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Senior SecOps Analyst

Job Title: Senior SecOps Analyst
Contract Type: Contract
Location: London, England
Salary: £900 p/d
Start Date: 01/02/2019
Duration: 12 months
REF: ASHD8410JH_1543596400
Contact Name: Jon Heard
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Job Published: 7 months ago

Job Description

A government organisation based in London is looking for a proven Senior SecOps Analyst / Cyber Security Consultant responsible for platform improvement and optimisation, incident management, and on-call duties (additional pay). The role will involve supporting and maintaining a cloud estate (AWS) and enforcing best practice security principles to manage risk. Furthermore, automating security controls (detective and preventative) in an enterprise environment.

This will be a contract role for 12 months, is paying up to £900 per day and will require candidates to start no later than Friday 1st February, however looking for applications to be processed immediately - deadline for applications: Tuesday 11th December.

In order to be suitable for this role you must proven experience in a Senior SecOps Analyst / Cyber Security Consultant role as well as the following essential criteria:

*SC cleared, or willing to undergo clearance procedure
*RedHat Enterprise Linux experience, or RHCE certified RHEL7
*Experience with SELinux
*Enterprise securing AWS for large enterprises, or AWS Certified Security
*Chef/Ansible/Puppet scripting experience, or software development background in Ruby/Python
*Experience as a security analyst managing security incidents in cloud estates
*Experience as a security architect design and implementing security solutions
*Experience using monitoring tools (Splunk, DataDog, Qualys)
*Experience in security hardening IaaS and PaaS

Any experience of implementing cloud security best practices, architecting an immutable CI/CD pipeline with audit trails as well as being ITIL Foundation certified will be considered highly beneficial, but are not essential.

Please note: as an approved Crown Commercial Services supplier we are regularly registering new government based contract opportunities so if this role is not suitable then please feel free to review and apply directly to any other roles that appeal on our website.