Senior Technical Security Analyst

Outsource UK Limited
Milton Keynes
10 Aug 2017
16 Aug 2017
Senior Technical Security Analyst - Milton Keynes - Permanent As a Senior IT Security Analyst you will be responsible for developing cyber security controls according to best practices, standards and procedures. You'll have to analyse potential threats and countermeasures to ensure the company assets are adequately protected. You will be performing regular vulnerability and risk assessments, assist in the development and maintenance of security policies, contribute to and support the company's security strategy and manage security incidents to resolution. Role Responsibilities: Audit and monitor compliance of the security controls with Information Security Policies, Procedures and Standards. Implement minimum standards of Information Security Maintain knowledge of current and emerging security threats and develop systems to evaluate the company's vulnerability to such threats, along with proposing effective countermeasures to mitigate/remove the risk. Provide support for incident management and security investigations. Coordination of penetration tests, vulnerability scans, remediation activities, security patching support and assessment of risks. Improve and maintain the company's security event logging, monitoring and alerting capabilities. Generate reports and presentations to communicate the security posture of the company to key stakeholders. This is a technical opportunity and the client are looking for someone that has hands on experience with Pen testing techniques & SIEM tools as well as Solid knowledge of Information Security principles and at least 5 years of demonstrable experience in the IT security field. Ideally the candidate should hold some security certification (e.g. CISM, CISSP). Working knowledge of current and emerging information security threats, vulnerabilities, cyber-attack techniques and effective detection and mitigation controls. Experience in the implementation and management of security standards. Experience in vulnerability assessment and management. Experience with pen testing techniques and tools (e.g. Burp Suite, Kali, Metasploit). At least 3 years of eexperience with security monitoring and compliance tools (i.e. SIEM), preferably including working on the implementation of the technology and/or the integration of new sources. The role is based at our client's office in Milton Keynes which is commutable from Luton, Northampton, Banbury and Bedford Do you know anyone who might be looking for a new role? You could benefit from our candidate referral scheme. Contact me on the above contact details for more information. Outsource. Our People. Your Success. Outsource UK is one of the country's largest and most successful independent recruitment consultancies, specialising in the IT, Digital, Financial Services and Engineering sectors. We recruit talented people for contract and permanent opportunities, offer a consultative approach and have a reputation for providing a superior service to both clients and candidates. The business focuses on building long lasting relationships based on reliability and trust. We do this by hiring and retaining a great team of recruitment consultants who listen and understand our client's and candidate's needs. Please visit our website