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IT Security Analyst

Location: 
Solihull
Salary: 
£50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits + Progression
Contract Type: 
Permanent

IO Associates are helping an international organisation in Birmingham recruit a IT Security Analyst. The successful candidate will ensure that security is central to everything across the business, and a key consideration in all business projects.

This role will involve completing security testing of new solutions and taking responsibility for formal security sign-off for projects and new suppliers. It will also include assisting in managing day to day security operations, implementing new security systems, responding to security queries across the business and assisting with incident response.

Headlines:
Role: IT Security Analyst
Salary: £50,000 - £55, 000 + Good Benefits
Location: Birmingham

Key Responsibilities:
* Formally document security requirements for all business projects, ensuring all security requirements are understood and are included in solution designs.
* Gain security sign-off from the Global Information Security team for all projects ahead of implementation, as well as ensure that any identified risks are clearly communicated and accepted by the relevant project sponsor.
* Complete security assessments of current and potential suppliers.
* Work with suppliers to ensure that that they understand and adhere to all security requirements.
* Complete vulnerability scans of new systems and applications.
* Respond to security questions from staff, suppliers and clients.
* Assist with the implementation of new security systems and delivery of the IT security strategy.
* Assist with the day to day management of security systems, ensuring an optimal level of security is maintained.
* Create and maintain security policies and procedures.

Essential Experience
* Proven ability with analysing solution designs and assessing the most important security controls, as well as having a good understanding of the risk of not having certain security controls in place.
* Good knowledge of the current threat landscape and latest defence techniques.
* Good understanding of information security concepts and principles.
* Good knowledge of security from the perspective of securing servers, workstations, network infrastructure, web applications, architecture and access management.
* Substantial experience in an IT Security related role.
* Experience working on projects, analysing designs, defining security requirements and assessing risks.

Audit, Governance, Technical Writing, Control + Risk Management experience is also key.

Interested? Please get in touch!

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