Milton Park, Abingdon / Hybrid Working
£35k - £45k
We are hiring an Infrastructure Security Analyst to ensure our client's infrastructure is secure and operational, to be point of contact for security related matters, and for Third Party providers. Provide security input and support to IT projects.
Results & Responsibilities
Monitoring and analysing networks, systems and applications security and undertaking remedial activity where required.
Identifying potential security risks, reporting risks to stakeholders and owners, implementing remediation.
Raise awareness of information security throughout global user base through training and ‘best practice’ methods.
Investigate any data breach and implement response activities to minimise impact, investigate how it happened and provide report of findings.
Working with project teams to provide security expertise to ensure solutions are secure
Identifying and delivering security improvement projects
Work closely with Information Security Architect to plan, develop & implement security solutions within agreed timescales and budget
Configure and document technical security solutions
Taking personal responsibility for skills development, particularly to enhance security capabilities.
Actively participating in the performance management process and taking responsibility for delivering agreed objectives.
Manage and develop relationships with third party providers and internal stakeholders
Being the security ‘go to person’
Deputise for the Security Manager when he/she is not available
Identifies and evaluates the range of options open to them
Articulates the assumptions made and the risks involved in decisions taken
Analyses information carefully to identify facts, patterns, trends and missing data that may impact on a decision
Communicates decisions clearly to those who are affected
Focuses on performance outcomes despite uncertain or difficult circumstances
Actively links own efforts to those of others within the team to avoid overlap, rework or delays
Spots opportunities to deliver beyond expectations, where this would help others perform more effectively
Sets own targets and objectives with clear reference to how these contribute to the departmental business plan
Responds constructively and quickly to shifting goalposts or changing requirements
Copes effectively with rapid change or increased demands
Reprioritises own work or the work of the team in response to external pressures
Is flexible in their approach; adapts their working style to suit the needs of the situation
Drive & Motivation
Addresses multiple demands without losing focus or energy
Increases efforts in the face of difficulties or obstacles and recovers quickly after setbacks
Remains calm and focused during stressful or challenging situations; concentrates only on things they can control or influence
Encourages others during challenging times with their positive, can-do attitude
Uses initiative to resolve recurring problems in own role or team
Takes calculated risks to improve own performance
Tries out new ways of working
Allocates time to identifying and resolving the root causes of problems
Knowledge of IT Security controls, monitoring systems and good practice
Good knowledge of the client business model
External best practice and trends
Taking responsibility for developing own skills and capability
Experience with anti-virus software, endpoint security software, intrusion detection, firewalls and content filtering
Knowledge of risk assessment tools, technologies and methods
Experience of supporting secure networks and associated systems
Knowledge of disaster recovery, computer forensic tools, technologies and methods
Ability to communicate network security issues to peers and management
Ability to read and use the results of mobile code, malicious code, and anti-virus software
IT Diploma level or equivalent experience