Senior Cyber Security Analyst

Recruiter
Hotfoot Recruitment
Location
Halifax, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
11 Jun 2019
Closes
19 Jun 2019
Ref
1177631588
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Security underpins all of this massive client's digital activities and over the last few years the risk of cyber attacks against their systems has increased dramatically and continues to do so constantly.

Increasingly complex attacks are being launched by a variety of threat sources including amongst others organised cyber criminals and nation state actors. Current business priorities and the use of innovative and disruptive new technologies create new exposures and new regulations such as GDPR require cyber security to be at the forefront of their IT services.

The Role

To help the client operate the best cyber security facility to protect their business, information and communities, they are looking for a Senior Cyber Security Analyst to join the team.

This varied role conducts activities across all areas of the risk management programme. It will be highly integrated within technical and process change projects providing advice and guidance about the implementation and management of cyber security controls.

To support your cyber security skills, you'll be expected to have a good understanding of a broad range of IT operation activities and technology alongside detailed technical and process cyber security controls. The role will be involved in securing the delivery of IT services at all stages of the lifecycle from strategy, through to design and implementation into operation and decommissioning.

Essential Skills

In depth understanding of technical security systems (e.g. internet filtering, antimalware, vulnerability management, penetration testing, DLP, SIEM and firewalls) ?

Experience of information security and / or network security experience including administering and supporting IT security, risk and compliance program(s) ?

Knowledge of IT security and compliance standards and regulations ?

Good analytical and communication skills ?

Solid understanding and demonstrated experience with network, operating systems, database, and application security concepts, methodologies and technologies required - Microsoft Windows 7 / Windows 10 / Office 2010 / Office 365 - Microsoft Server 2008 / 2012 - Active Directory / DHCP ? TCP / IP Networking / Client for Microsoft Networking / Basic DSL Router Config / VPN & Remote Support Tools ?

Firewall Configuration ?

Has an in depth understanding of what Information Security is and what the threats are ?

Good communication skills, verbal and written in English

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