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Security Analyst

  • Location: Greater Manchester
  • Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: IT & Information Security
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My client, a leading social enterprise, based in the heart of Manchester City Centre are looking for a Security Analyst to join their growing organisation. This purpose of this role will be to ensure the relevant levels of security are in place across the organisation help to maintain the Information Security Management System (ISMS), provide technical advice to projects, manage the security toolset and provide incident response when needed. Provide a customer-focused service to IMT and the wider business.

Key Responsibilities for this role will include:

Information Security Management

  • Support in writing technical policies and standards as part of the ISMS and promote compliance in line with international security standards (i.e. ISO27001), Public Sector security (i.e. HMG Cyber Essentials, Cloud Security Principles, NHS toolkit and InfoSec Standards), and corporate policies.
  • Support in maintaining the ISMS with applicable legislation e.g. Data Protection Act, Computer Misuse act, etc.
  • Contribute to the creation and maintenance of relevant security documentation for appropriate systems and on occasion lead IM&T input to these.
  • Support the Head of Security to risk assess security in terms of impact to systems and service confidentiality, integrity and availability, and report and escalate results of risk assessments.

Security Engineering

  • Provide security consultancy, advice and guidance to IM&T teams involved in the design, development, delivery and change of TP products and services.
  • Assist in the provision of designs and technical solutions in support of corporate security policies and external standards.
  • Produce, review and constantly test and evaluate effectiveness and efficiency of technical security controls, configurations standards and procedures in line with security requirements, business needs, delivering enhancements where applicable.
  • To be a security representative for all ICT technical deliveries, initiatives and project implementations in the absence of Head of Security.

Security Operations

  • Assist in the specification and design of automated security tools and, in conjunction with the IM&T teams, support the installation, configuration of such tools including maintenance and monitoring activities.
  • Actively monitor security tools deployed within the TP (anti-virus, configuration control, vulnerability management, IDS/IPS, end point security), escalate issues, assist with remediation and maintain these systems. Ensure that the ICT infrastructure is appropriately patched.
  • Provide on call support with particular reference to a security incidents. Keeping IMT aware of the incident and next steps to resolution.
  • Ensure the escalation of any real or potential security breaches and vulnerabilities.
  • Provide information and leadership to ICT teams during incident response in order that appropriate remedial steps can be taken. Undertake technical investigations as a result of security incident to understand route cause and identify actions to reduce / remove risk.

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