SOC Analyst

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Security Operations Analyst
Permanent Role
Sharjah office
Urgent role

Key responsibilities
Evaluate and analyse security incidents and alerts generated by the SOC and/or MSSP.
Liaise with different internal IT teams to ensure timely response to incidents and alerts.
Ensure different SLAs of incidents and alerts is met.
Support the SOC and/or MSSP in analysing and investigating security incidents and
identify root cause.
Maintain and update all network & security monitoring tools and appliances.
Provide periodic reports of security events and incidents.
Work with stakeholders to resolve security incidents and vulnerability compliance.
Carry out technical vulnerability assessments of IT systems to identifying potential
vulnerabilities, make recommendations to control identified risks and work with those
teams to ensure they are implemented.
Conduct periodic end user security awareness.
Periodically communicate security announcements and updates to end-users.
Keep up to date with security trends, threats and control measures.
Coordinate tasks as directed by the supervisor to assist in the improvement of the
security of IT system.

The successful candidate:

Bachelors degree in Computer Science or other IT related discipline.
Technical knowledge of networking concepts and network infrastructure.
Technical knowledge of cybersecurity concepts and SIEM technologies.
Certifications required: CISSP and/or CEH.
Familiar with penetration and vulnerability testing. Familiar with antivirus, Firewall, IDS/IPS protocols.

Decision-making Authority

About Petroplan

Petroplan is the trusted, specialist global Talent Solutions partner of choice for employers and professionals in the Energy sector. Since 1976, Petroplan has been here to help people like you make the most of the opportunities available and find the best fit for you as an individual.

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Lizzie Verbeek
Lizzie Verbeek
Manager - Technology