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Security Analyst

  • Location:

    Southampton, Hampshire

  • Sector:

    IT & Infrastructure Support

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  • Salary:

    £40000 - £45000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Lesley Morgan

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  • Published:

    4 months ago

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Security Analyst



£40,000 - £45,000

Operational Security Analyst required to join my client, a leading Software House in Southampton. You will be responsible for Operational Security, Security Incident Management and Compliance.

  • Operational security
    • Managing and responding to events from SIEM appliance, IPS etc
    • Maintain the security patching process, ensuring systems receive the appropriate updates on time and with minimal system impact
    • Maintaining and reviewing Hardening Standards (CIS)
    • Reviewing changes to the security landscape
    • Maintaining the anti-virus and anti-malware tools
    • Developing and improving security operation procedures
    • Support third party penetration testing and audits
  • Security Incident Management
    • Ensuring incidents are responded in SLA and coordinated with appropriate parties
    • Working with the security council around service improvement
    • Responding to threats and keeping updated with threat intelligence
  • Compliance
    • Ensure key milestones as part of a security calendar are met including vulnerability and wireless scans, changes to standards, external events / vulnerabilities, IPS, security reviews, user account audits, user awareness and data protection
    • Ensuring best practices and policies are adhered to including system peer reviews
    • Supporting compliance and governance audit processes and evidence collation
  • Keeping up to date with InfoSec events and activities

Essential Skills and Attributes Required:

  • Minimum of 5 years' experience in an IT centric role with at least 2 years working in a security role
  • Strong Microsoft Windows and experience
  • Working experience of managing firewalls, SIEM, IPS, ADS, AV and patch deployment
  • Good knowledge of network security
  • Working within a security governance framework (PCI-DSS, ISO 27001)
  • Experience of working with customer facing systems

Additional Skills Preferred:

  • Experience working in a payment environment
  • Audit support experience
  • InfoSec Certification - for example CCNA Security, Security Plus

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