IT Security Analyst

Pearson Whiffin IT
£35000 - £40000/annum Bonus, Healthcare, 8% Pension
23 Jul 2017
22 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
IT Security Analyst - Chatham, Kent - £40,000 plus excellent benefits - August/September Start

I am currently looking for a IT Security Analyst to join a very successful business based in Medway, Kent. This role is an oversight and assurance role which will focus on writing/updating information security policies, managing IT security incidents, performing risk assessments/risk treatment plans and security audits on third parties.

Daily duties

* Assist with the development, implementation and improvements to information security policies, standards and guidelines
* Act as an incident manager ensuring that security incident response forms are completed and incidents are managed according to established policies and procedures
* Assist with the maintenance of the IT security risk register, performing risk assessments and forming risk treatment plans
* Assess the security capability of key third parties, including review of security questionnaires and participation in on-site audits
* Recommend changes to the current processes and procedures in order to maximise their effectiveness for protecting the banks critical assets, data and availability of systems
* Produce reporting and statistical analysis for key security controls, metrics, KRI's, KPI's and update dashboards as required by senior management, Risk Committee and the IT Security Governance Committee
* Monitoring the results from risk assessments, penetration testing and vulnerability scans ensuring treatment plans and remedial actions are being progressed
* Provide oversight and assurance of operational activities and the effectiveness of key security controls and protective measures
* Managing key deliverables as defined in the security programme, working with other departments and teams for the delivery of security projects and initiatives
* Delivering information security awareness training, and coordination of the training and awareness programme
* Maintain the company's compliance standards and ensure timely completion of all mandatory on-line training modules and attestations

Key Skills

* Strong experience within an Information Security / IT Security role is essential
* Strong knowledge of conducting risk assessments, security reviews and audits
* Detailed knowledge of ISO27001 and PCI DSS is essential
* Detailed knowledge of IT Risk Management frameworks (ISO, Cobit, NIST or ITIL) is essential
* Basic knowledge of the UK Data Protection Act/GDPR
* Basic knowledge of threats, vulnerabilities and prevention
* Basic knowledge of application security best practices

Benefit's: 24 days holiday plus bank holidays off, holiday purchase scheme (5 days max), Discretionary bonus of up to 10%, Pension 5%/8% employer, Private medical insurance, Private health insurance 75% of your salary, Overtime, Death in service = 4 times basic salary, season ticket loan, cycle to work scheme, eye test vouchers and childcare vouchers, very social working environment, dress down on Fridays, training, quick career development and modern offices.

IT Security Analyst - Chatham, Kent - £40,000 plus excellent benefits - August/September Start