Level 2 SOC Analyst

Robert Half
Remote (UK)
£250.00 - £350.00 / day
21 Sep 2023
23 Oct 2023
Contract Type
Contract, Temporary
Full Time

Robert Half are partnered with a global Investment Banking Organisation, currently seeking a skilled and dedicated Level 2 SOC Analyst on a 9 month contract basis.


As a Level 2 SOC Analyst, you will be an integral part of our Security Operations Center (SOC) team responsible for monitoring, analyzing, and responding to security incidents. Your expertise will help fortify our clients' defenses and maintain the security of their critical infrastructure.

  • Incident Detection and Analysis: Continuously monitor security alerts and events, investigating potential incidents and assessing their severity and impact.
  • Incident Triage: Evaluate alerts generated by security monitoring tools to identify true threats, false positives, and potential vulnerabilities, prioritizing and escalating as necessary.
  • Incident Response: Execute established incident response procedures, containing and mitigating security incidents swiftly and effectively.
  • Threat Hunting: Proactively search for signs of malicious activity within the network and endpoints, identifying and addressing potential threats before they escalate.
  • Log Analysis: Analyze security logs, network traffic, and system logs to detect anomalies and patterns indicative of security issues.
  • Security Tool Management: Operate and maintain security technologies such as SIEM, IDS/IPS, EDR, and antivirus solutions, ensuring they are optimized for threat detection.
  • Documentation: Maintain detailed records of security incidents, documenting findings, actions taken, and recommendations for improvement.
  • Collaboration: Collaborate with Level 1 SOC Analysts, IT teams, and external partners to ensure coordinated responses to security incidents.
  • Knowledge Sharing: Stay current with emerging cybersecurity threats, vulnerabilities, and best practices, sharing knowledge with the SOC team


The Level 2 SOC Analyst should have the following,

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Security, or related field (or equivalent experience).
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in a Level 2 SOC Analyst role or a similar cybersecurity position.
  • Proficient knowledge of cybersecurity principles, the threat landscape, and security technologies.
  • Experience with SIEM tools and the ability to conduct effective log analysis.
  • Familiarity with security standards and frameworks (e.g., NIST, ISO 27001)
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent communication and teamwork abilities.
  • Relevant industry certifications (e.g., CompTIA Security+, CISSP, CEH) are advantageous.


  • Robert Half are partnered with a Global market leading Investment Banking firm
  • Fully remote 5 days a week (Various shift patterns)
  • £250 - £350 Inside IR35 (Depending on experience)


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