IT Security Monitoring Analyst

Our client, a leading multi-national, is now seeking a Security Monitoring Analyst on a permanent basis based in South Dublin.

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Get in touch by Applying with your CV or contact Priority Placements on 01 699 14 70.



Please note that for this opportunity we can accept candidates only with valid Stamp 4 Visa or EU passport.






  • 1st line of cyber defence, i.e. incident detection & threat hunting
  • Overall responsibility for identification, triaging, alerting, tracking and escalation of Security incidents
  • Responsible for Security log collection, correlation, monitoring, alerting and archival
  • Sets up regular vulnerability scan and uses the results to intelligently enhance security log monitoring and incident response
  • Monitors reputable Security Intelligence sources e.g. CERT, SANS StormCenter, major software vendors etc.
  • Tracks and reports on the prioritisation, resolution and escalation of Security events/incidents
  • Conducts Information Security risk analysis, document and communicate results
  • Maintains ongoing compliance with Group Technology Security policies and standards, and industry standards and best practices
  • Maintains the Technology Security Operations dashboard
  • Liaises with Business / Data Owners and Corporate Security to identify new applications/servers/services and evolving Security Monitoring needs
  • Prepares Business Cases to request and justify Security monitoring investment
  • Builds productive working relationship with other business functions
  • Acts as an internal Security consultant to advise or influence business and technical partners
  • Supports contingency / unplanned Security assessments and testing
  • Drives and promotes an integrated approach to identify and reduce Security risks
  • Drives Continuous Improvements and best practices within the Security framework
  • Provides input into the Technology Security Baseline planning


  • Bachelor/Master of Science degree in Computer Science or a similar technical degree
  • 3+ years IT Security Monitoring experience, preferably in a large SOC environment
  • Incident Responder skills would be a plus
  • Ability to extract data from many sources and aggregate it into more useful information
  • Excellent analytical, reporting and problem solving skills; Big Data skills/experience a plus
  • Aptitude for assessing Security related issues and requirements from both a business and Information Security perspective
  • Ability to effectively address both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Proficient at working with internal business units and vendors to resolve risk issues and to develop efficient and effective action plans
  • Excellent communicating skills with the ability to articulate complex technical issues in simple terms, and to provide accurate and user-friendly reports and documentation
  • Team player with diplomacy and advocacy skills
  • Ability to quickly adapt to frequent environment changes (infrastructure, organisation, priorities etc.)
  • Consistent performer with a strong sense of urgency & effective time management skills
  • Ability to independently perform assignments to a high standard with the minimum amount of supervision
  • Highly organised with impeccable attention to detail
  • Rational and calm under pressure
  • Excellent knowledge of IT and Security technologies
  • Solid knowledge of telecom systems, networks, protocols and processes (e.g. billing, mediation, provisioning, signalling, VoIP etc.)
  • Relevant certs are an advantage, e.g. SANS GIAC, (ISC)2 CISSP, ISACA CISM/CRISC
  • Familiar with the laws, regulations, industry standards and guidance pertaining to Data Protection, Information Security, electronic payments and the Telecommunication industry.

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