Security Operations (SOC) Analyst

  • Full-time
  • Security Operations
  • Home Based

Overview of the Role

We provide outsourced security event monitoring and incident response services to a wide variety of clients using a Microsoft centric technology stack. We are looking to fill several SOC analyst positions in a rapidly expanding team that provides service to internal and external customers.

If you have a background in support, deployment or security operations and would like to expand your skills in a Microsoft focused security role this could be the position for you.

As a Microsoft Gold partner we invest heavily in training and provide the time and support for you to achieve accreditations from Microsoft Security Operations Analyst through to Microsoft Certified Security Administrator Associate.

Key Responsibilities

  • Receipt and categorisation of initial event, incident and requests from customers
  • Provide initial triage and trigger escalation/assignment as appropriate
  • Investigation of event alerts and liaising with the customer to confirm closure
  • 24/7 rota in 8 hour shift pattern (see below)

Essential Experience

  • Understanding of Information Security principles.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to install security software and applications.
  • Technical understanding of IT infrastructure (any of the following): Microsoft 365 suite, Azure Active Directory, Azure portal

Preferred Experience

  • Previous experience in a SOC or security team
  • Experience with a Security Incident and Event Management (SIEM) toolset. (e.g. Azure Sentinel)
  • Experience with EDR tools
  • Microsoft certifications


  • Competitive Market Salary (£25,000.00 - £35,000.00 per annum)
  • 33 holiday shifts per annum
  • Westfield Health Membership (offering cashback on health services plus discounts for retailers and gym memberships)
  • Life Cover (2 x basic salary)
  • 6-month probation period
  • Employer pension contribution (4% employer, 4% employee)
  • Referral Scheme
  • Continual Training and Career Development

24/7 Rota

  • 3x 8 hour shifts
  • 6 week cycle, 7 days on 4 days off and 7 days on 3 days off twice
  • Average 35 hours per week
  • 2 weekends per month, one 3 days and one 4 days
  • No return to shift at midnight on Monday after a weekend off

Diversity Statement

Clearsprings Group is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Modern Slavery Statement

Clearsprings Groups conduct robust checks on any new employee including eligibility to work in the UK to safeguard against human trafficking or individuals being forced to work against their will.

Safeguarding Statement

Clearsprings Group is committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk, and expect all employees to share this commitment.

All successful applicants will be required to undertake a satisfactory DBS check in line with their job role.