SOC Analyst

Information Security London, United Kingdom


Description

The Company

G-Research is a leading quantitative research and technology company. We have a deep interest in ground-breaking scientific research and cutting-edge technology.

We offer a dynamic, flexible and highly stimulating environment where good ideas are prized and rewarded. Our working culture is positive and informal with no dress code.

The Role

The Security Operation Centre / Computer Security Incident Response team at G-Research is growing. We are looking for a motivated, meticulous and technically minded person to help investigate security incidents and ensure our policies and procedures are observed to maintain and improve the security posture of the company. 

As a SOC Analyst you will be a part of one G-Research's key security teams and will be involved first hand with maintenance of our security frameworks. Information Security is vital to the business due to nature of the intellectual property that we develop on our client's behalf. You will be working within the heart of the division that is championed by executive management and understood by everyone to be an important feature of everything we do.

Your main responsibilities will include, but not be limited to:
  • Contributing to and enhancing the information security capability knowledge base.
  • Supporting delivery of information security services in accordance with requirements, delivering to timescales, quality measures and standards including change control.
  • Supporting the development of the information security function by adopting a proactive and innovative approach to continuous improvement.
  • Building and maintaining relationships with business units and stakeholders to support security activities.
  • Supporting the delivery of the information security awareness program.
The Individual

In this role you will develop your skill set and have your boundaries pushed on a daily basis. It is also essential however that as well as being a fast learner that you are experience in the following areas:
  • Vulnerability and incident management.
  • Complex technical security controls.
  • Understanding complex software and system interactions.
  • Operating in time critical, complex, technical environments.
  • Security suites e.g. AV, IDS, Proxies, ASV, SIEM, FIM, IAM, DLP.
  • Python, PowerShell, SQL.
You should also have the following:
  • BSc. in Computer Science (at least 2:1) from a top-tier university.
  • Some knowledge of pen testing techniques and IT control frameworks (e.g. ISO, NIST, COBIT, PCI).
  • Demonstrable passion for technical security.
The Location

Based in the heart of Central London, we are served by 5 stations and 6 tube lines, with the closest station Goodge Street within seconds of the office. With vibrant West End close by, you are in walking distance of many top London attractions, theatres and shopping districts.

Why should you apply?
  • Market-leading compensation plus annual discretionary bonus
  • Top private healthcare
  • Excellent growth and advancement opportunities