Information Security Analyst

2020-11-20 15:01:022021-01-01 ShortList Recruitment
Job Type Permanent
Location Cheshire
Area Chester, United Kingdom Chester United Kingdom Cheshire
Sector Cyber and Information Security
Salary £45,000
Posted Date November 20th, 2020
Advertiser Alex Jones
Job Ref zoho_3017
Job Views 178
Description

Information Security Analyst
Chester
£45,000


ShortList are looking for an Information Security Analyst to
work in a fast paced and growing IT Support and Operations Team. You will
monitor endpoints, environments and networks for security issues, install
security software, and document any security issues or breaches you find. To do
well in this role you should have a bachelor's degree in computer science (or
similar field) and some experience in the information security field.


You will be working with the IT team to ensure that security
events are triaged, tune events out and take ownership of the Security
Monitoring tools. This role will be supporting a Security Manager and ensure
that reporting to the necessary stakeholders are clear and repeatable.


Information Security Analyst Responsibilities:
  • Monitor security solutions for security issues.
  • Triage events and escalate to the correct Incident
    Management path.
  • Investigate/ Support security breaches and other security
    incidents.
  • Document security breaches and assess the damage they cause.
  • Review automated tests, triage, and track vulnerabilities.
  • Fix detected vulnerabilities to maintain a high-security
    standard.
  • Develop company-wide best practices for IT security.
  • Research security enhancements and make recommendations to
    management.
  • Stay up-to-date on information technology trends and
    security standards
  • Create and update reporting packs

Information Security Analyst Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or related field.
  • (1 Year) Experience in information security or Cyber related
    field.
  • Experience with security testing and techniques.
  • Understanding of firewalls, proxies, SIEM, antivirus, and
    IDPS concepts.
  • Understanding of patch management with the ability to deploy
    patches in a timely manner while understanding business impact.
  • Ability to identify and mitigate network vulnerabilities and
    explain how to avoid them.
This is a fantastic opportunity for a Information Security
Analyst to join a large IT team. The client are also open to junior candidates
for this position. The salary on offer for the role is circa £45,000 plus great
benefits.

The role is based in Chester and is commutable from Liverpool,
Wirral, Warrington, Runcorn, North Wales and other surrounding areas.

If you feel you are right for this Information Security Analyst role then APPLY NOW!!

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