IT Security Analyst

Guildford Technology Accounts
14 Apr 2018
17 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
IT Security Analyst sought by a great business with offices next to North Greenwich tube station
You will work within a large team and be the “go to” person for all IT Security issues/processes

Purpose of Role:
The main purpose of this job is to identify and provide defences against the threats and risks to information security by developing and making use of administrative controls (e.g. policies, standards, procedures, guidelines and training materials), risk assessment and auditing activities.

Reporting to the Infrastructure manager and working as an integral part of the Infrastructure Team, the security analyst is responsible for proactive and
reactive security compliance activities.

You will have experience in operating vulnerability scanning tools, penetration testing, log management systems as well as have the ability to understand and interpret test results.

Key responsibilities:
• The proactive management of the business Unified Threat Management system.
• Support for the maintenance and monitoring of network access control systems.
• The use of the business vulnerability scanning and networking monitoring tools and subsequent analysis and reporting of data.
• To lead on Cyber Security compliance activities.
• To support investigations into security incidents and computer misuse allegations.
• To respond to security incidents, identifying the method of attack used, determining the damage caused and recommending any action required to prevent reoccurrence.
• To provide detailed information and documentation using the knowledgebase to ensure effective dissemination of information and efficient troubleshooting.
• The involvement in security incident activities with other groups
• Together with the Infrastructure Manager, ensure information security requirements are incorporated into documented agreements and terms of conditions / service.

Experience sought:
• At least 3 years working within IT Security
• Industry relevant and recognised IT security certification
• Knowledge and experience in the development of enterprise security solutions and implementation of security principles and relevant standards

In return you will be entitled to a generous holiday (30 days), a fantastic pension and a great work life balance (No on call)

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