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Information Security Analyst

Job Title Information Security Analyst
Contract Type Permanent
Contract Duration
Location West London
Salary Up to 50000
Job Published almost 2 years ago
REF RA169
Contact Name Neil Ray
Contact Email neil@rayassociates.co.uk

Job Description

INFORMATION SECURITY ANALYST

Our client, a leading charity in West London is seeking a pro-active and ambitious Information Security Analyst. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who likes autonomy and variety in their job as no one day is the same! It is in a challenging environment with many different stakeholders to manage and many interesting projects to work on; there is a strong buy in from board level and middle-management as well as support from a strong tech team. 

Responsibilities of the Information Security Analyst: 

  • To assist the Information Security Manager in managing the security of the information assets within the organisation; including creation, transfer, handling, storage, and disposal.
  • Support the delivery of the information security strategy and projects (end point encryption, protection, mobile device security and many more!) 
  • Conduct stakeholder meetings and presentations
  • Further raising awareness of information security amongst colleagues, reducing the company's exposure to cybersecurity risks

The most important skills required for the Information Security Analyst are:

  • Some experience and background in infrastructure and networking security
  • The ability to communicate well both written and verbally
  • Understanding of penetration testing, vulnerability testing and remediation
  • Understanding of risk management and maintaining the risk register
  • Understanding of incident management
  • Relevant understanding of information and/or cyber security and the ability to apply this to a number of business processes
  • The ability to proactively drive action and projects forward 
It would be really great if you had:
  • Experience of the Qualys security tool
  • Experience of running pen testing, vulnerability testing or tracking incident to remediation 
  • Ethical hacking qualification (CEH)
  • CISM or any other relevant qualification 
The most important skill required for being successful in this role is to have a pragmatic approach to information security as well as a strong ability to communicate and build relationships with a variety of different stakeholders.

BENEFITS 

This is a 3-5 years programme minimum so there is a big opportunity to learn and work on the areas you wish to develop to further your experience and career. There is a buy in for Information Security at board level which means there is a lot of support for courses and learning and development.

Other benefits are:

  • 22 days holiday that goes up by 1 day every year (Maximum 30)
  • Ability to buy/sell extra holiday and additional two days (discretionary) at Xmas
  • 9% pension contributions
  • Cashback on medical care for you and your family
  • Generous death in service benefit
  • Flexible working
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Season ticket loan
  • Mileage allowance
  • Perkbox membership, giving you access to free mobile phone insurance and a huge range of discounts at high street stores, restaurants, cinema tickets, holidays, insurance policies and much, much more.
  • Many social engagements and events to attend monthly 

Ref: RA169 | Published: 09th Nov 2018