Information Security Analyst

Vida Homeloans
30 Sep 2017
03 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Role Purpose/ Overview

Technology Services (IT) Belmont Green’s IT Department, is responsible for the delivery of all IT related services, functions and capabilities across Belmont Green. The IT function is predominately located in the Staines office, with a satellite office based in central London. IT services are outsourced to a 3rd party partner for 1st and 2nd line, Infrastructure and Telephony services but delivered in a collaborative manner with internal IT stakeholders. Requests, Incidents and queries that cannot be resolved remotely will need to be managed on site, this role is to provide the organisation with a subject matter expert in Cyber security technologies and control mechanisms.

Belmont Green’s products and services are the lifeblood of our business, and timely and accurate representation in the marketplace is paramount to our profitability and reputation, as is sound insight on which to base key decisions.

Major Activities

·Identifying opportunities to reduce risks, researching latest security trends and best practises, working with 3rd party strategic partners to ensure correct security measures are in place and reviewed regularly.

·Develop security standards and best practise for the organisation, working with all levels of the business to ensure buy-in and implementation.

·Establish and manage system controls by developing framework for controls and levels of access, recommending improvements.

·Develop security awareness by providing orientation, educational programs and on-going communication.

Key areas of accountability

·Leading the technical support of security deployed technologies, including security threat intelligence and prevention, network and cloud security.

·Providing security consultancy for project initiatives, ensuring all security requirements are met in line with company policy and best practise.

·Tasked to work closely with business stakeholders and technical specialists to deliver processes and solutions that will allow information security requirements to be met.

·Manage application recertification and audit requirements that will be both BAU and ad hoc requests.

·Play a key part in managing cyber security incidents within specific business areas and ensure communication across the business.

·Assist with routine security procedures including password resets, backup-ups, patching, software updates etc. when required.

Skills & Experience

·Essential: Graduate or equivalent 3 to 5 years’ experience the Security & Support function.

·Essential: Cyber Security, Information Security operations IDS, IPS experience.

·Essential: Strong skills in Malware Detection, Vulnerability Assessment, Firewall Management (WAF)

·Essential: Strong understanding of Data Loss prevention.

·Essential: Strong understanding of ISO27001 & IT Security Audit.

·Ideal: Understanding of Information Security Architecture & Infrastructure.

·Ideal: Experience of SIEM tools and incident response.

·Preferred: Certifications in, CISSP, ITIL, CISM or similar.

Leadership skills and personal Qualities

·Communicates in a constructive, friendly and positive manner that demonstrates respect and sets an example to all.

·Identifies methods and implements robust solutions which serve to continuously improve service delivery.

·Sets the standard for collaboration across the organisation by clear communication to all and communicating regularly and consistently to peers.

·Takes responsibility to manage and lead Requests and Incidents by clearly communicating with suppliers, BGFL Stakeholders and Users.

This job was originally posted as