IT Security Analyst

Recruiter
Babbage Lovelace Limited
Location
Birmingham
Salary
35-37,000
Posted
09 Nov 2017
Closes
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

The West Midlands Fire Service is a professional and critical part of the UK emergency services, and working for us means you have a mission in your work. We are looking for a Computer Security Specialist to implement and maintain our security systems. Responsibilities of the role include:

  • Analyzing IT specifications to assess security risks
  • Design and implement safety measures and data recovery plans
  • Install, configure and upgrade security software (e.g. antivirus programs)
  • Secure networks through firewalls, password protection and other systems
  • Inspect hardware for vulnerable points of access
  • Monitor network activity to identify issues early and communicate them to IT teams
  • Act on privacy breaches and malware threats
  • Serve as a security expert and conduct trainings when needed
  • Draft policies and guidelines

The Security Analyst will have proven commercial experience as a computer security specialist, and their skill set will include:

  • Familiarity with security frameworks (e.g. NIST Cybersecurity framework) and risk management methodologies
  • Knowledge of patch management, firewalls and intrusion detection/prevention systems (e.g. TippingPoint, Languard)
  • Familiarity with public key infrastructure (PKI) and cryptographic protocols (e.g. SSL/ TLS)
  • An analytical mind with excellent problem-solving ability
  • Outstanding communication and organization skills
  • Experience of working in an Agile environment is advantageous

The role sits within a small development team located at our modern offices in Birmingham. The Fire service offer a structured career and training plan, the opportunity to work with an extremely talented team on applications that are essential to public safety, and utilise cutting edge technology and complexity.


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