Graduate Security Analyst

N Brown Group
Up to £21,000 per annum
31 Oct 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
We have a fantastic opportunity for a Graduate Security Analyst based in Manchester looking to start their career in a fast-paced, digital centre of excellence. You will work at the heart of our business to support the delivery of services critical to the performance of the organisation.

Information Security and data protection are crucial to our business. You'll work closely with-IT project delivery and service management teams to identify and understand any security gaps, threats and vulnerabilities; ensuring appropriate countermeasures and risk mitigations are identified, prioritised and implemented. You'll also perform risk assessments of third-party suppliers with access to N Brown data, agreeing appropriate risk mitigation plans to ensure the confidentiality and integrity of this data.

As the Graduate Security Analyst your duties will include:

- Working with project delivery teams to ensure that all plans include adequate security controls, documenting any gaps with IT Security policy and standards and ensuring appropriate mitigation plans agreed and delivered.
- Working with N Brown IT colleagues to ensure that access control methods and other security controls remain effective and fit-for-purpose and are administered correctly.
- Development and implementation of a rolling programme of third-party risk assessments to assess third-party compliance with N Brown's Information Security Policy, identifying gaps and ensuing appropriate risk mitigation plans are agreed and delivered.
- Maintenance of personal and corporate awareness of current Information Security Issues, e.g. emerging vulnerabilities and zero-day exploits, and to identify appropriate risk mitigation counter-measures.
- Providing advice, guidance and support to people and teams across N Brown on the subject of Cyber Security and IT Risk Management.
- Day-to-day administration of the Cyber Security team including, for example, maintenance of risk registers, production of Security MI and KPI's and overseeing the completion and delivery of IT audit actions.

To be a successful Graduate Security Analyst you will have the following skills and experience:

- A knowledgeable and ambitious graduate.
- A minimum 2:1 degree in a Cyber Security related field such as Information Security, Computer Security or Forensic Computing.
- Ideally, you'll have some work experience in an IT Security environment, however, this is not essential.
- Highly self-motivated, organised and eager to learn.
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills are essential as you'll be liaising with colleagues and teams at all levels of the business on a regular basis.
- A natural problem solver with a positive and flexible outlook, along with the ability to manage a varied workload in a rapidly changing environment.

In return for your hard work and commitment, the Graduate Security Analyst will receive a competitive salary of up to £21,000 per annum and benefits package, whilst also having the opportunity to develop in the field of cybersecurity.

Employees in our business may have access to our customers' personal data therefore for a number of our roles, offers of employment are subject to a satisfactory criminal record check. Having a criminal record will not necessarily prevent an individual from obtaining a position with N Brown Group.
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