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IT Security Analyst

Location: Uckfield Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + + Benefits
Sector: IT & Telecoms Specialism:
Type: Permanent Contact: Simon Kiely

IT Security Analyst
Uckfield, East Sussex - Flexible Working from home

IT Security Analyst needed for a leading organisation based in Uckfield who are looking to employ an experienced IT Security Analyst who will own the IT security function within the business, including management of vulnerability assessments, investigations, auditing of IT Security controls and responding to client IT security enquiries

The successful candidate will want to work for this client not just because it's a great opportunity but also because they will give you a wealth of benefits including:

* Salary: £40,000 - £45,000 per annum
* 25 day's holiday
* Pension Plan
* Life Cover
* Career Progression
* Flexible working from home
* Free on-site parking

Some of the main duties of the IT Security Analyst will include:

* Take ownership of IT security monitoring and governance within the organisation
* Understand security threat intelligence to ensure the company is in strong position to mitigate threats
* Lead the ongoing improvement of the vulnerability management programme
* Manage Penetration and vulnerability testing across our Estate & application
* Lead in the creation and adoption of security policies, standards and processes throughout the business
* Define operational security requirements and implement appropriate controls
* Monitor for security incidents and take part in incident response teams to contain, investigate, and prevent future security incidents
* Identify solutions and controls which promote security automation.
* Make recommendations as to how we can improve security within our environment
* Engage with and respond to client requests for IT security related information and complete the IT sections of information security supplier due diligence questionnaires
* Provide information security related input to change boards

In order to be the successful IT Security Analyst and have a chance to gain such an exciting opportunity you will ideally need to have the following:

* Experience working within an ISO27001 ISMS governed environment
* Improving IT security controls, performing continuous risk assessments and managing risk treatment plans
* Understanding of security technologies and principles in application, infrastructure, network, endpoint security and cloud
* Experience working with Azure & Microsoft 365 and their associated security consoles
* Strong communication skills across the business
* Ability to champion and complete implementation of compliant process and procedural changes across a busy IT team

Desirable skills:

* CISSP, CISM, CISA or other qualifications are advantageous but not essential
* Awareness of NIST framework
* Knowledge of SIEM Systems

This really is a fantastic opportunity for a IT Security Analyst to progress their career. If you are interested please apply as soon as possible as this position will be filled quickly so don't miss out!

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