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IT Security Analyst

  • Location:

    Staffordshire

  • Sector:

    DevOps & SRE

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £30k - 45k per year

  • Contact:

    Thomas Sillitto

  • Contact email:

    thomassillitto@unitingambition.com

  • Contact phone:

    01782 557386

  • Job ref:

    IT Sec

  • Published:

    12 days ago

  • Duration:

    Permanent

  • Expiry date:

    2021-01-16

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

IT Security Analyst, Staffordshire, £30,000-£45,000

Responsible for providing IT Security for a business with a global client base, who have continued to grow throughout Covid and have plans to continue that growth into 2021.

You will be the ambassador for sensible security measures, there will be many quick wins and long-term strategic involvement.

A great opportunity for an IT engineer with interest and specific experience within security, or a security analyst wanting to broaden skill set and play lead role in raising security awareness within the IT driven business environment.

The IT Security Analyst’s focus is on monitoring/managing the company’s implemented IT security solutions across all approved technologies and assisting in projects where IT security solutions are designed and delivered.

Scope of Role:-

• The IT Security Analyst will be responsible for completing the foregoing work and tasks, and act as a co-ordinator and SME for all IT Security matters.
• Manage and monitor IT Security framework to maintain compliance across the group.
• Monitor, report on and respond to common IT Security
• Review and validate all management information generated from company security products
• Promote awareness and adherence to the Information Security policy, processes and standards.

Skills / Competencies Required:

• Experience of preparing and helping with IT Security Audits
• Proven experience with establishing a monitoring and reporting programme Experience in undertaking risk assessments.
• Know-how and administrator-level knowledge in operating security management tools, including report generation and interpretation.
• Experience with threat analysis and risk management.
• CISSP or CISM qualified – advantageous but not essential

Responsibilities / Accountabilities:-

• Delivery of IT Security projects supporting the business plan and strategy.
• Perform validation checks on IT risk and compliance review documents.
• Management and reporting on IT Security risk review documentation.
• Production of regular service reporting suite and execution of resulting actions.
• Business support in IT Security.
• Communicate gaps in IT Security which affect regulatory and legislative compliance.
• Ensure all work performed complies with company standards and policies.
• Attend regular subject matter related conferences (IPExpo, Info Sec conference).
• Work proactively with the IT Operations team to ensure compliance.

Skills and Competencies:-

• Information/IT security
• Threat analysis
• Vulnerability management
• Demonstrable expertise in Excel and similar data manipulation/reporting tools.
• Excellent communication and networking skills.
• Logical and methodical approach to problem solving.
• Excellent customer service skills.
• Ability to work well under pressure.
• Ability to manage own workload and prioritise workload effectively.
• Knowledge and experience of the ISO27001 standard.
• Computer-related degree or equivalent.

Personal qualities suited to this role and business:

• Tenacity and ability to respond to significant challenge.
• Proactive structured and logical thinker to enable decision making.
• Honest and frank about issues as well as successes.
• Desire to succeed.
• Resilient in the face of change and challenge.


The opportunity is open ended for someone with initiative, ideas and enthusiasm for change and continuous improvement.

You will not be hand-held, this is a role for a self starter, not afraid of taking measured risks within the confines of a role designed to minimise risk!

 

For a confidential chat please contact TomSillitto@unitingambition.com

IT Security Analyst, Staffordshire, £30,000-£45,000