SOC Analyst (D&R)

London, England, United Kingdom

Full Time Contract Mid-level / Intermediate
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Adarma are actively recruiting for an experienced SOC Analyst (Security Operations Centre) on a 3 month rolling contract basis, up to 12 months or more. The role is within our Security Consulting team and focused on providing customers with support and leadership to maintain their security detection capabilities. The contractor can be based in ideally North London, however remote UK locations are available with 50% travel to North London.

The successful candidate will have excellent written and verbal communication skills, the ability to work and interact with people at all levels, a strong analytical approach and the ability to find creative and innovative solutions which will support the delivery of our strategy.

Role Responsibilities:

  • With respect to our customer security operations, advise on and conduct security alert detection and analysis across a variety of cyber defence technologies to ensure that security incidents are identified promptly
  • In accordance with the established security event triage process, identify, document, categorise, investigate, resolve or escalate issues to senior personnel / customer
  • Bring experience to our customers to contribute to the development of new rule logic. Monitor rules that are yet to go live
  • Help design and perform threat hunting activities to proactively search for cyber threats that may exist in the customer’s network
  • If required, actively participate in regular meetings to up- date the customer on progress and the nature of rules that are being developed
  • Prepare reports on information security issues and distribute accordingly

Please note that due to the change to off payroll working / IR35 legislation which is due to be implemented in April 2021, the successful applicant would be expected to engage via an FCSA accredited umbrella company for the duration of this contract.



  • Completion of a recent IT Security related Degree
  • Experience working in a SOC environment performing an L1 and/or L2 Analyst role
  • Keen interest in developing a career in IT Security / Information Security


  • Broad knowledge of general and security technology and standards, such as server security, firewalls, networks, TCP/IP, encryption
  • DLP knowledge (Data Loss Prevention) including policies, CASB, and rules around PCI, PHI, PII etc
  • Adept at Triaging security alerts; employs a methodical and coherent response to security incidents
  • Utilise playbooks, checklists and online resources for guidance in response to incidents
  • Data governance framework experience (confidentiality of all data owned by or controlled by an organisation)
  • Familiarity with Cyber security and DLP policies, Cyber controls and broader understanding of Cyber security tools
  • Ability to maintain an information security risk dictionary/catalogue
  • Jira knowledge
  • Good analytical and problem-solving capabilities; demonstrated ability to break down and analyse complex problems to gain insight
  • High attention to detail


We are Adarma, one of the largest independent security services companies in the UK. As a business formed and run by veteran senior security leaders, we know security and how to deliver real value in the real world. This is why our clients are successful FTSE 350 organisations from all industry sectors.

See us as your true partner in security. We have the experience, proven track record and industry recognition, to provide best-of-breed services for all our clients. Our team are specialists in Threat Management including SOC design, build & operation. And we always tailor our cybersecurity services to your needs.

Job region(s): Europe
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