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IT Operations Security Analyst

Posted on Mar 20, 2020 by Easton Haines Consultancy

Newport, Gwent, United Kingdom
Immediate Start
£38k - £38k Annual

IT Operations Security Analyst

About the job
World leading software & business service provider now has an exciting opportunity to join the team as an IT Security Analyst.
The IT Operational Security Analyst is a vital role within the Security organisation. This role reports to the IT Security Operations Manager and is a technical role, suited to an individual with a background in infrastructure technical operations.

Main responsibilities include:

  • Day to day operation of the organisation's security tooling, including:
  • Vulnerability Management (Tenable Nessus)
  • Patch Management and Remediation (Ivanti)
  • Identification and analysis of Information Security Risks.
  • Investigation of security incidents and security incident report writing.
  • Driving security throughout the team by working collaboratively with internal and external customers to ensure a defence in depth approach to IT Security is understood throughout the technical teams and that every individual within the wider IT team understands role they can play.
  • Contributing to knowledge share and capability processes within the team.
  • Maintaining a professional culture within the team, where individuals take ownership and are proud of delivering excellence and quality.

About you

  • The role demands a technically astute person with excellent writing skills.
  • The ability to communicate in the written word to a high standard is essential for this role.
  • A comprehensive technical understanding of Windows Server System is essential
  • Any experience with Middleware platforms (IBM WebSphere, JBoss, Tomcat etc) would be of benefit.
  • Working knowledge of Linux based operating systems is also required.



  • Vulnerability Management Solutions (eg Tenable, Rapid7)
  • Understanding of OWASP
  • Experience creating written reports
  • Active Directory administration and configuration
  • Windows Server & Desktop infrastructure
  • Good understanding of Local Area Networking
  • Good understanding of VMware or other virtualisation technologies.
  • Microsoft PowerShell
  • Experience of ITIL processes
  • Technical Project Management

Any of the following would be a bonus:

  • VMware certification
  • Microsoft certification
  • ITIL Foundation or greater
  • Linux experience
  • Shell Scripting
  • Microsoft Exchange administration & deployment
  • Comprehensive understanding of PKI (Public Key Infrastructure)
  • Security Incident Management or Investigation

In you will receive a salary of up to £38,000 plus a 6% contributory pension scheme and on completion of the probationary period, you will have access to a flexible benefits plan which includes:

  • Training & Development, regular coaching from your Manager
  • Pension Contribution (plus salary sacrifice option)
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Discretionary bonus scheme
  • Generous holiday entitlement plus buy more through Flex Benefits scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • A flexible benefits scheme (eg childcare vouchers, Dental cover)
  • Performance Reviews and support with development needs
  • A modern office and supportive culture
  • A fun Sports and Social program (free membership)
  • An active Charity and CSR program

Please apply either by using the link provided or by emailing your CV direct to me. Alternatively, you can call for more information on the number shown below.

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