Cyber Security Analyst

Location:
England
Job Type:
Contract
Industry:
Cyber Security
Job reference:
DC1394_1617212064
Posted:
13 days ago

Cyber Security Analyst

Experis are currently recruiting for a Cyber Security Analyst position with a Higher Education organisation the UK. The successful contractor will undertake a number of activities to support business wide Cyber security objectives and provide evidence-based assurance against internal standards and external contractual requirements.

You will also be responsible for collecting and analysing inputs and identifying and facilitating long term improvements.

Responsibilities:

  • Conducting assurance reviews, and producing readily accessible, interpretable and actionable outputs.
  • Supporting the development and implementation of a Cyber Security Framework.
  • Collecting and analysing data to provide an accurate view of the cyber security position and compliance with applicable contractual obligations.
  • Working with key stakeholders to monitor their cyber security improvement plans.
  • Identifying and implementing risk mitigation from analysis of our SEIM product (Elastic)
  • Producing reports for both technical and non-technical audiences

Essential Experience:

  • Experience in data collection and analysis
  • Understanding of Information Assurance and related activities
  • Experience in conducting objective assurance reviews
  • Knowledge of external Information Security standards and frameworks, such as: Cyber Essentials + and ISO 27001
  • Broad experience in risk management and the application of risk management methodologies
  • Information Security related degree or equivalent experience
  • RelevantCyber Security Qualifications including but not limited to:
    • CompTIA - Security+
    • Certificate in Information Security Management Principles (CISMP)
    • Certificate Information Security Systems Professional (CISSP)
    • Experience working with SIEM products with knowledge of Elastic products especially beneficial
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