Senior Information Security Analyst -

GCS Recruitment Specialists Ltd
Reading, UK
20 Oct 2019
05 Nov 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
I'm currently working with company in Reading who have a number of offices based across the UK to find a Senior Information Security Analyst to join the company and be based at their Reading office.

Having previous experience in a Security focused role is ESSENTIAL. (Preferably in a SOC OR Operations Environment)

Some of your key responsibilities will include:
  • Develop an understanding of the threats, risks, vulnerabilities and evolving attack vectors facing the business
  • Constantly analyse and make recommendations to implement effective security controls, system hardening and provide consistent security controls for projects
  • Maintain accurate logs of security events and incidents
  • Assist in the management of patching, vulnerability analysis and penetration testing to ensure recommendations are risk assessed and implemented in a timely manner
  • Assist in group security training and awareness campaigns
  • Assist in reviewing the market for effective information security solutions
  • Assist in annual review of suppliers' information security processes
  • Assist as required with client information security questionnaires
  • Assist IT with Security Administration

The key skills/experience the ideal candidate will hold includes (Please note these are all desirable)
  • Strong understanding of security operations and keen to learn
  • Ability to work constructively with IT, in a team and with end users
  • Detailed understanding of Security Infrastructure design and IT Security best practice
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills with ability to create, update and maintain network diagrams
  • Detailed knowledge of security products, SIEM, AV, security gateways, firewalls, load-balancers, ACLs, routing and switching
  • Strong understanding of common IT protocols, infrastructure and systems e.g. Networks, Domains and virtualised infrastructure.

If you're interested and would like some more information please click apply now or send your most up-to-date CV and contact details to or click apply now. Upon doing so I'll be happy to discuss the full details of the role with you and send over the job spec and company information.

GCS Computer Recruitment Services is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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