IT Security Analyst

Pertemps Managed Solutions
12 Feb 2017
12 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Information Security Analyst

Due to continued business demand, my client it looking for a passionate Security analyst to join their security team.  There is a Security Transformation Programme being launched to improve our security posture and information management practices.

This is a well-established and highly ambitious organisation that sits firmly within the non-profit housing association.


- Support the delivery of the information security strategy, including helping to:

- further maturing the information security capability and function
- further raising awareness of information security amongst colleagues
- reduce the business’s exposure to cyber security risks
- Manage and co-ordinate the incident response process and work collaboratively with multiple stakeholders to help maintain, contain, respond, resolve and report on any security incidents and breaches  
- Be a subject matter expert (SME) to provide security consultancy and requirements to new IT projects and business change/led initiatives, to ensure the requirements are incorporated into the designs, and built into final solutions.

Skills / Experience

- A pragmatic approach to information security

- Experience in managing and responding to security threats and incidents
- Experience in defining security requirements for new IT projects and initiatives, and helping project teams embed security into business processes, IT solutions and systems
- Experience in or exposure to delivering security improvement projects
- Experience in and understanding of working in a digital environment and/or be involved in digital transformation programmes
- Experience in working in Office 365 environments will be desirable
- Security certifications (e.g. CISSP, CISA, CISM, MSc in Information Security) would be advantageous
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills, and ability to articulate information security concepts and principles in business friendly language
- Strong stakeholder communication, management and influencing skills.
- Enthusiasm and passion for all things information security

Location – West London

Salary – £30 - £50K + Benefits