IT Security Analyst

  • Freelance
  • London
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £400 - £500 per day

Gravitas Recruitment Group

Gravitas Recruitment Group is a leading international recruitment consultancy, committed to delivering an unrivalled service in placing professionals to our client base.

Our client is a commodities trading house based in London that are looking for an IT Security Analyst to join them on a contract basis to join their new dedicated IT security team.

The successful candidate will own the implementation, operational management and continual improvement of security processes and technology.This is an excellent opportunity for someone with security exposure either through their current role, side projects or through pursuit of security related qualifications/ certifications.

Main responsibilities:
*Central point of contact for delivering new security enhancements to endpoints
*Plan and execute risk-based security patch deployments to endpoints
*Operational management of endpoint security technologies including:
oEndpoint security/ anti-malware software
oPrivileged management software
oPatch management software
*Administration, testing and deployment of endpoint Group Policy Objects (GPOs)
*Primary first responder for security incidents
*Provide data to support security control measurements upon request

Skills/Experience required:
*Leading Microsoft OS and third-party software security patch deployments to deadlines
*Past experience with implementing and managing endpoint security technologies
*Past experience in creating, deploying and troubleshooting AD Group Policies
*Past experience in delivering Windows OS and application configuration hardening
*Can undertake basic level analysis of emails to determine whether malicious
*Can design and implement new processes and procedures
*Proven ability working with Microsoft Operating Systems
*Strong knowledge and working experience of patch deployments using SCCM and Shavlik
*Automation experience with PowerShell is an advantage
*Understands offensive security methodologies and countermeasures
*Can produce documentation of good quality for management audience

Experience in a commodities trading firm or other large financial institution is not essential but is very beneficial.

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