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IT Security Analyst - £45k-£55k - London

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£45000 - £55000 per annum

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Josh Keeley

Manager - Cyber Specialist 0207 759 7878

With seven years’ experience as an IT engineer within the Royal Marines, Josh has a strong ex-services network of SC and DV cleared CTI analysts and CCTIM managers. Bringing sound technical knowledge and in-depth market expertise, Josh works with consultancies, defence, MSSPs and TIPs, from rapidly-growing start-ups to established global enterprises.

 

Roles recruited: CTI analysts, CCTIM managers

Seniority: Senior

Job Type: Permanent

Geographical coverage: London

Market: Cyber threat intelligence and security operations

IT Security Analyst - £55k - London

We have partnered with a global financial services firm to hire an IT Security Analyst. You will work alongside the Security Manager working Recommends process improvements for departmental and business unit processes and procedures to improve internal controls and mitigation strategies.

Responsibilities

  • Represent the business unit in development of policies and standards.
  • Supports ongoing risk and control consulting activities for assigned area of responsibility in accordance with internal standards, relevant government statutes and regulations.
  • Partners with colleagues, clients and control community members to evaluate the control environment and develop recommendations to strengthen internal controls and mitigation strategies.
  • Develops policies and procedures as part of the Information Security Framework.
  • Develops and maintains an in-depth understanding of business areas, its products, and supporting functions.
  • Coordinating contractors, employees, and vendors in conducting assessments, testing controls, and implementing remediation.
  • Assessing supplier security based on a review of site reports, SOC, and SSAE documentation.
  • Maintain vendor records, documentation, and design improvements.
  • Follows established vendor risk assessment processes at the direction of the IT GRC Manager.
  • Co-ordinates Vendor Risk Assessments with the appropriate team.

Skills

  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, Management Information System and/or other related degree/qualification.
  • Relative experience in Information Security, risk management and audit or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Previous experience in the financial services industry is a definite asset; Security and Control certifications (CISSP, CISM, CISA, CRISC and CTPRP).
  • Translating business drivers and priorities into security design.
  • Knowledge of government and other regulations related to Information Security Controls (examples - ISO, NIST, COBIT);

Huntress Search Ltd does not discriminate on the grounds of 'protected characteristics' as defined under the Equality Act and other relevant UK legislation.

Huntress Search Ltd acts as a Recruitment Agency in relation to all Permanent roles and as a Recruitment Business in relation to all Temporary roles.

PLEASE NOTE: We can only consider applications from candidates who have the right to work in the UK.


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Huntress Search Ltd does not discriminate on the grounds of 'protected characteristics' as defined under the Equality Act and other relevant UK legislation.

Huntress Search Ltd acts as a Recruitment Agency in relation to all Permanent roles and as a Recruitment Business in relation to all Temporary roles.

PLEASE NOTE: We can only consider applications from candidates who have the right to work in the UK.

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Huntress Search Ltd does not discriminate on the grounds of 'protected characteristics' as defined under the Equality Act and other relevant UK legislation.

Huntress Search Ltd acts as a Recruitment Agency in relation to all Permanent roles and as a Recruitment Business in relation to all Temporary roles.

PLEASE NOTE: We can only consider applications from candidates who have the right to work in the UK.

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If you have expertise in both IT and Cyber Security client facing roles this is your chance to be apart of a successful MSSP.

You will work in with your teams and clients to build up all the key elements of the company to develop their Cyber strength and to ensure your work is sustained.

You will have the opportunity to work on challenging projects, spanning all security domains for various end clients on a global scale. You must be willing to travel both nationally and internationally to meet with Clients if the need arises.

Individual learning plans and course funding is an incentive my client is not shy on throwing out.

Key Responsibilities:

To manage and deliver cyber security projects. You will also lead engagements, manage project deliverables, timescales, budgets and client relationships.

To apply an excellent breadth of cyber security domain knowledge to consulting engagements, helping organisations to understand their cyber security challenges.

An ability to write reports to a high level is also required.


The successful candidate will:

  • Maintain a strong understanding of all information security domains;
  • Have comprehensive knowledge of industry standards such as NIST 800-53, SANS 20 CSC, ISO 2700 Series, PCI DSS, GDPR;
  • Possess strong presentation and communication skills and be comfortable discussing cyber security topics with non-technical and business audiences;
  • Have a good grasp of IT and information security technologies and products;
  • Able to interface with clients of all levels;
  • Be proactive, flexible and willing to travel globally.

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  • 2 years of cyber security consulting experience (client facing);
  • CISSP required;
  • Security certifications (CISM, CISA, CRISC, CCISO etc.) are desirable.

Huntress Search Ltd does not discriminate on the grounds of 'protected characteristics' as defined under the Equality Act and other relevant UK legislation.

Huntress Search Ltd acts as a Recruitment Agency in relation to all Permanent roles and as a Recruitment Business in relation to all Temporary roles.

PLEASE NOTE: We can only consider applications from candidates who have the right to work in the UK.