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Senior Security Analyst (Security Operations)
Reading, Berkshire
Salary: Up to £70000.00 per annum + + excellent benefits
Job Type: Permanent
Start Date:
Job Reference: BBBH32169
Added: 21 Sep 2022
Job Description
Are you an experienced Senior Security Analyst (Security Operations) looking for a new role?

Acorn Technology is working with an award-winning data intelligence company that pride themselves on the incredible service and expertise they offer their clients and the investment into their employee's development and well-being.

The role of the Senior Analyst for Information Security Operations is a front line, hands-on, operationally focused position, responsible for implementing security controls, for monitoring and responding to security events and incidents.

Experience required:

* Experience with engineering and monitoring intrusion and anomaly detection technologies
* Expertise in taking policy statements and translating them into implementable, security controls that can be monitored, audited and constantly improved. Ability to judge their effectiveness and recommend improvements
* Good understanding and demonstrable hands on experience with operating systems and tools (Linux/Unix preferred) and fundamental Internet and security technologies (routing/switching, DNS, packet analysis, etc), in an enterprise or service provider environment
* Scripting and automation: Good ability to read and understand logs and alerts, to use specialist tools and programming / scripting languages (Python, Shell, PowerShell, etc), to automate tasks
* Experience of open source security tools and how they could be used in an enterprise


* Competitive salary
* 25 days' holiday, with optional 5 days unpaid leave per year
* Free parking
* Annual lifestyle allowance of £300 to put towards an activity of your choice
* Cycle to Work scheme and Gym Flex scheme
* Internal coaching/mentoring system throughout your time here
* Focus on training and career progression
* Flexible working

If you would like to find out more about this exciting role then please apply or get in touch with Dan Newton at Acorn Technology.

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