Senior Security Analyst

Senior Security Analyst

Senior Security Analyst

The Role

  • Review IT changes and provide input to the Change Advisory Board
  • Support Cyber Security Team in developing and maintaining an assessment to provide assurance on the adequacy and effectiveness of the IT control environment to meet company Information Security standards
  • Manage Vulnerability scans (both Application and Infrastructure) and external PenTest engagements. Driving remediation efforts to reduce information security risks
  • Manage external security vendors and outsourced service providers; ensure delivery and performance meet agreed SLA and KPI
  • Perform research of new threats, assessment and analysis on Intrusion Detection and Prevention tools, Firewalls, Antivirus systems, proxy devices which requires demonstrable security incident response experience
  • Create and maintain security operational reports for Key Performance Indicators and weekly and Monthly Metrics
  • Conduct Project and Vendor assurance activities as required
  • Execute daily adhoc tasks or lead security projects as needed

The Person

  • Customer Focus
  • Communication & Confidence
  • Planning & Reviewing
  • Attention to Detail
  • Able to prioritize and effectively manage conflicting priorities

Technical Skills

  • Working in the IT security and security operations fields;
  • Solid understanding of Risk Management, DPA and EU GDPR, PCI DSS and ISO 2700x standards
  • Excellent understanding of applications security and relevant standards (OWASP);
  • Knowledge of cutting edge threats and technologies effecting Web Application vulnerabilities, Endpoints, Infrastructure and recent threats
  • Good knowledge of networking technologies (OSI, TCP/IP, Routing and Switching, Firewalls, IDS/IPS, DDoS, DNS, Load Balancer)
  • Good knowledge of various operating systems (Windows/UNIX)
  • Demonstrable experience of performing both internal and external vulnerability assessments
  • Previous experience in Project assurance is beneficial
  • Computer Science Degree or similar preferred
  • Certifications from EC-Council, GIAC, (ISC)² are preferred (CISSP, CISM, CEH, GCIA, CCNA- (Security) or above)
  • Excellent communication skills, able to confidently converse with technical and non-technical stakeholders
Job Category: Information Security
Job Type: Contract
Job Location: Coventry

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