Security Engineering Analyst - Remote Working

Job Title: Security Engineering Analyst - Remote Working
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Staines
Salary: £350 - £450 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: EW/C/17061
Contact Name: Ellie Walker
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 29, 2020 21:04

Job Description

GSA Techsource is currently recruiting for a Security Engineering Analyst working for a leading global IT Managed Services business. This role will initially be remote but once lockdown restrictions are lifted you will need to be able to travel to either a Staines or Salford office.

In this role your will be responsible for delivering and supporting the enterprise security architecture and controls, ensuring the operational status of tools and systems used by the Security Operations team.

You will be expected to maintain security controls and policies, monitoring and reporting appliances health in addition to the analysis and improvement of security controls, policies, and rule base and providing reported evidence of improvements.

  • Aid in the operation of security standards and best practices and implement controls to help meet them.
  • Develop use cases, playbooks, policies and developing custom tooling to improve our security maturity.
  • Recommend security enhancements and service improvement to help drive effective detection, containment and eradication of security risks.
  • Help to develop our strategies to respond to and recover from security incidents and breaches.
  • Undertake testing of our security controls to make sure they are operating within the expected detection guidelines.
  • Investigate and resolve complex and high-priority incidents.
  • Ensure IS policies and procedures are adhered to including security and technical standards.
  • Help develop security and operational tools, policies and rule bases to monitor and analyse the security posture of the IT estate and identify anomalous activity and behaviours.
  • Help to refine and develop dashboards and reports to continuously improve security situational awareness.
  • Help in the production of reports and MI to present activity and outcome of operational security services improvements.
  • Operate and improve upon existing policies and ruleset for tooling such as:- o NAC,
  • Firewall,
  • IDPS,
  • SIEM,
  • DLP,
  • EDR,
  • NBA,
  • UBA,
  • Endpoint detection
Experience with the following is essential:
  • Incident Management
  • Information Security
  • Security Administration
This role is looking for someone to start as soon as possible and will run until December 2020.

This role will sit inside IR35.

GSA Techsource Ltd operates as an Employment Agency when recruiting for permanent vacancies, and an Employment Business when recruiting for contract vacancies. All contract rates quoted are to Ltd companies.

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