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Security Analyst

Equivator
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Security Analyst

Riyadh, Saudi ArabiaPosted 2 months ago
53Applicants for1 open position
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The Senior SOC Analyst is responsible for monitoring and analyzing our organization's security posture on an ongoing basis. The candidate will play a key role in detecting, analyzing, and responding to cybersecurity incidents using a variety of tools and technologies. This position requires a proactive approach to security and a deep understanding of the latest cybersecurity threats and trends.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Monitor security access and identify suspicious activity and potential threats in real time.
  • Analyze and investigate security alerts from various sources within the enterprise and determine possible causes of such alerts.
  • Track incidents through analysis, diagnosis, communication, and resolution.
  • Collaborate with other teams to establish and refine incident response strategies and protocols.
  • Operate security tools and technologies, including SIEM (Security Information and Event Management), IDS/IPS (Intrusion Detection/Prevention Systems), and firewall technologies.
  • Conduct proactive threat research and analysis to identify potential vulnerabilities and recommend corrective actions.
  • Develop and update SOC processes and procedures to ensure they meet industry best practices and organizational requirements.
  • Produce regular reports on incident findings and detailed post-mortem analyses to drive continuous improvement in the security posture.
  • Mentor and provide guidance to junior SOC staff and act as a key point of contact in the absence of the SOC Manager.

 

Job Requirements

Required Skills and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Security, or related field. Advanced degree or professional certifications such as CISSP, CISM, or GIAC are highly desirable.
  • Minimum of 5 years experience in a SOC environment with a strong understanding of security incident handling, malware analysis, and forensic approaches.
  • Proficiency with SIEM tools and technologies, as well as expertise in network, endpoint, and cloud security.
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to identify threats from anomalies.
  • Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment, particularly during high-severity incidents.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, capable of writing reports and conducting presentations to all levels of management.

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