IT Security Analyst

£40,000 | York | Permanent
Posted 4 months ago

IT Security Engineer / IT Security Analyst – York

IT Security Engineers / IT Security Analyst required for our market leading client
Required is experience in an IT role that includes IT Security
Sound technical background ie well versed in current Microsoft Active Directory, Cisco, Citrix, VMWare, Server/PC standard builds, configuration concepts and technologies
Proven work experience as an IT System Engineer and / or information security engineer / security analyst
Hands on experience in security systems, including firewalls, intrusion detection systems, anti-virus software, authentication systems, log management, content filtering, etc
Experience with network security and with system, security, and network monitoring tools
Detailed technical knowledge of database and operating system security. Understanding of security principles, techniques, and protocols and network/ endpoint security solutions to include File Integrity Monitoring and Data Loss Prevention.
Knowledge of compliance with the ISO27001, PCI DSS, GDPR, Cybersecurity and other security Standards.
Effective team player, experienced at dealing at all levels with effective influencing and negotiating skills. Ability to form constructive and proactive working relationships at all levels with all stakeholders whether internal or external.
ITIL Foundation certification highly desirable; cert training CISMP or equivalent provided

These roles will entail: -
As part of the IT security team this role will be to design, implement, continually improve and monitor IT security solutions to protect the business from security threats adhering to industry security standards.
Being a subject matter expert in security technologies you will be responsible for the maintenance and improvement of IT / Network security across multiple Platforms, Networks and Applications. The key focus is to ensure the company is protected from cyber and information security risks, complying with all relevant legislation and standards

Role Duties: -
Recommendations on how to improve the effectiveness, efficiency and delivery of IT security services through the use of technology and technical methods and methodologies.
Provides specialist IT security consultancy, guidance and support to the business.
Ensures IT requirements are met and service quality maintained when introducing new security services. Considers the cost effectiveness of proposed solution(s).
Develop and carry out information security plans, policies and procedures.
Develop strategies to respond to and recover from a security breach.
Installation and monitoring use of security products data encryption and other security products and procedures.
Monitor networks and systems for security breaches, through the use of software that detects intrusions and anomalous system behaviour.
Investigate security breaches.
Lead incident response, including steps to minimize the impact and then conducting a technical and forensic investigation into how the breach happened and the extent of the damage. Including regular testing.
Develop technical solutions and new security tools to help mitigate security vulnerabilities and automate repeatable tasks.
Increase performance and availability of the infrastructure/environment through continuous improvements in capacity planning, proactive monitoring and performance testing.
Awareness training on information

For more information about this role, please contact:

Ryan Stockwell
01423 878 662

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