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Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

SOC ANALYST L2
Location : Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Role Type : Permanent

Our client is looking for a talented and enthusiastic individual to join their Security Operations Centre (SOC) team for their Managed Security Services (MSS) unit. If you have a strong knowledge and interest in network security, this position might be the right one for you. The Level two (2) MSS Security Analyst will be responsible for monitoring multiple security technologies and events using the Security Information Event Management (SIEM) tool in order to detect and identify IT security-related incidents.

This role requires:
- 2-4 years of experience in information security, in areas such as security operations, intrusion detection, incident analysis, incident handling, log analysis, or firewall administration.
- 2-4 years of experience in one of the following: Network operations or engineering or system administration on Unix, Linux, Windows.

Job Requirements
Responsibilities
- Follow detailed operational process and procedures to appropriately analyse, escalate, and assist in remediation of critical information security incidents.
- Correlate and analyse events using the Splunk/Log Rhythm/Qradar SIEM tool to detect IT security incidents.
- Conduct analysis of log files, including forensic analysis of system resource access.
- Review customer reports to ensure quality and accuracy.
- Monitor multiple security technologies, such as SIEM, IDS/IPS, Firewalls, Switches, VPNs, and other security threat data sources.
- Respond to inbound requests via phone and other electronic means for technical assistance with managed services.
- Respond in a timely manner (within documented SLA) to support, threat, and other cases.
- Document actions in cases to effectively communicate information internally and to customers.
- Resolve problems independently and understand escalation procedure.
- Maintain a high degree of awareness of the current threat landscape.
- Participate in knowledge sharing with other analysts and writing technical articles for Internal Knowledge Bases.
- Perform other essential duties as assigned.
- Able to work in rotating shifts within a 24/7 operating environment.

Requirements:

Qualifications & Skills
- A Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Electrical Engineering, or a closely related degree.
- An active interest in internet security, incident detection, network and systems security.
- A sound knowledge of IT security best practices, common attack types and detection/prevention methods.
- Demonstrable experience of analysing and interpreting system, security, and application logs.
- Knowledge of the type of events that both Firewalls, IDS/IPS, and other security related devices produce.
- Experience in using SIEM tools such as Splunk, Log Rhythm, Qradar, Alien Vault, NitroSecurity, etc.
- TCP/IP knowledge, networking, and security product experience.
- Knowledge of Cyber Kill Chain and MITRE ATT&CK frameworks.
- Possible attack activities, such as scans, man in the middle, sniffing, DoS, DDoS, etc. and possible abnormal activities, such as worms, Trojans, viruses, etc.
- CCNA, CISSP, GCA, GCIA, GCIH, CEH certification would be preferable.
- Outstanding organizational skills.
- Exclusive focus and vast experience in IT.
- Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
- A motivated, self-managed, individual who can demonstrate above-average analytical skills and work professionally with peers and customers even under pressure.
- Very good communication skills.
- Strong written and verbal skills.
- Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to collaborate well with others.
- Ability to speak and write in English is required; Arabic is preferred.

About the Company

We lead in the creation and delivery of innovative workforce solutions and services that enable our clients to win in the changing world of work.

ManpowerGroup powers the success of many of the world's most dynamic organizations. We deliver innovative workforce solutions that enhance competitiveness, increase efficiency and spur productivity. Combining global reach with local expertise - 3600 offices in over 80 countries - we know the changing world of work and bring a deep understanding of the companies we work for and the industries we service.

ManpowerGroup entered the Middle East in December 2007 after acquiring local company Clarendon Parker, thus bringing 15 years in-depth local knowledge combined with a global footprint and industry shaping expertise and thought leadership. Manpower Middle East supports clients in the Middle East and North Africa regions. Our business is aligned to key skill specializations to ensure our clients requirements are met by expert and knowledgeable consultants that understand your industry and role requirement.

Our consultants are experts in finding the right talent across all industries in a broad-range of occupations including:

  • IT & Telecommunications
  • Engineering & Construction, Oil & Gas
  • Banking, Finance & Legal
  • Sales & Business Development
  • Marketing, Public Relations & Communications
  • Human Resources & Training
  • Customer & Support Services (Secretarial and Administrative)
  • Operational, Supply Chain & Logistics
  • Executive Recruitment
  • Emiratization Solutions
  • Recruitment Program Outsourcing Solutions
  • Managed Service Provider Solutions
  • Talent Based Outsourcing Solutions
  • Outsourced Staffing Solutions

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