Information Security Analyst - Contract £550/day

£500 - £600 pd
08 Nov 2019

Information Security analyst, Firewalls, SIEM and Endpoint Solutions

As members of the Information Security Operations team, the Operations Analysts are responsible for monitoring and assurance of the security controls that are deployed to maintain a strong security posture.


  • Vulnerability Analysis and Remediation (Infrastructure and Web Apps)
  • Management of Email security incidents and queries (e.g. phishing attacks)
  • Responses to inbound service and change requests
  • Security Incident Investigation including any forensic duties required
  • Operation of web security controls, and associated actions
  • Operation of threat intelligence platforms, and associated actions
  • Supporting domain security management (e.g. Coordination of DNS changes, certificate renewals)
  • Assurance of services provided by Managed Security Service Providers
  • Working with international service providers to maintain a strong security posture across all geographies
  • Security review and approval of technical changes
  • Identification and remediation of security control gaps

Required Skill-set:

  • Good systems administration knowledge of Windows, Linux and networking platforms
  • Demonstrable skills with security technologies including: -
  • Firewalls
  • Proxies
  • SIEM solutions
  • Vulnerability scanning
  • Patch management
  • Endpoint security controls
  • DLP Solutions
  • Privileged account control
  • Mobile device security
  • Professional certification such as CISSP or other information security credentials
  • Depth of knowledge in security standards such as ISO 27001 / NIST / CIS / SANS
  • Working knowledge of compliance requirements for PCI DSS and the UK Data Protection Act
  • Working knowledge of public/private cloud technologies and providers
  • Strong knowledge of networking fundamentals and policy driven controls

Morgan McKinley is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Please note that any references to salary or pay rates in this advertisement and in the salary refinement section are indicative only and should only be used as a guide.

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