Security Operations Analyst

Job Type:
Enterprise Applications
Job reference:
16 days ago

Security Operations Analyst

IR35 Status - PAYE Engagement only
Duration - 12 months
Start Date: ASAP
Location: Buckingham / Remote (within the UK)

About the client:

Our client enables people and businesses throughout the world to realise their full potential by creating technology that transforms the way people work, play, and communicate. They develop and market software, services, and hardware that deliver new opportunities, greater convenience, and enhanced value to people's lives.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Develop, manage and maintain Information Security and Cyber-monitoring activities to actively seek indicators of compromise and stop unauthorised access.
  • Monitor the ongoing security using specialist tools and techniques to identify indicators of compromise and threats to confidentiality, integrity and availability of IT Systems.
  • Support Cyber incidents with appropriate intervention and escalations.
  • Plan and conduct Security Assessment using internal tools and third-party expertise (e.g., Cyber assessment), to identify security threats to the business and then propose and agree further action.
  • Scope and schedule penetration testing activities, in conjunction with third parties and internal IT teams to proactively simulate cyber-attacks and expose vulnerabilities before they can be exploited.

Skills & Personal Characteristics:

  • Excellent analytical skills and structured thinking, e.g., to enable investigation of irregularities to determine if security has been compromised.
  • Organised, structured and methodical in approach.
  • Good problem-solver who has the ability to uncover and fix flaws in computer systems and networks.
  • Creative thinker to innovate and create new ways to protect our data.
  • Ability to communicate at all levels and interact with technical and non-technical audiences
  • Ability to cope under pressure and meet strict deadlines
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