IT Security Analyst
Posted on Sep 23, 2022 by Reed Technology
IT Security Analyst
Salary: Circa £55,000-£65,000 per annum
Location: Monument (London) - two days a week in the office
IT Security Analyst required to join a National Transport provider operating in the critical national infrastructure space. This position will be within the IT Security team to assist with IT Security development processes, security monitoring, maintaining and coordinating information, risk evaluation & assessment, Cyber incident response, Vulnerability management, security support, data security awareness activities related to compliance, governance, Project planning and Management.
. Previous experience working in a technical Cyber Security Team.
. Experience working on a variety of Security Incidents and problems.
. Ability to prioritise and respond to Cyber Security Incidents.
. Documenting Cyber Security processes/policies and procedures for a large enterprise.
. Ability to explain and present Technical Cyber Security concepts to a non-technical audience.
. Use security tools and resources to correlate suspicious events, providing context around the event, determine root cause and provide regular updates and recommend modifications to existing systems and procedures.
. Perform deep-dive incident analysis of various data sources by analysing and investigating security related logs against short and medium-term threats and indicator of compromise (IoCs)
. Execute threat hunting activities using various proprietary and open-source tools to identify current and emerging threats and risks to the business.
. Perform identification and collection of cyber threats using proactive and reactive threat hunting methods.
. Execute vulnerability and web application assessments; provide analysis and recommendations to mitigate potential threats.
. Perform risk analysis reviews on systems and identify security gaps, the risks they present and defining remediation options
. Work throughout several teams in order to improve security systems spanning across the whole organisation also assisting by providing essential knowledge of security systems.
. Scan for vulnerabilities and organising corrective measures.
. Draw up reports of developing risks that highlight potential threats in the future and relay information back to stakeholders.
. Conduct and participate in regular assessments and audits.
. Educated to degree level or equivalent combination of work experience and education
. CySA+ (ComTIA Cybersecurity Analyst), CISSP or equivalent.
. IS Analyst Intermediate- 3 to 5+ years of IT or business/industry work experience encompassing cyber security, risk management, project management experience, compliance or IT auditing.
. ITIL v4
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