SOC Analyst - Day Shifts / Entry Level

Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom

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We are Adarma, one of the largest independent security services companies in the UK. As a business formed and run by former senior security leaders, we know our stuff. Which is why our clients include 30% of FTSE 100 organisations from all industry sectors.

Kick start your career in IT Security in an exciting SOC Analyst role within our Security Operations Centre (SOC) Team. Adarma provides in depth and structured training in a live Security Operations environment, making it the perfect entry level Cyber Security job to learn the fundamentals and practical application of IT Security best practice and technology usage.

From our SOC Team, we offer opportunities to develop into various specialist areas of IT Security including roles in Security Engineering, Threat Modelling, SIEM and more. This is a day shift only role where you would be working between Adarma’s and one of our client’s SOCs.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Conducts 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. Once an initial decision on the threat severity has been made, you will deal with less complex attacks while more complex attacks will be escalated to the Senior SOC Analyst or Security Operations Specialist.
  • If required, contribute to the development of new rule logic. Monitor rules that are yet to go live.
  • 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.

Essential Experience:

  • Completion of a recent IT Security related Degree.

Knowledge & Skills:

  • IT Security/Information Security
  • TCP/IP or Network Security Knowledge
  • Strong written communication
  • Good analytical and problem solving capabilities
  • High attention to detail


Benefits Package Includes:

  • Excellent compensation and benefits package, including Company Pension, Private Health Care and Cash-Back Plan, Car Leasing Scheme and more
  • Ongoing training and development opportunities, resulting in industry recognised accreditations and qualifications
  • Flexible working hours, occasional home office (where possible)
  • We encourage autonomy and entrepreneurship enabling our consultants and employees to influence the strategy and direction of the business
Job region(s): Europe
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