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Cyber Security Operations Centre Analyst

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Role Responsibility

SS&C is a global provider of services and software for the financial and healthcare industries. Founded in 1986, SS&C is headquartered in Windsor, Connecticut, and has offices worldwide. Some 18,000 financial services and healthcare organisations, from the world's largest companies to small and mid-market firms, rely on SS&C for expertise, scale, and technology.

The opportunity

We seek a diligent Cyber Security Operations Centre Analyst to join our Cyber front-line team! As a SOC Analyst, you play a vital role in the security of our networks by actively monitoring our systems for suspicious activity and threats.

***This role requires occasional travel to our office in Basildon***

Working hours

Our usual business hours are 09:00 -17:30 Monday to Friday. The successful applicant will be required to provide support to cover the working day; business hours are 7am – 7pm (GMT).

SOC Analysts are tasked with reviewing information security alerts and company information systems logs to identify deviations from security baselines, infections/compromises, and/or violations of policy. In this role, you will work with other InfoSec teams to support the documentation of security incidents, testing of Information Security tools, and building of SIEM content and reporting.

Main responsibilities

  • Analyse SIEM and other Security events and logs for the existence of security threats or incidents.
  • Responsible for working in a 24x7 Security Operation Centre (SOC) environment and providing OOH Analysis on an on-call rotation.
  • Document information security operations policies, processes, and procedures. Create and update security event investigation notes on open incidents and maintain case data in the incident response management platform.
  • Improve Security Operation Centre processes.
  • Monitor threat & vulnerability news and cyber intelligence services for any relevant information.
  • Analyse reports to understand threat campaign techniques, and lateral movements and extract indicators of compromise.
  • Additional duties as required in support of the cyber security role.
  • To communicate and promote the values which reinforce and support a consistent quality culture of the SOC.
  • To be quality-driven, aiming for 100% accuracy and timeliness of delivery and the ability to multi-task, prioritise, and manage time effectively.

The Ideal Candidate


  • Knowledge of SIEM and Cyber toolsets, Engineering & Incident Response
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills are essential.
  • Understanding of performing first level analysis and interpretation of information from SOC systems; incident identification/analysis, escalation procedures, and reduction of false positives.
  • Knowledge of multiple operating systems and applicable system administration skills
  • An understanding of threat analysis, threat hunting and intelligence feeds
  • Knowledge of TCP/IP Protocols, network analysis, and network/security applications; and a good background in network troubleshooting and technologies; Firewall configuration, monitoring, and network packet capture.
  • Understanding of commonly used Internet protocols such as SMTP, HTTP, and DNS

Desirable to have

  • Any certifications such as CompTIA Security+, CISCO CCNA, or any relevant specialised degree in Cyber Forensics
  • Prior experience working in financial services

We encourage applications from people of all backgrounds and particularly welcome applications from under-represented groups, to enable us to bring a diversity of perspectives to our thinking and conversation. It is important to us that we strive to have a workforce that is diverse in the widest sense. 

 All offers of employment at SS&C are subject to background verification checks. The accuracy of all information you submit as part of your application is vital and may be used as part of the background-checking process should you be successful.


Package Description

  • Competitive starting salary,
  • Hybrid working environment 
  • Competitive holiday policy
  • Employer pension scheme contribution
  • Life Assurance
  • Healthcare
  • Flex benefits scheme
  • Discount scheme
  • Sports and Social groups
  • On-site canteen


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