Security Analyst - Financial Services

Jenrick Commercial
£35000 - £43000 per annum, Benefits: Great Benefit
07 Nov 2017
15 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Security Analyst - Brighton, East Sussex - c. £40,000 p.a. - Permanent - Fantastic Corporate Benefits - Security Analyst is required for a leading UK financial services and insurance company who have fantastic offices just outside of Brighton. This leading financial service and insurance company who have over £1 million customers have a new position for a Security Analyst. The successful Security Analyst will be based within the shared service division that supports the business across the UK and abroad. Duties: - Implement and operate regular security assurance activities to allow effective governance and security oversight of key suppliers; - Apply good practice for process and reporting to deliver on the above activities; - Develop and enhance security oversight capabilities and services for use internally. - Support IT operations team in the areas of: - Security audits, intrusion and penetration tests - Security control effectiveness - Security infrastructure testing and oversight - 3rd party supplied security management information (MI) - Service Support - Support teams when they perform RFPs, undertake 3rd party agreements, and when they undertake security audits, intrusion and penetration tests. - Provide support and technical guidance on the adoption of new testing tools and assist team with meeting obligations around regular security testing. - Provide technical security advice and support with policy exceptions from different business divisions in relation to projects or systems already in place. - Security Governance - Support teams when they work on policy and standards including when they oversee compliance against them and provide guidance on their operational enforcement. - Partner with the due diligence team to measure adherence to third party security oversight principles and practice. Qualifications - Appropriate security qualification for the role would include Security+, SSCP, GIAC Cyber Defence certifications, CEH or CISSP. - Ideally educated to degree level` Knowledge - IT Security, including good understanding of associated technologies and architectures - IT security principles, guidance and technical standards - Fully abreast of trends and changing technologies as they relate to information security threats and control The successful Security Analyst requires experience in: - Security operations or similar technical/IT environment - Installing and using security software, ideally assessment and configuration tools (i.e. automated vulnerability scanners, security auditing tools, network vulnerability tools, firewall rule evaluation etc.) - Understanding, interpreting and explaining output from security tools - Coordinating and working with on shore and offshore staff - Creation of reports and presenting data in easily understandable formats If you are an experienced Security Analyst with a financial services background then please apply now via the job board or contact Sophie Gray at Jenrick Commercial Recruitment.
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