New opportunity! Security Operations Centre (SOC) Analyst job at BBC in Salford

We are looking to recruit an experienced SOC Analyst to join the Information Security Team based at MediaCity, Salford Quays.

We are looking for candidates who are interested in working 24x7 shifts. The initial pattern will cover normal working hours ( 8AM-8PM ), with the strong possibility of moving into 24x7 cover in the short/medium term.

Technology, Distribution & Archive Division (TD&A) is a group within BBC Operations. They set the technology strategy for the BBC, delivering on projects of all sizes up to and including multi-million pound technology infrastructure and software projects. They also ensure IT and telephone infrastructure availability for all BBC platforms and systems and have responsibility for keeping our radio and news channels on air and on-line.

The role of the Information Security team is to maintain and promote good governance of Information Security within the BBC and its partners; create, monitor and maintain appropriate policies, standards and guidelines and ensure compliance with the same and all relevant statutory requirements.

The responsibilities of the Information Security team include development and enforcement of Information Security policies, identification of Information Security risks, managing security incidents and raising staff awareness around Information Security.
Role Responsibility

Help to build relationships with teams across the corporation to understand current and future security threats and vulnerabilities with the support of the Security Operations Centre (SOC) Specialist.
Work with the operation of current and future toolsets that will support the BBC SOC, as per current understanding of future scenarios; namely alerting, monitoring and reporting at the request of the SOC Specialist.
Assisting in the development of long and short term technical capabilities, including software and hardware requirements; gathering business requirements; developing initial findings and working to agree a prioritised list of technical capabilities and projects;
Ensure that SOC delivery for Information Security aligns with ISGC policies, related standards and guideline at the request of the Governance Specialist.
Assist the SOC Specialist in ensuring all relevant technical standards and policy documentation is reviewed and maintained thought-out each if the SOC technical capabilities.
Assist the SOC Specialist with the management of technical relationships with key personnel within BBC technology providers and ensure that all issues or problems are followed up and dealt with appropriately.

The Ideal Candidate

Good knowledge of IT Security issues inherent in corporate environments e.g:  Phishing, DDoS attacks Malware, etc.
Proven technical ability and experience in Unix/Linux, etc
Proven technical ability and experience within Microsoft Windows (including servers).
Proven technical ability with networking systems – e.g. Firewalls, network switches, etc.