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Security Operations Centre Analyst

Apply now Job no: 037405
Work type: Permanent Full Time
Location: Scotland - Glasgow City Centre
Categories: Information Security

Business Unit: Information Security
Location: Clydebank, Glasgow - 5 Minutes walk from Singer train station, and free on site parking. 
Basic Salary: In the region of £25,200 DOE + Shift allowance of 30%
Employment Type: Full time, Permanent

Virgin Money has grown, and we’ve got big plans for the future. We’re on an exciting journey as we bring our brands together. It’s a fun and fast-paced place to be, and we want you to help take us to the next level.

You will become part of an expanding Information Security department, which brings with it, the chance for career progression. This is an exciting and fast paced role, where you will utilise and build upon your skills and experience and being directly involved in the security response to these threats.

We need individuals with high integrity and drive who have a real passion for Information Security. Ideally you will be an experienced Information Security or SOC professional, educated to degree standard or holding a current relevant qualifications or having related experience within a Security Operations Centre.

The role is a shift role working shifts on a 24x7 basis which attracts a shift premium.

The SOC Analyst role is about…

  • 24 x 7 monitoring of our networks and systems against threats or malicious attacks
  • Operation and continuous improvement of the SIEM and analysis toolsets to incorporate advanced techniques, countermeasures and trends identified through own knowledge and research
  • Providing response capability against threats, vulnerabilities and real-time incidents on our networks
  • Developing and maintaining awareness of new security technologies, legislation, standards, new security risks and vulnerabilities
  • Managing own workload, ensuring work is delivered on time, to budget and to the required quality.
  • Leading and supporting the resolution of assigned actions.
  • Supporting live service through proactive identification of risk, swift resolution of live issues and proposing appropriate fixes/improvements for future
  • Collaborating with internal and external parties in order to provide excellent customer service
  • Improving our processes through process automation, innovation and continuous improvement.

To be brilliant you will bring and be... 

  • Degree educated in Cyber Security or an IT discipline, or have equivalent experience in an SOC environment
  • Knowledge of the IT environment
  • Good analytical and problem solving skills
  • Good combination of technical knowledge and technical aptitude
  • Ability to make sound decisions and judgements under stress;
  • Highly effective interpersonal skills, relationship skills, and written/verbal communications skills; ability to motivate and influence others, and to negotiate and build consensus

 We would love you to have…

  • A positive “can-do” attitude and excellent interpersonal skills
  • Strong technical expertise and decision-making skills
  • Ability to work on own initiative and take responsibility for team deliverables
  • Experience of Security Incident and Event Management (SIEM) tools
  • Data analysis experience and skills
  • An understanding of the Financial Services regulated environment within the UK and the requirements of Information Security within it
  • Practical experience of Information Security frameworks and knowledge of Data Security & Privacy, Network Security, Access Control, Security Incident Management

What you will get Red Hot Rewards...

  • A generous holiday package and the option to buy more!
  • Private Medical Insurance - with the option to extend to family members.
  • Pension!  A market leading pension – we’ll top up your contributions too.
  • Flexible benefits – customise your rewards to work for you!

If this sounds like a role for you, then please click the link below to apply.

Points to note: If we offer you the job and you accept, you will be required to pass a credit and criminal record check, as well as providing 3 years' worth of satisfactory references.

Inclusion is at the heart of our culture. It’s written into our values. As part of our inclusion strategy, we want to build a truly inclusive culture, where every colleague and customer feels they belong, and our recruitment process reflects this approach.

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