Security Operations Analyst – 10464JS

Website Proactive IT


£55k – 65k per year

Security Operations Analyst – Servers

We have an exciting opportunity for a Security Operations Analyst with a strong background in servers to join our global client to help support their EMEA operations. As part of their plan to bolster their security operations, new headcount has been approved in a few areas. 

Your responsibility will cover all elements maintaining minimum security application and patch levels on circa 800 servers across the EMEA region. Working remotely, with local colleagues where necessary, the Security Operations Analyst will be required to focus on creating and applying process to update systems that have missed existing automated process, either manually or through automation. 

Role responsibilities:

  • Chasing down and remediating unpatched and otherwise insecure servers and other endpoints as required.
  • Daily and real-time reporting on server SecOps status.
  • Maintaining installation of appropriate tools and security agents, with help from an existing asset management system.
  • Proposing efficiency measures as part of the Security Operations team.
  • Support coordination of asset management, including IT equipment and software licences / subscriptions.
  • As necessary participate in special projects, assist departmental leadership, and perform other administrative duties as required.

Skills required:

  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Windows Server operating systems
  • Exposure to Patching, Security tools and their installation and remediation in a technical support or server administration role that includes data management and presentation
  • Basic Active Directory
  • A common-sense approach to other operating systems (for example Linux, IBM)
  • A logical understanding of spreadsheets (Microsoft Excel) 
  • Experience in QUALYS and/or PALO ALTO CORTEX would be beneficial

Benefits include:

  • 25 days holiday a year, with ability to buy up to 5 days holiday each year
  • Life Insurance
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Subsidised gym membership
  • Access to Health & Wellbeing Apps
  • Employee discounts
  • A hybrid, flexible working culture

Security Operations Analyst – Servers

Due to the volume of applications received for positions, it will not be possible to respond to all applications and only applicants who are considered suitable for interview will be contacted. 

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