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Information Security Analyst (Software Development background)

  • Location:

    Manchester

  • Sector:

    Software Engineering

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £55k - 70k per year

  • Contact:

    Thomas Sillitto

  • Contact email:

    thomassillitto@unitingambition.com

  • Contact phone:

    01782 557386

  • Job ref:

    InfoSecSoft

  • Published:

    8 months ago

  • Duration:

    Permanent

  • Expiry date:

    2024-04-19

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Information Security Analyst (Software Development Background), Northwest or Cheshire, £55,000 - £70,000

You will be working for leading technology company operating globally. Our mission is to provide secure and reliable software customer facing web and mobile applications. As we continue to grow, we are seeking a talented Information Security Analyst with a strong software development background to join our dynamic team.

As an Information Security Analyst, you will play a vital role in safeguarding our systems and ensuring the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of our software applications. Your expertise in software development will enable you to identify and address security vulnerabilities, assess risks, and develop robust security measures. In collaboration with our development teams, you will contribute to the creation of secure code, perform code reviews, and implement best practices throughout the software development lifecycle.

Responsibilities:

  • Conduct thorough security assessments of software applications, including code review, penetration testing, and vulnerability scanning.
  • Collaborate with development teams to design and implement security controls and best practices.
  • Perform risk assessments to identify potential vulnerabilities and recommend mitigation strategies.
  • Develop and maintain security policies, standards, and procedures.
  • Stay up to date with the latest security trends, vulnerabilities, and best practices.
  • Provide guidance and support to development teams in implementing secure coding practices.
  • Investigate and respond to security incidents, conducting forensic analysis when necessary.
  • Participate in security audits and compliance assessments.

Desired Skills

  • Strong knowledge of software development methodologies and best practices, including secure coding techniques.
  • Familiarity with industry standards and frameworks such as OWASP, NIST, and ISO 27001.
  • Ability to read and review code in at least one programming languages (e.g., Java, C++, Python, C#, Golang, JavaScript) and web technologies.
  • Experience with vulnerability scanning tools, penetration testing, and secure code review.
  • Knowledge of network protocols, operating systems, and databases.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal abilities.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Relevant certifications such as Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) or Certified Secure Software Lifecycle Professional (CSSLP).
  • Understanding of encryption algorithms, authentication protocols, and secure communication.

If you want to contribute to the creation of secure software applications used globally, if you are passionate about information security, have a strong software development background, and are eager to enhance your skills in a challenging and collaborative environment, we would love to hear from you.

Information Security Analyst (Software Development Background), Northwest or Cheshire, £55,000 - £70,000