IT Security Analyst

Location: Luton, Bedfordshire Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Sector: IT & Telecoms Specialism:
Type: Permanent Contact: Simon Kiely

IT Security Analyst
Luton, Bedfordshire

IT Security Analyst needed for a leading organisation based in Luton who are looking to employ an experienced IT Security Analyst with good technical knowledge of Infrastructure services, including firewalls, IDS/IPS, NAC and network segmentation and an understanding of GDPR and PCI-DSS

The successful IT Security Analyst 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: £50,000 per annum

* 10% Bonus
* 25 day's holiday
* Pension Plan
* Career Progression

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

* Responsibility for implementing and monitoring the IT security landscape, highlighting any gaps in an ever-changing environment
* Agree, document and communicate the Security Road Map and Strategy to all stakeholders and key partners
* Work with our business change team to identify new technologies and innovation so we can examine and review new security techniques
* Support and monitor the IT Security layer ensuring compliance to external standards and frameworks
* Manage and mitigate any security incident that may occur, in line with our corporate incident response plan
* Assist in the selection key suppliers involved the delivery of Security services
* Assist in Infrastructure and Security projects both internally and with our suppliers
* Support the IT projects function to ensure that new solutions are fit for purpose and meet infrastructure and security design standards
* Ensure security levels on firewalls, network, infrastructure and servers are defined and maintained
* Ensure PCI-DSS Audits are carried out on an annual basis and ensure any remediation is put in place
* Ensure security testing is carried out across the estate as required

What you need to be the successful IT Security Analyst:

* CCSP or CCSK v4 certified
* Good analytical and problem-solving skills
* Good technical knowledge of Infrastructure services, including firewalls, IDS/IPS, NAC and network segmentation
* Understanding of GDPR and PCI-DSS
* The ability interface between the business and technology groups
* The ability to prioritise, work under pressure and meet deadlines


* Knowledge and experience of IAM, SEIM and DLP
* Experience of Web and Cloud technologies and support
* Knowledge of LAN and WAN Networking technologies knowledge
* Experience of working within ITIL frameworks
* Knowledge of Information Security Frameworks and its practical application including ISO27001/27002

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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