IO Associates are helping a leading organisation recruit an IT Security Analyst. This is an IT Security analyst role requiring a deep understanding of operational IT, IT security operations and security tools. A broad understanding of information security frameworks, standards and policies is also required to help deliver the IT Security strategy and "security-by-design"
Role: IT Security Analyst
Salary: £40,000 - £51,000 + Excellent Benefits
The purpose of this role is to provide governance and assurance to the wider IT department by assisting the IT security manager in delivering and auditing against the policy framework. This will involve a range of activities including consultative engagements, project-work, pro-active security testing and reactive evaluation of threat information, monitoring and reporting.
·To develop and implement technical responses to evolving Information and Cyber security threats, both internal and external.
·To advise on the relevance, use and adherence to applicable IT and information security standards and frameworks.
·To analyse and respond to changes in Information security threat model, risk posture or performance.
·To develop the necessary toolsets to automate security event information management (SEIM) and to analyse and filter the threat information to prioritise operational response
·To document technical policies and best-practice and guide tactical and routine operational procedures and processes.
·Responsible for implementing improvements across IT security practice and process in order to continually update IT security prevention, detection and response capabilities.
·An in-depth knowledge and understanding of information security frameworks, data security standards (DPA / GDPR) and best-practice
·Knowledge and skills relating to developing, implementing and supporting IT security development programmes, initiatives and projects
·Technical Knowledge: Firewalls, IDS, SIEM
·Ability to identify, respond and report on IT Security issues; interpret business requirement implications on IT Security
·A related degree or industry standard qualification
·Previous experience with Vulnerability Assessments
For further details please get in contact ASAP.