Security Analyst

ESA Group
16 Feb 2017
16 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Security Analyst

Location: Birmingham

Salary: Up to £45,000 + benefits

Job type: Permanent

Working hours: 37.5 per week, Monday-Friday

My client, a leading financial services organisation in Birmingham, is looking for an experienced Security Analyst to join their existing team of four. The opportunity has arisen as they are looking to appoint a hands-on analyst to assess the security of their systems.

You will be rewarded with a competitive salary and excellent benefits. The team you will work with are all passionate about cyber security, and are looking to further develop their systems to pre-empt and prevent future security risks and evolving threats.

You will enjoy working as part of a team and autonomously, in a fast-paced environment and with the latest technologies.

Main responsibilities:

  • Evaluating and testing infrastructure and applications
  • Implementing and managing automated testing prior to deployment
  • Incorporating security processes into the development lifecycle
  • Maintaining overarching responsibility for security aspects identified during testing
  • Liaising with the technical team throughout the development and testing process
  • Daily monitoring of security monitors and tools to escalate or take action
  • Ensuring adherence to relevant legislation and professional standards
  • Mentoring junior members of the team

Essential skills:

  • Proven track record of hands-on security testing and analysis
  • Excellent diagnostic skills
  • Experience with a variety of analysis tools (e.g. Fiddler, Wireshark, Zap, etc.)
  • Excellent knowledge of OWASP Top 10
  • Windows and Active Directory
  • Solid knowledge of Networks, Firewalls, Security Information and Event Management (SIEM), IPS
  • Good knowledge of Office 365 (inc. Sharepoint, Dynamics)
  • Good knowledge of ITIL, ISO27001, PCI-DSS