Security Analyst

Alert Logic
Cardiff (Caerdydd)
Competitive depending on experience
30 Apr 2017
18 May 2017
Security Analyst - Cardiff We at Alert Logic are looking for talented and dedicated Security Analysts to join different teams within our award-winning Security Operations Centre in our Cardiff based European Head Office. The Security Analysts are responsible for performing accurate and real-time analysis of threats and alerts from a multitude of client devices and systems. This requires a wide range of skills, and the ability to work well under pressure to keep our customers' systems and networks safe, all whilst being committed to the highest levels of customer service. No matter if you are an experienced Security Analyst, or a recent graduate level candidate looking to begin your career within security; if you have a passion for security, are committed to continuous learning and professional development, and want to work with some of the best security professionals in the industry - then we want to hear from you. Our Security Operations Centre operates 24x7, 365 days a year and is split between our sites in Cardiff and Houston. Flexibility to work on a shift pattern between 7am and 6pm which includes weekends is essential. Key role responsibilities - Monitor global Network Intrusion Detection Systems, Firewalls, and log correlation tools for potential threats - Initiate escalation procedures to counteract potential threats and vulnerabilities - Provide incident remediation and prevention documentation Required skills and experience - Good working knowledge of Linux systems administration - Good understanding of networking including TCP/IP - Experience with network monitoring and packet analysis tools - Knowledge of Intrusion Detection Systems such as Snort - Basic understanding of cloud environments such as AWS and Azure - Knowledge of Windows system administration Desired skills and experience - Basic experience of scripting with the likes of Bash, Perl, Python, PHP, or Javascript - Knowledge of Windows and Linux logging capabilities - Understanding of configuring and troubleshooting routers, switches, and firewalls - Knowledge of the OWASP Top 10 and leading threat vectors - Knowledge of vulnerability scanning and SIEM systems - Experience within a security/technical support environment using ticketing systems and ITIL best practice In return Security Analysts can expect a highly competitive salary and benefits package that includes 25 days holiday, company pension, private medical, and life assurance. Security Analysts will also benefit from high quality training and the opportunity to gain industry leading professional certifications. Not to mention being able to work in a modern and bright centrally located office, with a variety of perks including table tennis, free fruit, and Welsh Cake Fridays Who are we? Alert Logic is the leading provider of Security-­as-­a-­Service solutions for cloud, hybrid and on-­ premises data centre infrastructure. Fully managed by a team of experts, the Alert Logic product suite delivers the deep security insight and continuous protection needed to protect a company's most sensitive data. Alert Logic provides 24x7 network, system and application protection for over 3,800 organizations worldwide. Founded in 2002, we now have offices in Cardiff, Belfast, and London in the UK, as well as Houston, Seattle, Dallas, and Austin in the US. Our People & Culture We work in an exciting space, and we create technology solutions like nothing else out there. We are passionate about our work, and share our skills in a team environment. As a managed security provider, we are always looking forward, running to opportunities, and solving needs with solutions that work. We strive to meet customer needs with teams that exceed expectation. And we work hard, because we know everyone around us is working hard, too. Security will never be the same Join us Notice to recruitment agencies: Alert Logic does not accept unsolicited candidate resumes from recruiting agencies. We will not be liable for and will not pay placement fees for unsolicited resumes submitted to our jobs postings, employees or company locations.