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Level 3 SOC Analyst


Knottingley, ENG, GB, WF11 0HP

Job ID:  47120
Estimated Travel:  0 - 25%
Contract Type:  Employee
Talent Area:  IT

Role Title: Security Monitoring SOC L3 Analyst


Role Description:

Monitor Ardagh’s network for malicious activity and detect, contain, and remediate threats to Ardagh. You will be responsible for identifying security gaps and process improvements through the Security Operations Centre, providing insights into an attacker’s network activity, as well as escalating threats and providing security advisory services to the SOC Lead. You will be expected to keep up to date with cyber trends and have a baseline level of knowledge in areas such as incident response, malware analysis and networking. You will also be responsible to oversee and guide the L2 SOC analysts on incident monitoring and investigation.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrate commitment to the Ardagh core values through upholding our standards of business conduct, complying with Group policies & procedures, and leading by example.
  • Establish a working environment which promotes the importance of employees acting with integrity and in an ethical manner in line with the Group Code of Conduct
  • Manage the Security Incident and Event Management (SIEM) solution, including onboarding log feeds, tool configuration and tuning
  • Implement the SIEM solution to aggregate, correlate and monitor security logs
  • Identify, categorise and escalate appropriate security events across the various geographies that Ardagh operates within to the SOC Lead
  • Review security events and potential threats and report to the SOC Lead if they are above Ardagh’s agreed risk threshold or meet incident criteria
  • Ensure accountability and full ownership of incidents escalated by the L2 SOC Analyst, and ensure mitigating actions performed adhere to internal quality standards and industry leading practices
  • Detect and address potential cyber-attacks and/or breaches through host, network, application, and security device monitoring
  • Follow standard processes outlined towards management of chain of custody post a cyber incident
  • Interface with the Incident Response Management function to report potential or actual incidents that have occurred and support the incident management process
  • Manage the onboarding of a host of devices to the SIEM tool not limited to network devices, servers, databases, and domain controllers
  • Normalise and aggregate collected data from the SIEM to understand Ardagh’s current threat scope
  • Analyse security monitoring data to identify and detect threats
  • Provide threat and vulnerability analysis, as well as security advisory services to the SOC Lead
  • Interface with the Forensics & Investigation function to help identify entry-points and the impact of security breaches
  • Understand the baseline of network and system activity and using analytics to identify anomalies that could indicate potential malicious activity or breaches




  • A Bachelors degree (or equivalent) in a related technical area, preferably in a programming or computer science discipline. 
  • A baseline level of knowledge on the Information Security Management Standard (ISO 27001) and NIST CSF
  • One or more of the following certifications: IBM Certified SOC Analyst, CompTIA CySA+, MS Certified Security Operations Analyst, GCFA, GCFE, or CEH


About Ardagh Group

Ardagh Group is a global leader in metal and glass packaging solutions, producing packaging for the world’s leading brands. We trace our roots all the way back to the Irish Glass Bottle Company, founded in 1932. Since then we have grown rapidly to a team of more than 16,000 people with revenues of almost $7 billion. Today we have a presence across Europe and the Americas.

Our modern Dublin office is located in the Central Business Park in Sandyford. Our Dublin team has almost one hundred employees working in finance, IT, procurement, and HR.

  • Did you know that Ardagh produce many of the beverage cans and bottles you drink your favourite beverages from?
  • Did you know we produce metal and glass packaging which are permanent materials, meaning they can be infinitely recycled without any loss of quality?
  • Did you know we produce more than 160 million containers per day?

Ardagh is passionate about sustainability and have a reputation for innovation. We push the boundaries of what’s possible, pioneering new production methods, new design techniques and new ways to recycle and save energy. Our aim is to reduce any negative environmental impact whilst remaining economically sustainable and socially responsible.

We believe that the success of our business depends on the success of our people. We strive to create working environments where our employees feel valued, can work to their full potential, and where their achievements are celebrated.

Here at Ardagh, we offer exciting and rewarding opportunities for talented and creative people. If you have ambition and want to make an impact with your career, come and join our team, you’ll enjoy the journey!

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