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IT Security Analyst

  • Location: Fleet
  • £ Salary: Up to £50000 per annum per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 25 days ago

  • Sector: Technology
  • Contact: Mark Stiles
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 07 March 2024
  • Job Ref: JN -022024-483661

IT Security Analyst

£50,000 per annum plus benefits

Hybrid - 3 days per week in Fleet office.

IT Security Analyst responsibilities include:

  • Monitoring computer networks for security issues
  • Ensuring our networks and systems are running effectively and protected against threats
  • Investigating security breaches and other cybersecurity incidents
  • Installing security measures and operating software to our systems and infrastructure

    Job brief

    We are looking for an IT Security Analyst to join the team to protect our organisation from cyberattacks by monitoring our systems and evaluating threats as they arise. An IT security analyst's responsibilities include reviewing computer networks and identifying any potential vulnerabilities, installing the necessary software in order to protect it from unauthorised access, and documenting detections so that future breaches can be mitigated efficiently. Ultimately, you will defend an organisation's computer hardware, software and other systems from theft, loss and other cyberattacks.

  • Document security breaches and assess the damage they cause
  • Perform tests and uncover network vulnerabilities
  • Fix detected vulnerabilities to maintain a high-security standard
  • Stay current on Information Technology (IT) security trends and news
  • Develop company-wide best practices for IT security
  • Perform internal penetration testing if required
  • Help colleagues install security software and understand information security management
  • Be an escalation point for the service desk with resolving security/network related issues

    Requirements and skills
  • Proven work experience as a Cybersecurity Analyst or similar role
  • Experience in information security or related field
  • Experience with computer network penetration testing and techniques
  • Understanding of firewalls, proxies, SIEM, antivirus and IDPS concepts
  • Ability to identify and mitigate network vulnerabilities and explain how to avoid them Professional