Senior SOC Analyst

X2 Senior SOC Analyst (SIEM) – 12 month contracts - Outside IR35 - Working Remotely

VIQU are working with a leading consultancy who have secured a number of exciting projects and are looking for experienced Senior SOC Analysts. The initial contracts will run for 12 months with the view of the successful SOC Analysts extending beyond this. These are urgent requirements with the successful applicants starting immediately.

Role responsibilities:

  • Respond to Security Incidents by collecting, analysing, preserving digital evidence and ensure that incidents are recorded and tracked
  • Provide security recommendations
  • Improve SOC (Alerts, reports, templates, automation scripts, threat hunting...)
  • Continuous digital watch to be aware of attacks trends

Required knowledge and experience:

  • Extensive experience working in a SOC environment
  • Strong understanding of SIEM systems and other cyber-security technologies: Such as (SIEM: Splunk/RSA SA/QRadar, Wireshark, malware sandboxes...)
  • Strong understanding of Unix/Linux and Windows operating systems.
  • Knowledge of attacker’s tactics, techniques, procedures
  • Knowledge of common attack vectors and vulnerabilities
  • Knowledge of network security technologies and logs formats
  • Knowledge of one scripting language for automation and complex searches
  • An in-depth knowledge of log formats, log transports and log analysis as well as automating log ingestion and normalisation in a SOC environment
  • Knowledge of TCP/IP Protocols, network analysis, and network/security applications
  • Experience working within AWS or Google Cloud would be highly desirable
  • Conversant with security best practices (including ISO27001) and relevant security legislation


This role is an immediate requirement, with interview slots available immediately and has been deemed to fall outside of IR35 by our client.

To discuss this exciting opportunity in more detail, please APPLY NOW for a no obligation chat with your VIQU Consultant. Additionally, you can contact Tristan Thompson, by exploring the VIQU IT Recruitment website.

If you know someone who would be ideal for this role, by way of showing our appreciation, VIQU is offering an introduction fee up to £1,000 once your referral has successfully started work with our client (terms apply).

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