Senior SOC Analyst

Job Title: Senior SOC Analyst
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Makati City
Contact Name: Vil Pagsanjan
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 09, 2020 21:33

Job Description

Senior Security Operations Center Analyst

Philippines’ trusted executive search and recruitment company Lennor Metier is urgently recruiting for a highly technical Senior Security Operations Center Analyst on behalf of a one of the global leaders in the inspection, verification, testing and certification services.


The position will be based in Makati City, Philippines.


Job Summary

The possible candidate will monitor events received from devices or users, and take appropriate action based on analysis and Standard Operational Procedures. Additional activities include vulnerability assessments, rules analysis and participation in POCs. The position should expect to be challenged and to grow their skills and knowledge in the security area.



  • The position reports locally to the Network Operations Manager and functionally to the Global IT Security Manager
  • As a SOC Analyst
  • Responsible for working in a 24x7 Security Operation Center (SOC) environment in shifts
  • Provide analysis and trending of security log data from several security devices
  • Provide Incident Response (IR) support when analysis confirms an actionable incident
  • Provide threat and vulnerability analysis services
  • Analyse and respond to unknown or previously undisclosed software and hardware vulnerabilities
  • Investigate, document, and report on information security issues and emerging trends
  • Integrate and share information with other analysts and other teams
  • Senior SOC Analyst responsibilities
  • Act as point of contact for projects, escalations, new updates and changes from stakeholders
  • Coordinate and organize onboarding of new Analysts, including system access, and training
  • Ensure that service operations best practices are being observed and applied
  • Develop the shift roster ensuring adequate rotation and shift coverage
  • Report to IT Management and stakeholders any major incident that could significantly impact the business
  • Develop and suggest new Operating Procedures or changes to existing ones as needed
  • Provide management reports with regards to Team KPI’s



  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, IT Security or a related field; alternatively, equivalent demonstrated knowledge
  • At least 3 years' experience as a Security Analyst
  • Professional certifications such as CompTIA Security+, EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), SANS GIAC Security Essentials (GSEC) will be a plus
  • Strong understanding of technical security solutions (firewalls and intrusion detection/prevention systems)
  • Passion for IT Security
  • Exceptional customer service skills
  • Strong attention to detail and pattern recognition abilities
  • Strong understanding of TCP/IP Protocols, network analysis, and security applications and devices
  • Strong understanding of vulnerability management
  • Strong understanding of IT operations: help desk, end-point management, and server management
  • Knowledge of common and standard Internet protocols and applications
  • Strong understanding of basic cyber-intelligence techniques
  • Understanding of security operations concepts: perimeter defense, endpoint management, data leak prevention, kill chain analysis and security metrics
  • Attention to detail, strong communicator