NSOC Analyst

  • Full Time
  • UAE
  • Posted 3 months ago


About the job

In the ever-evolving landscape of cyber threats, our industry is under constant attack, demanding continuous vigilance. As the first line of defence, our Network and Security Operations Centre (NSOC) assumes a critical role in safeguarding our organisation. As an NSOC Analyst, you will immerse yourself in a dynamic and fast-paced environment, where every day brings new challenges and exhilarating responsibilities. To succeed in this role, you must follow the famous saying: to catch a thief you must think like a thief! Your main responsibility will involve monitoring our edge and internal networks, as well as our intricate IT infrastructure. By proactively hunting down vulnerabilities and swiftly mitigating them, you will play a pivotal role in preserving our security fortress.

What Makes This Job So Tough

Being an NSOC Analyst at Deriv requires true grit. When faced with challenges, you don’t quit; you persevere. Attention to detail is vital because that’s where the devil lurks. You must possess top-of-the-line technical skills, as we operate in the highest technological spectrum. Additionally, effective communication across borders and cultures is crucial, as we have 21 offices globally, employing individuals from diverse cultural backgrounds.

Your challenges
Monitor and manage the IT Operations for 21 international offices, ranging from small to very large.
Safeguard network security, implementing measures such as zero trust network access (ZTNA), multi-factor authentication (MFA), and next-generation firewalls (NGFW).
Oversee critical aspects like mobile device management (MDM), disaster recovery, and server rooms.
Provide internal help desk support, ensuring smooth operations and prompt issue resolution.
Play a pivotal role in maintaining the secure operation of over 250 Software as a Service (SaaS) applications.
Proactively make and implement well-informed recommendations to keep us at the cutting edge of security and technology.

At least 2 years of experience as a NOC, SOC, or NSOC Analyst
Ability to think quickly on your feet and take responsibility
A security-first mindset
Experience with Datadog SIEM, Zabbix, Splunk, LogRhythm, or other vendors in the Gartner magic quadrant
Proficiency in event investigation, log review, basic SIEM query writing, and incident response/investigation
Excellent cross-cultural communication skills, both written and spoken, in the English language

What’s Good To Have
Industry certifications such as CompTIA Security+, CEH, or cloud security
An agile mindset and experience with agile project management frameworks
Technical skills beyond IT Operations, such as coding or database experience
Familiarity with cloud technologies, particularly AWS, GCP, or Alicloud
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Security, or a related field

Market-based salary
Annual performance bonus
Medical insurance
Housing and transportation allowance
Casual dress code
Work permit
A chance to work with top talent from across the globe (70+ nationalities)
Ample team-building and bonding activities
Great overseas travel opportunities

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