SOC Ananlyst

Location: Qatar, Qatar Salary: competitive
Sector: IT Type: Contract

Cyber Security Operations Center (CSOC) Analyst

2X New jobs - SOC Analyst - 12 Month Contract - Qatar

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Report directly to the Head of InfoSec
  • Assume responsibility on all SOC related protocols to enable the timely and effective response to, and management of, information security incidents, events, notifications, calls and other activities related to the SOC and its role as a central monitoring function.
  • Take direction and guidance from the Head of InfoSec to develop, build and support the Standard Operating Procedures to allow the SOC to operate effectively.
  • Participate in regular practiced drills for security incident response.
  • Identify and communicate daily all critical items requiring the attention of senior management and co-ordinate with operations/resolver teams to provide necessary documentation in support of actions.
  • Assist the Head of Information Security to manage emergency response.
  • Serve as the contact point for the collation, analysis, monitoring and interpretation of risks and threats that may affect the business; ensure timely notification to stakeholders; provision of threat intelligence reporting and key performance indicators.
  • Provide timely communications and actionable intelligence to support the protection of information assets and supporting infrastructure.
  • Take appropriate action to respond to weekly/monthly reporting and alerted incidents (e.g. Anti-‐Virus monitoring; Intrusion Prevention Monitoring; Web & Email Filtering; Remote Access).
  • Work with local and global teams to transition in-scope devices to be alerting and reporting to the SOC.
  • Perform various cyber security, assurance and due diligence activities across the information security lifecycle; For example, develop policy documents; perform security design reviews and provide recommendations; perform third-party security assessment reviews
  • Assist in ISO 27001 and SMS audits and processes.
  • Liaise with the InfoSec Team to facilitate activities related to security policy updates; security awareness training rollout and other global cyber security program requirements.
  • Facilitate technology audit and control remediation activities to ensure items are closed in a timely manner.
  • Conduct research and prepare reports as directed by the Head of InfoSec
  • Resolve technical security queries; research, investigate and provide control recommendations to address risk.
  • Ensure information security components and specifications are included in designs and concerns addressed.
  • Provide monthly and ad‐hoc status/metrics updates to enable appropriate input to management.
  • Facilitate third parties to conduct other independent reviews, security testing, etc.Minimum Qualifications:
  • 4+ years SOC experience working with leading SIEM software
  • 5+ years of relevant experience in roles encompassing technical security role(s) and a broader exposure to technology audit, risk and compliance.
  • Experience with threat management, security incident event management, incident response and handling experience, Unix/Linux, IP Tables, Windows Security, routing and access control devices, TCP/IP networking, network security and log management
  • Understand the underlying protocols and data used as the basis for security monitoring services
  • Must have excellent English language written and verbal communication skills
  • Critical thinking and problem solving skills, detail oriented, can work with less supervision and willing to work in shifts
  • Security certifications such as CEH, GCIH, GCIA, SIEM vendor certifications, etc. are a definite plus
  • Security and risk assessments, knowledge of ISO 27001/2 (Information Security Management Systems) are a definite plus.

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