SOC Analyst 2016-10-27T11:14:05+00:00



The SOC Analyst will manage the end‐to‐end operational deployment, verification, incident handling and
support of our Customers’ global SIEM as a Service infrastructure. This is an operational role and is
focused on delivering 24 x 7 responsibilities to our Customers.

This position is currently located in Stamford, CT.


  • Provide operational and technical support to our Customers.
  • Manage incident investigation, diagnosis and resolution of Customer security issues (alerts, H/W, etc.)
  • Ensure all unresolvable cases are passed to the correct team for action as appropriate
  • Manage the deployment, testing & maintenance of appropriate S/W or H/W levels as required by our Customers
  • Ensure high level of quality when dealing with tickets, requests and customer queries
  • Maintain necessary system accesses and tools which allow you to perform role
  • Ensure documentation is maintained appropriately on Sharepoint & new documents are created/stored correctly
  • Engage with Customers to build and maintain good, professional relationships
  • Manage operational relationships with all relevant parties (e.g. working Black Stratus to driving Customer issues & identification of solutions)
  • Responsible for the application of IT Security Policy, processes & procedures to mitigate risks to our Customers
  • May be required to provide on call emergency support if required by the business. Please note this would be done under a change to your Terms & Conditions and your Contract would be amended to reflect the necessary payments.
  • Where possible, provide OOH working to fulfill Customer requirements


  • Provide product overview to customer
  • Manage customer on‐boarding
  • Provide participation on ORT’s
  • Prepare customer filter & tuning requests
  • Arrange & manage customer tuning calls
  • Prepare reports & distribute in readiness for customer tuning calls
  • Arrange & manage customer calls
  • Manage CSR’s
  • Manage Portal provisioning
  • Arrange & manage client management calls (record outputs/actions appropriately)
  • Create scheduled customer reporting, from existing reports, where appropriate


  • Qualified to degree level, or equivalent professional experience and/or with recognized qualifications.
  • Relevant experience of Network Security Systems & Operations
  • Understanding of Logging both Security and non‐security logs; must be able to provide examples of plaintext vs. binary and identify the benefits/limitations
  • Knowledge of Linux/Unix and Microsoft Security Logging Policies (e.g. where they are implemented and why you don’t just log everything)
  • Knowledge of Network Application Logs Especially Proxies, Web Application Firewalls, and Stateful Firewalls (e.g. What are fields one sees in an Application log they wouldn’t see in a Stateful Firewall log)
  • Knowledge of Syslog, SNMP, WMI and the benefits and limitations of each
  • Relevant experience of stakeholder management and excellent interpersonal skills – must be able to gauge their audience
  • Relevant operational knowledge and experience of risk management
  • Knowledge of Security management, network and information security, people security and running of one or more services within a Security Operations Center
  • Holds appropriate level of Security Clearance


Competitive Salary
Excellent Benefits Package (medical, dental, vision, FSA, paid time off, 401k)


Submit Resume, Cover Letter and Salary Requirements to: career@blackstratus.com

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