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Information Security Analyst - Birmingham, West Midlands

  • Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + package
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Birmingham, West Midlands
  • Sector: Security
  • Date posted: 24/07/2017
  • Job reference: J370528A

Information Security Analyst - Birmingham, West Midlands

New and exciting opportunity for a passionate and dedicated Information Security Analyst looking for the next stage in their career.

Our client is a growing Financial Services Organisation, looking for an experienced Information Security Analyst to join their talented team based in Birmingham.

Your responsibilities will include;

  • Identify and escalate Information Security risks, incidents or issues
  • Provide support and assistance with both internal and external audits relating to information security
  • Ensuring information security requirements are met for all projects across the business.
  • Assist in the development of annual compliance test schedules for IT Controls
  • Assist Third Party due diligence and information security audit assurance
  • Undertake compliance testing of IT Controls in accordance with the annual test schedule, following control testing guidelines advised by the Group Risk and Compliance
  • Compliance reporting on external frameworks (Namely PCI-DSS, ISO 27001, and GDPR)
  • Manage the PCI DSS Self-Assessment Questionnaire process ensuring that the questionnaire is completed by its annual deadline
  • Identify and escalate risks, vulnerabilities, and threats
  • Establish and maintain ongoing relationships with internal and external stakeholders.

Required skills and experience include;

  • Experience of one or more of the following
    • Information security frameworks. Namely; PCI-DSS, GDPR, ISO27k
    • Vulnerability Management
    • Documentation and Policy creation
    • Experience and excellent understanding of working with information security policies and standards
    • Risk management process
  • Broad understanding and/or experience of information technology stacks including server, networks, client, and security technologies.
  • Due diligence experience and third party assurance.
  • Previous experience of working within Financial Services would be advantageous.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, strong analytical approach and strong critical thinking approach
  • Desirable Qualifications but not essential include CEH, CISM, CISSP, ISO 27001 Lead Implementer, ISO 27001 Lead Auditor

The company is decidedly investing in their Information Security and looking to expand the division; with the object of ensuring accountability and preparedness for the current cyber climate. Now is the perfect time to join.

Is this the next step for you?

Interviews are taking place immediately, send a CV ASAP or to find out more call 01619 243912

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