Security Operations Centre (SOC) Analyst Level 1

Tshwane, South Africa

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Job Profile Summary

At Derivco, we work alongside our clients who are considered giants in the industry, to create and develop the platform that hosts some of the best online casino games in the industry.


We are also Platinum partners with vendors such as Microsoft and we are proud to say we employ over 2,500 of the brightest minds across our offices in the USA, South Africa, UK, Spain, Malta, Sweden and Australia. 


To work for Derivco means you will work with cutting-edge technology., in our designer offices. Our people are brilliant., our ideas fresh and our technology is trailblazing.


You will be inspired, challenged, and stimulated every day and you will receive an extraordinary number of high-fives - rewarded for work well done. A place where you will feel as if you have found your intellectual and creative home.


Sounds pretty awesome, right?


Derivco is an equal opportunities employer. We value people as individuals with diverse opinions, cultures, lifestyles and circumstances and we are committed to equality of opportunity and to providing a productive working environment free from unfair and unlawful discrimination.

Job Description

Are you passionate about cybersecurity and ensuring the effective resolution of Information Security incidents? Derivco is seeking a skilled Security Operations Centre Analyst Level 1 to join our team. As a SOC Analyst, you will play a crucial role in coordinating, monitoring, and guiding the work activities and processes of our team responsible for incident monitoring and resolution.



  • Coordinate and monitor the work activities of the team to ensure effective resolution of Information Security incidents.
  • Serve as the escalation point for unresolved incidents, working closely with the manager to review, improve, and implement incident management processes and projects.
  • Liaise with the greater Info Sec Team on security incident management.
  • Monitor and analyze cyber security events using various tools such as SIEM, IDS/IPS, Firewall, Web Application Firewalls, Data Loss Prevention (DLP), DAM, and EDR solutions.
  • Correlate and report security events to appropriate Tier 2 Security Analyst or Incident Response staff to determine increased risk to the business.
  • Recognize potential intrusion attempts and compromises through thorough reviews and analyses of relevant event detail and summary information.
  • Ensure all security tools are working properly and address any issues promptly.
  • Update and maintain knowledge base documents as required.
  • Handle escalations effectively, minimizing duplicate escalations.
  • Close alerts at the end of every shift after acknowledging them.
  • Investigate alerts using provided systems and add investigation details to escalated incident descriptions.
  • Identify trends and take proactive actions to reduce spam.
  • Ensure all tasks/incidents are assigned to the correct support teams.


  • Relevant Diploma/Degree in a related field of study.
  • 2+ years of relevant work experience.
  • Relevant IS certification such as Security+, N+, MCSE, Ethical Hacker, or Splunk Certification.
  • Strong knowledge of cybersecurity principles and technologies.
  • Experience with SIEM, IDS/IPS, Firewall, and other security tools.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong communication and teamwork abilities.

If you are a dedicated and experienced SOC Analyst looking for an opportunity to make a significant impact in the field of cybersecurity, we would love to hear from you. Join Derivco and be part of our dynamic team focused on ensuring the security and integrity of our IT systems.

* Salary range is an estimate based on our InfoSec / Cybersecurity Salary Index 💰

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Tags: EDR Firewalls IDS Incident response IPS Monitoring SIEM SOC Splunk

Perks/benefits: Team events

Region: Africa
Country: South Africa

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