IT Security Analyst

Job Title: IT Security Analyst
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Milton Keynes
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum
Start Date: 2017-03-23
Reference: SO16642
Contact Name: Sheryl O'Brien
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 23, 2017 15:56

Job Description

IT Security Specialist
Salary – dependent on skills set but up to £65,000

Milton Keynes

We have the pleasure of presenting an exciting new role which we have available with one of our well established clients; this multinational e-commerce driven organisation are looking for an experienced IT Security specialist to join them in their contemporary offices in Milton Keynes.

This is a senior role within the business and the IT Security Analyst will be responsible for all IT Security and Business Risk management across the wider organisation.

The Role:
  • Perform day to day monitoring of the company’s IT environment.
  • Analyse and respond to incidents and provide technical support as and when required
  • Analyse data and provide data driven insight reports
  • Manage and maintain the company’s security tools which are used to respond to malware other security incidents
  • Perform root cause analysis on highly complex security issues
  • The ideal candidate will have at least 4 years experience within an IT Security environment, ideally within a similar role.
  • As you will require a broad understanding of IT Systems and IT Architecture it would be ideal if you had previous IT Infrastructure or IT Application experience prior to pursuing a career in Info Sec.
  • This company has numerous international offices so working with international or European teams would be a distinct advantage.
  • Experience of working within an e-commerce organisation is essential for this role
  • Strong knowledge and commercial experience of using security tools to monitor the wider business environment (SIEM, SIM, SEM, Netflow, Advanced Malware detection, AntiVirus and so forth)
  • Knowledge of network intrusion detection devices.
  • As well as a strong background within security regulations, you will also be aware of Data Protection, Enterprise Risk Management,  PCI DSS and Data Centre Security.
  • Any accreditation's or certifications within IT security would offer a very strong advantage (CISSP, CISM, ISO27001 or similar)
This is an exciting time to join an established e-commerce business, if you would like to develop your career with this award winning organisation please submit your CV along with your salary requirements ASAP


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