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SOC Engineer

Ref no. BHN568874
Location Corsham, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Contract 2026
Job status Closed

Job summary

Our client, a leading public sector organization, is seeking a SOC Engineer to join their team on a contract basis until 2026. The contractor will need to be fully onsite (Corsham) and requires active DV clearance.

Key skills required for this role

SOC, Cyber security, DV clearance, SIEM

Important

Our client in the Public sector are recruiting for a SOC Engineer

Job description

SOC Engineer
Our client, a leading public sector organization, is seeking a SOC Engineer to join their team on a contract basis until 2026. The contractor will need to be fully onsite and requires active DV clearance.

As a SOC Engineer your main responsibilities will be:
* To support the transition of a SOC with expert security guidance and application of best practices.
* Providing strategic level advice to senior management regarding incident response, monitoring, logging and analysis of all relevant systems and processes.
* Leading the development, communication and continuous improvement of the cyber incident response plan Identification of and planning for the required levels of cyber investment within the CSOC to include governance, tooling and staffing.
* Defining and continuous development of a use case-driven logging, monitoring and response capability to ensure responsiveness and resilience to cyber security threats.

Minimum Requirement:
* Advanced industry standard SOC Security qualifications (SANS, ISC2, etc.).
* Proven Tier 3 SOC Engineering experience (2 years)
* Demonstratable experience working with SIEM technology and SIEM engineering (including tool configuration) i.e. within an enterprise SOC.
* Experience in creation of use-cases, analytics and playbooks.
* An understanding of cloud technologies.
* Perform triage of security events; determine scope, priority and impact, and make recommendations that enable expeditious remediation.
* Conduct real-time management of security incidents from detection to resolution.

If you have a passion for developing innovative digital solutions and are looking for an exciting opportunity within the public sector, we want to hear from you. Apply now to join our client's team as a SOC Engineer.

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