Security Operations Analyst

  • Zopa
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Nov 12, 2017
Full time Information Technology

Job Description

At Zopa, we’re shaping the future of finance.   We offer simple loans and smart investments that help people take control of their finances and do more with their money. In the 12 years we’ve been in business, we’ve helped more than 60,000 people lend over £2 billion to 246,000 UK consumers.   And our journey’s only just beginning. In November 2016 we announced our plans to build a next generation bank so that we can bring a greater range of smart, ethical finance products to even more people.   Zopa is looking for a Security Operations Analyst to be part of a small but growing Information Security team. The primary focus will be working in Zopa's Security Operations team. Acting as part of the first line of defence, identifying and mitigating threats to the Zopa environment. You will be exposed to a wide range of areas across technology.   On a day to day basis, the Security Operations Analyst would be expected to:      Look for Indicators of Compromise to investigate if a threat has affected the Zopa environment. Monitor for, identify and respond to security incidents and work to remediate. Collaborate with teams during investigations and ensuing that correct instrumentation and data is available. Work on improvements to process and alerting and enriching data. Participate on automation of the incidents identification and prioritisation. Promote the importance of Information Security throughout the organisation.



    • Experience with Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) tools ideally Splunk.
    • A rounded understanding of threat data from: 
    • Network tooling such as IPS/IDS.
    • Linux operating systems.
    • Microsoft Windows operating systems.
    • Cloud services such as AWS.
    • Vulnerability scanning tools.
    • Knowledge of security practice and technologies.
    • Experience in an IT role with exposure to security operations.
    • Desire to learn and improve.

If possible, we’d also love you to have experience with:

    • Some experience of supporting Financial Services business.
    • Working knowledge of ServiceNow.
    • Experience with Nessus or Security Centre.
    • Knowledge of Networking protocols and technologies.
    • Programming/scripting skills.
    • IT Security Certifications.