Security Operations Specialist

  • Per Annum
    £40,000 to £45,000
  • Location
    West Midlands
  • Basis

Security Operations Specialist – Birmingham – FT – £40k – £45k

STR Group Services are working with a leading Technology client based in Birmingham and we are recruiting for a Security Operations Specialist on a Full-Time basis.

In order to be considered for this position, you must have the following experience and skills;
In possession or ability to gain SC clearance along with Office for Nuclear Regulation clearance.
Flexible in working hours – mixing standard core office hours during Monday-Friday with occasional requirements for late night working, weekend work and adhoc shift coverage.
Security event log collection and analysis.
Experience in systems (Linux/Unix) and networking. Experience of vulnerability and threat assessment.
Experience of Intrusion detection and prevention systems.
Experience of web-based application security.
Ability to develop custom code (Perl/shell scripting/etc).

Ideally, we are looking for the following desirable qualities, however these are not essential;
Experience of working in a Security Operations Centre environment or similar.
Certified to one or more of the following or equivalent – CISSP/CEH/SSCP/GIAC/OSCP.
Knowledge/prior experience of incident, change and problem management framework (ITIL Foundation certification useful).

Pay for this position is £45000.

Other useful information is as follows;
25 days annual leave plus bank holidays, private medical insurance, an attractive stakeholder pension scheme, life assurance, income protection, personal accident insurance and a season ticket loan.
The client operates a flexible benefits scheme that allows you to purchase discounted products and services.
Additionally, comprehensive training and development is delivered, leading to accreditation if required.

For more information on this exciting position, please contact Tessa Allan on 02392 322 323 or send your CV on email including a cover letter to

STR Limited is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.


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