IT Security Analyst

Adria Solutions

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IT Security Analyst – £45,000 – £50,000 – Wakefield/Yorkshire

My client is a growing market leading retail company who are looking for an experienced and ambitious IT Security Analyst to join the company and progress into IT Security Manager within 2 years.

Key Benefits:

* Progression
* Professional training and development programmes
* Holiday entitlement commensurate with role
* Competitive salaries
* Free parking
* Staff discount

Key Skills: 

* Confident with liaising with board members
* Working on Projects
* Penetration Testing
* Vulnerability Testing

Key responsibilities include:

Operational Security:

-Monitor network for security issues and respond to alerts and events generated by SIEM;
-Fix detected vulnerabilities to maintain a high-level of compliance;
-Arrange and manage regular penetration tests;
-Help colleagues understand information security through education and communication;
-Ensure patch levels are up to date and in accordance with patching policy;
-Manage and monitor end point security.

Information Security Governance:

-Implement an Information Security Management System managing Information Security to an agreed and understood level of risk;
-Manage resolution of issues identified during external and internal audits.
-Produce a periodic reporting pack, demonstrating management of controls environment.

Project Security: 

-Ensure that Information Security policies and controls are applied, new risks are addressed, and security architecture is appropriate;
-For systems changes ensure that appropriate testing is undertaken to validate the effectiveness of Information security controls.

Risk & Controls:

-Develop Information Security Risk & Controls reporting in line with Group Audit Committee requirements;
-Monitor the risk and control framework for Information Systems risks such that risk are understood and appropriate controls are agreed and delivered, aligned to Group Risk framework;
-Manage preparation of Information Systems Risk register and align to Group Risk register.

Data Protection: 

-Develop a Data Classification model;
-Monitor the GDPR control framework such that the risk of a loss of data is reduced to acceptable levels;
-Manage Data Protection controls to agreed service levels through effective review and reporting;

The ideal candidate will be capable of operating in a fast paced, high pressure environment. You will require excellent organisational skills as you must be flexible in handling multiple issues concurrently. The role will involve interacting with a range of stakeholders within the business and you must therefore have strong communication skills.

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