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Information Security Analyst

  • Location: Gloucestershire
  • Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: IT & Information Security
This vacancy has now expired.

Capita IT Resourcing is currently recruiting for an Information Security analyst to join us on a permanent basis. The successful candidate will work as part of a team focussing on technical information security assurance and oversight; supporting the delivery of the Information Security Framework across Capita business units and to external clients. You will be working with Information Security Managers (ISMs) to support a robust programme of security assurance activity and ensuring that issues are identified, reported, addressed/escalated or accepted as appropriate. The role will involve travel to Capita and other external sites, sometimes with short notice periods.

Key responsibilities:

  • Provide security consultancy at all stages of the project life-cycle ensuring that solutions are designed and delivered in line with relevant policies and standards.
  • Deputise for Information Security Managers (ISMs) and liaise with clients on behalf of the Information Security team. Provide Information Security oversight at relevant business/risk committees.
  • Provide advice/requirements to and assess technical remediation work.
  • Provide advice and guidance to the businesses on internal and external security standards and frameworks e.g. Capita Group and Business Unit Policies, Standards and Procedures, ISO27001, PCIDSS, Cyber Essentials and Government Accreditation.
  • Ensure that penetration tests are scoped effectively and that subsequent remediation actions are appropriate.
  • Provide SME guidance/training and awareness and knowledge transfer of Information Security topics.
  • Create/enhance Information Security policies and procedures.
  • Perform policy embedding activities.
  • Provide specialist Information Security input to support the business operations and any change initiatives and Bids.
  • Perform physical site and supplier due diligence information security reviews and prepare reports.
  • Maintain awareness of external events, imminent industry and regulatory changes and ensure that Capita Business Units understand impacts and plan accordingly.
  • Undertake ad-hoc information security activities as required by the Information Security Assurance Manager.
  • Actively maintain and improve specialist knowledge.

Essential Experience/ Skills:

  • Qualified to degree level or equivalent experience.
  • Solid experience in an Information Security analysis role and specialist in one or more security domains/areas e.g. networks/PC
  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) or equivalent qualification / experience.
  • Self-motivated and proactive individual with flexible approach to working in a fast-moving environment.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to explain technical problems to non-technical business stakeholders at all levels.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Experience of working successfully with clients external to an organisation.

Desired Experience/ Skills:

  • Experience of working to an ISO27001/2 aligned framework.
  • PCIDSS knowledge/experience
  • ISO27001 Lead Auditor
  • Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) or equivalent qualification / experience.
  • Experience of working within a financial services/regulated or outsourced service provision environment.
  • Experience in driving continuous improvement

If you are interested in the role and would like to apply, please send me your CV in response to this advert for immediate consideration.

Capita IT Resourcing is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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