Senior IT Security Analyst

Location
Manchester
Salary
£400 - £550 per day
Posted
16 Jan 2018
Closes
13 Feb 2018
Ref
HQ00085154
Contact
Mary Worthington
Clearance Level
None / Undisclosed
Job Type
Contract

Senior IT Security Analyst

My client, a financial services provider are actively looking for an experience contract IT Security analyst to join their technical security team.

The main purpose of this role will be managing the day-to-day operation of systems and security applications, you would also take ownership of, and develop the systems security awareness within the Group, reviewing and analysing security reports to drive investigations and improvements.

This role can be based from either Edinburgh or Manchester and will offer you the opportunity to work in an expanding cyber function. The organisation are actively investing in their cyber capability, and you will be able to utilise all the latest security technologies, as well as being a part of a huge 4 year implementation project.

Responsibilities:

  • IPS and SIEM operation and development
  • WAF policy development protecting existing applications
  • Data Loss Prevention technology development at egress points of the organisation
  • Vulnerability scanning and application penetration testing across the organisation
  • Reviewing and analysing security reports, from multiple tools
  • Understanding IT and Information security techniques and methodologies
  • Producing technical documentation for internal reference
  • Reviewing security techniques and technologies regularly to remain aware of best practice
  • Ensuring compliance with internal policies and procedures
  • Ensuring the operation of technical systems is consistent with policies and procedures
  • Contribute to the development of SLA's in agreement with supervisor and business

Skills, Qualifications & Experience:

  • Security Qualifications preferred e.g. ISEB / CISSP / CISM / ISC2 or equivalent
  • Previous experience of working within a regulated environment in the financial services industry
  • Full understanding of the project life-cycle and process/procedure design
  • Knowledge and hands-on experience of security tools from industry leaders such as Imperva, IBM and Splunk
  • Experience in IPS, WAF, Remote Access Controls and Network Security
  • Experience in Application Security and Technologies
  • Experience in security vulnerability scanning and application penetration testing
  • Security practices within a financial service provider
  • Experience with audit event collection and reporting toolsets
  • Experience of working with third party providers
  • Experience within the IT security field

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