Information Security Analyst

Recruiter
Ashdown Group
Location
London (Central)
Posted
14 Apr 2018
Closes
18 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Information Security Analyst - City of London
A highly successful, global business based in London are looking for an Information Security Analyst to join their team.
You will work to provide assurance that all security related alerts are triaged effectively, and support any subsequent investigations by the tier 2 analysts. Key responsibilities include:
*Firewall change management, and a variety of auditing tasks, to ensure all security controls and processes are configured and operating correctly.
*Conduct operational monitoring of network security technologies and enable rapid detection, investigation and response to malicious activity.
*Assist in developing an optimised SIEM environment, through the analysis of alerts and potential threats, and proposing improvements.
*Participate in the information security incident response/management process which encompasses triage, investigation (including log and malware analysis), response and mitigation.
*Support the undertaking of regular vulnerability tests of infrastructure and applications across the company, and ensuring the relevant findings are recorded and fixed.
*Support the team in ensuring security tools are implemented correctly and that IG corporate security policies and operational procedures are followed appropriately.
The ideal candidate will have the following attributes:
*Strong analytical and investigation skills
*A good understanding of tools and techniques used by ethical hackers including vulnerability testing tools and methodologies.
*A good understanding of commonly used information security tools and concepts (including Intrusion Detection, Data Loss Prevention and Vulnerability Scanning).
*Knowledge of TCP/IP Protocols, network analysis, and network/security applications
*Experience in a Security Operations team.
*Experience/understanding of malware analysis.
*Understanding of SIEM technologies
*Demonstrable collaborator, team player and flexible in approach
*Ability to participate in technical conversations with various technical support groups
CCNA, CCNP or CISP accreditation would be advantageous.
The salary on offer for this role is circa £45,000 plus bonus and benefits.
To apply, please submit a copy of your CV including reference ASH16673AL3 in the subject line.

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