assets.

  • Identify and remediate infrastructure and application vulnerabilities identified in continuous scanning and regular penetration testing exercises and assist with risk prioritization.
  • Analyze and respond to security threats from Firewall (FW), Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS), Intrusion Prevention Systems (IPS), Antivirus (AV), Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR), Network Detection and Response (NDR), Email Security, Cloud Security, and other security threat data sources.
  • Respond in a timely manner (within documented SLA) with thorough and concise analysis and recommended actions.
  • Assist in establishing a mature and optimized Security Operations Center discipline to support managed security services focused on vulnerability and security information event management engagements.
  • Document actions in cases to effectively communicate information to internal and external stakeholders as well has for historical retrieval.
  • Adhere to Equiti Group policies, procedures, and security practices.
  • Resolve problems independently and understand escalation procedures.
  • Conduct scanning and monitoring activities to provide in depth visibility into potential known and unknown vulnerabilities and threats that may pose risk to the Equiti Group environments.
  • Participate in security incidents and act as the technical Subject Matter Expert during significant security incidents.
  • Utilize analytics to identify potential vulnerabilities and threats to the environment.
  • Detect, respond, mitigate, and report on cyber threats/incidents that may impact the environment.
  • Collaborate with NOC, ITOC  teams on matters related to security scanning and monitoring across a global footprint.
  • Conduct operations surrounding cyber security incident response technologies including network logging and forensics, security information and event management tools, security analytics platforms, log search technologies, and host based forensics as applicable.
  • Act as an internal information security consultant to the business and technology units, advising on risks, threats and control practices related to SOC - Assurance and Response.
  • Assist in development and knowledge sharing within the team.
  • Assist in security console tuning.
  • Perform threat hunts that target known vulnerabilities, threats and other attack vectors.
  • Desire to work in SOC, Vulnerability Management, Security Information Event Management, Threat Hunt, or Threat Intel team- on a long term basis.

 

Equiti Group Values

 

 

Innovation - Equiti embraces innovative technological solutions to stay ahead of its peers, to gain market share and to create shareholder value.

Collaborative Culture - Equiti is proud of its collaborative culture and unifies its resources to expand the boundaries of possibilities and ideas with the goal of achieving excellence.

Ethics - Equiti focuses on leading the industry by applying strong ethical and transparent business practices which will be reflective in the way we interact with our clients, thereby building trust and loyalty.

Freedom of Expressions - Equiti provides a supportive environment that promotes the freedom of ideas and the opportunity to innovate and contribute to innovative ways of doing things


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