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Senior Security Operations Analyst

Job Category:
Analyst (Business/Systems)
Job Type:
Level of IT Experience:
1-5 Years
Salary Description:
Competitive Salary Offered
PFH Technology group
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PFH Technology seeking a Senior Security Operations Analyst for our Client

Excellent Daily Rate – Initially Six-Month Contract, this will be rolled into longer contracts

Cork or Dublin Based candidates, Remote working until full restrictions lift


·       Configuring and maintaining monitoring, correlation, and alerting solutions to ensure that relevant security issues are identified, alerted on, and responded to

·       Correlating events that are reported from multiple systems to identify potential security incidents and initiating the incident response process to ensure security incidents are properly addressed

·       Participate in day to day security operational activities

·       Review reports, logs and alerts for issues

·       Identify security risks, and develop mitigation plans

·       Lead response to security alerts, incidents and issues

·       Review and communicate analysis of threats and incidents

·       Participate in audit compliance including vulnerability management

·       Contributing to the configuration and maintenance of security operations

·       Expected to stay current on security industry trends, new threats and attack techniques, mitigation techniques, and emerging security technologies

·       Initial detection, analysis, and investigation of security events to determine likelihood of compromise and respond according to processes

·       Verifies security systems by developing and implementing test scripts

Relevant Experience

·       Demonstrated best practice usage of security technologies within a Utility or equivalent industry

·       Must have strong experience in Palo Alto or CheckPoint

·       Ideally have experience in Fortinet, Websense & Load Balancers

·       Demonstrable experience in recommending and installing appropriate tools and countermeasures

·       Applicable security certifications not limited to but including ISACA certifications CRISC, CISSP, CISA, CISM

·       Networking certifications like CCNA, CCNP and CCIE are also advantageous but not essential

·       Demonstrable experience with information security awareness and operational risk policies, standards and procedures

·       Ability to work accurately, efficiently, and independently on detail orientated tasks

·       In-depth knowledge and understanding of networking (TCP/IP, OSI model, LAN/WAN, cabling and data transmission types, network topologies, routing protocols, and remote access methods)

·       Demonstrable experience with Incident, Problem and Change management processes in enterprise environments

·       Strong analytical and problem solving skills

·       Excellent verbal and written communication skills


Skills and Qualifications

  •  Bachelor’s degree in technology or computer science

·       Primary and/or Master’s degree preferably in Computer Science or Engineering

·       Certification in ISTQB or equivalent industry standard testing certification/qualification

  •  No visa sponsorship available for this position

PFH is a premier provider of end-to-end ICT solutions and a managed services portfolio scaling from SMEs to large Enterprise organisations. We have unrivalled vendor relationships. We can procure, design, deploy and support all your ICT needs. Our ISO 20000/27001 24*7 certified Custodian™ Cloud Services and Custodian™ Managed Services provide the technology and expertise to mitigate risk and reduce your costs immediately. We have a nationwide network of over 450 dedicated professionals, including over 350 qualified engineers, ready to meet your ICT needs, with offices in Dublin, Cork and Galway.


Contact Details:
PFH Technology group
Tel: 01
Contact: Michelle McGrath

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