Senior IT Security Analyst

  • Full Time
  • Solihull
  • Location: Solihull
  • Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum plus benefits

Secure Trust Bank Ltd

We are a bank. We look after savings and we lend money to individuals and to businesses. We like to keep it simple. Our mission is to build the best bank in Britain. We’re proud of our West Midlands roots and today we operate from a number of locations in the UK. We’re a much bigger family now – there’s more than 700 of us. In October 2016 we successfully listed on the Main Market of the London Stock Exchange.

At Secure Trust Bank, our customers are at the heart of everything we do, therefore maintaining the confidentiality and integrity of the Bank’s Information Systems to ensure our customers data is secure at all times is core to our Cyber Security strategy.

We are now seeking a Senior IT Security Analyst to join our growing team to support, develop and deliver IT Security operations.

The role

As Senior IT Security Analyst you will maintain the confidentiality, integrity and availability of the Bank’s network and information systems by the delivery of Secure Trust Bank’s Cyber Security Strategy. You will perform of IT security-related operations, including threat intelligence, vulnerability management, Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) monitoring, Data Loss Prevention and related investigations.

Key Responsibilities

  • Support and proactively develop key IT platforms for security, e.g. web proxys, email gateways, anti-virus, vulnerability scanning, mobile device management etc.
  • Review and analyse security related incidents/logs/information and either implement remedial actions or make recommendations for change or escalate. Ensure such activity is appropriately documented, categorised, prioritised and tracked to remediation.
  • Be an escalation point for the Service Desk in respect to IT security-related matters.
  • Undertake threat monitoring using defined sources of intelligence from across the industry and keep abreast with the latest and emerging threats and security trends.
  • Test adherence to security policies and operational procetherefore maintaining the confidentiality dures utilising various testing methods (e.g. vulnerability scanning, liaising with external Pen Test providers, configuration reviews etc.)
  • Review and advise security control requirements for system implementations and developments.
  • Define, document, maintain and issue IT security related policies.
  • As necessary undertake 3rd party due diligence on behalf of STB IT to ensure that they meet STB security requirements.
  • Conduct IT risk assessments for solutions, processes and applications.
  • Support with the development and testing of desktop, laptop, server and mobile builds.

What you will bring

You will have demonstrable experience in an IT security or technology-related role where security is paramount with practical knowledge of IT security monitoring tools and SIEM solutions.

You will have experience of IT testing tools, including but not limited to vulnerability scanners, data discovery and network auditing with the ability to identify and implement areas for improvement following Change Control and IT governance practices.

As an enabling function to the wider bank it is essential that you are able to communicate effectively at all levels, presenting technical data and information to a non technical audience.

A solid understanding and use of of IT/Cyber/Information Security control frameworks, such as ISO27001, ITIL and or Cobit is essential.


You will hold or be working towards a recognised Technology/Security/Testing qualification, e.g. Security+, CISSP, CCSP, CEH. This role is a practical role within the IT department. The ability to qualify experience and demonstrate practical competence is held equally important as qualifications.

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