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Lead Security Analyst

Apply2020-07-08 08:31:541970-01-01Myles Roberts

Lead Security Analyst

Date posted: July 8, 2020
£50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Greater Manchester, England
Job description

The opportunity…

This successful retailer has been recognised as one of the top 25 big companies to work for by the Sunday Times. This new opportunity for a Lead IT Security Analyst to join their team who are responsible for the operational IT security. This position is responsible for providing assurance that their new and existing services are sufficiently secure so that they can provide an outstanding retail experience and remain trusted by our customers. As the Lead IT Security Analyst, you will be recognised as the 'go to' person for all operational teams within company for guidance regarding IT Security.

This is a permanent position based in their head office in Altrincham, easily accessible by public transport.

Your responsibilities will include…

  • Conducts IT security gap and risks assessments, including PCI DSS, ISO 27001, and Cyber Security Essentials
  • Identification and risk assessment of newly identified vulnerabilities, including public-facing services and websites
  • Leads the remediation of vulnerabilities and management of IT security risks and operational security issues
  • Leads investigation of IT security incidents
  • Assists project teams in selection and adoption of security controls and processes, supporting the principles of Privacy by Design / Secure by Design
  • Represents IT Security within the Technical Design Authority (TDA), reviewing proposals / designs, and making recommendations to improve the IT security
  • Provides expert input into IT security procedures and standards aligned with industry standards
  • Acts as deputy for the Head of IT Security and represents IT Security at the IT Management Forum.

What you'll bring to the role…

  • At least 3 years working in roles whose primary focus is IT Security
  • At least 5 years working in roles within an IT environment
  • Vulnerability management and security testing
  • Security Incident and Event Management
  • Common IT security standards, frameworks, and compliance-led initiatives, such as PCI DSS, Cyber Security Essentials, and ISO 27001 compliance
  • Exposure to the Microsoft ATP stack would be beneficial, but not essential
  • A solid technical understanding and strong knowledge of IT security best practice, common attack types and detection/prevention methods, including CISecurity Benchmarks, OWASP and NIST guidelines
  • One or more relevant IT security qualifications from a recognised body, such as GIAC GSEC, ISACA CISA, and PCI ISA, would be beneficial but not essential

Myles Roberts is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Reference: 1346_1594193514