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Information Security Analyst

  • Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Hertfordshire
  • Sector: Security
  • Date posted: 28/09/2018
  • Job reference: ER005

IT Security Analyst - Hertfordshire

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

Our client is a large Tech Company with locations throughout the UK and internationally, looking for an IT Security Analyst with a demonstrable interest in IT Security and service delivery to be based in Hertfordshire.

You will be working in partnership with the Security Operations Team and the Information Security Manager to implement customer projects, work with key stake holders and liaise with technical and non-technical people.

Your responsibilities would include:

  • Managing Security change requests, interfacing with technical delivery teams, architects, service delivery managers.
  • Develop relationships with our central Security Operations Centre.
  • Production of reports, where required, and provision of security-related advice to your Information Security Manager and customer on analysed data, to ensure security risks, alerts and events are managed to a professional standard.
  • Review outputs from pen tests and vulnerability scans
  • Manage security incidents and investigations;
  • Analysing and collating data, produced from the various technical security tools, determining the relevance and impact to your assigned customer/s.
  • Auditing of processes to ensure consistent with company policies, amending/updating, where necessary.

Required skills and experience include:

  • Experience of more than one of the following
    • Reviewing and analysing SIEM Logs- AlienVault, LogRhythm, QRadar, Arcsight, RSA,
    • Vulnerability Management
    • Documentation and Reporting
    • Firewalls-Checkpoint, CISCO, Palo Alto, Juniper, Fortinet
    • IPS/IDS
  • Broad understanding and/or experience of information technology stacks including server, networks, client, and security technologies.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, strong analytical approach and strong critical thinking approach
  • Desirable Qualifications but not essential include CEH, CompTIA Security+, CompTIA Network+, CCNA, CCNA Security

Personal Profile:

The ideal candidate will have experience in security tools and an analytical nature. You will be working with people from technical and non-technical backgrounds, it will be important for you to communicate effectively the nature of security risks and threats to the business. We are looking for someone driven who wants to advance their security career and use their technical knowledge to do so.

Are you the person we're looking for?
Interviews are taking place immediately, send a CV ASAP or to find out more call 0161 924 1415

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