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IT Security Analyst

  • Job reference: ML - 24934
  • Location: London
  • Job type: Contract
  • Start date: Not specified
  • Contact: Not specified
  • Sector: Information and Cyber Security
  • Salary: £500 - £550 per day

IT Security Analyst

FTSE 100 Real Estate Firm require an IT Security Analyst to work within the Group Technology Information Security Team and will be responsible for supporting the team by assessing information risk and to facilitate remediation of identified vulnerabilities for IT security and IT risk across the business.

The ideal candidate will have the following experience:

  • Performing vulnerability assessments and be able to interpret the results and required actions to facilitate remediation in a timely manner.
  • Experience of performing assessments of the IT security/risk posture within the IT network, systems and software applications with little supervision. Identifies opportunities to reduce risk and documents remediation options regarding acceptance or mitigation of IT risk scenarios as part of the information security maturity plan. Provides weekly remediation status reports, including outstanding issues.
  • An understanding of industry level security standards is required in order be able to reference such standards in remediation reports produced, e.g., ISO27001/2, Information Forum Standard of Good Practice etc.
  • Documenting and adhering to technical hardening standards (CIS) to ensure security is adopted during the build process, and to ensure such systems are also included within the patch management cycle considering availability requirements.
  • Cloud security configuration requirements is essential as is facilitating both vulnerability assessments and penetration tests with 3rd parties as required.
  • Technical security investigations by analysing logs etc.
  • Interpret policy in to actionable, repeatable tasks and where necessary feed in to policy amendments to reflect new technology or processes.

Additional experience in the following technologies will be advantageous:

Sophos, Nessus, Qualys, Amazon Web Services, Cisco Firewalls, Juniper firewalls including Unified Threat Management (UTM), General firewall Rule reviews, Dark Trace, Azure and Office 365, SIEM, IAM, Mimecast, Websense, Alienvault, SCCM, WSUS, CASB (Cloud Access Security Brokers) knowledge/experience. Good working knowledge of encryption methodologies such as PKI.SSO technologies such as Okta or similar.

Should you be interested and feel you are a good fit, please do not hesitate to apply to or call me on 02079321644.

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