Senior IT Security Operations Analyst

Department:  IT
City:  London
Location:  GB


Founded in 1856 by Thomas Burberry, Burberry is a global luxury brand with a distinctly British attitude. We are a global business with an extensive network of both owned and franchised stores across EMEIA, Asia Pacific and Americas. We are digital pioneers, and innovative technology underpins every aspect of our business, from product design to distribution and marketing. We believe that modern luxury means being socially and environmentally responsible; this mindset is core to our business and key to our long-term success.


The Burberry Security Operations team is globally responsible for security monitoring, incident response, engineering, threat and vulnerability management and identity and access management. The Senior Security Operations Analyst will be responsible for providing security monitoring, threat hunting, security automation and incident response services.

We are an innovative team, currently working to increase our use of automation across our security landscape. The role will provide opportunities to input into the development of new capabilities, using a number of leading security technologies.

This role will also provide opportunities to gain experience in other areas of Security Operations, such as Vulnerability Management and Security Engineering.


The Senior SOC analyst will be responsible for:

  • Identifying and developing security monitoring and automation use cases.
  • Performing security alert analysis, threat hunting and investigation activities across multiple technologies to ensure that security incidents are identified in a timely manner.
  • Carrying out assessment of security incidents.
  • Supporting security incident response activities.
  • Identification and research of external security threats.
  • Providing continuous service improvement and development.
  • Supporting and developing automated security reporting.
  • Providing assurance of changes to security systems.
  • Identification of security system status or security changes that are not in line with process.
  • Participation in a 24x7 security incident response on-call rotation.


  • Bachelors or Master’s Degree in relevant Technology/IT Security subject.
  • Relevant academic or industry certification relevant qualifications such as CISSP, CEH, GIAC-GCIA.
  • Splunk Certifications Beneficial.
  • Passionate about security – keeps up to date on the latest news, trends and threats.



  • Experience with the use of SIEM tools to monitor and investigate attacks and other security events.
  • Security monitoring and incident response within a Cloud environment.
  • Experience with Malware Analysis and Virtualized Malware Environments.
  • Scripting knowledge (PowerShell, Python, VB, etc.).
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving capabilities.
  • High attention to detail.
  • Strong verbal & written communication skills.
  • Uses discretion in identifying and resolving complex problems and assignments.
  • Determines when issues should be escalated to a higher level..



  • Experience with Splunk (certification preferable).
  • Incident Management (CSIRT) Experience.
  • SOC (Security Operations Centre) Experience.
  • Security knowledge in one or more of following areas: Windows (server and desktop), Unix (multiple flavours), MAC OS X, Office 365, Azure, AWS.
  • Security Automation Experience (pref Splunk Phantom).
  • Web Application Security knowledge (web-based attacks).
  • Malware analysis.
  • Retail sector experience.


Burberry is an Equal Opportunities Employer and as such, treats all applications equally and recruits purely on the basis of skills and experience.


Posting Notes: United Kingdom || Not Applicable || London || IT || INFORMATION SECURITY || n/a ||

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