Information Security Analyst - Birmingham

IT Security Analyst – Birmingham

Salary to 50k plus excellent benefits

Location – Birmingham City Centre, Birmingham, West Midlands
IT Security Analyst, Information Security Officer, Data risk, CISSP, CISM, CISPP, Cyber Security, Data Management, Information Security, Cisco
This advanced professional services organisation, is currently looking to add an IT Security Officer to their technical services team.   This role will oversee managing security services and data management across their organisation. The IT Security Analyst will be part of a IT Security team responsible for overseeing the organisation’s security and data framework, managing third parties and communicating progress to senior management at regular intervals. They are looking for a switched on and proactive IT Security Analyst who can quickly identify vulnerabilities and obstacles and address these with the appropriate solutions.
Core Responsibilities for the IT Security Analyst:

  • Work with business areas/manage third parties to shape, prioritise, deliver and maintain robust secure systems and services.
  • Ensure appropriate level of protection and conformance with Security and Data Protection Legislation is maintained.
  • Own and manage the security and data management framework. Identify and manage continuous improvements.
  • Apply appropriate risk management disciplines to mitigate potential challenges and manage expectations, both internally and externally.
  • Manage and embed the Cybersecurity Roadmap including security reviews, scans and tests.  You will also conduct red teaming exercises; user privileges; monitoring and tracking reporting.
  • Provide training and communication to staff and management.
  • Utilise threat information in a secure, confidential and real time manner.
  • Provide specialist security and data risk management support, advice and guidance for change initiatives, so the effective and secure solutions are delivered.
Core skills:
•             At least one of CISM, CISSP, CIPP (or other similar certification)
•             Degree level education or equivalent experience
•             Experience of people management
•             Knowledge of network protocols, network hardware, web technologies and hacking techniques
•             Experience managing identity and access management
•             Working knowledge of security systems and appliances (Cisco, proxies, endpoint controls, IDS/IPS, DLP, SIEM, vulnerability assessment tools, etc.)
•             Demonstrated technical understanding of IT infrastructure, applications, data storage and design concepts
•             Demonstrated technical understanding of cloud services architecture and multi-tenant connectivity solutions
The IT Security Analyst will have 3-5+years’ commercial experience in IT security ideally within the professional services industry. You will have a security management qualification such as CISSP, CISM, CISMP or CIPP. Finally, you will need excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, work to deadlines with accuracy and precision, organisation and leadership skills.
Please send your cv for consideration as they are looking to shortlist and interview asap.
Keywords; Information Security Analyst, Cyber threats, Cyber security, Data Management, Data Protection, CISM, CISSP, IT Security Analyst, Information security, Infosec, CISMP, Cisco, Cloud, Change management, Birmingham, West Midlands
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Erin Associates Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy

Location: Birmingham, United Kingdom

Employment: Permanent

Salary: £45000 - £50000 , excellent benefits