Cyber Security Analyst

Harris Global
London (Central)
From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
14 Oct 2016
24 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Security, IT Security, Information Security, Cyber Security, SOC, computer security incident response, SIEM, CEH, CISSP, AV, IDS, IPS, FIM, IAM, DLP, NIST, COBIT, PCI, threat, detect, monitor Cyber Security Analyst Summary Harris Global is currently recruiting for a motivated, meticulous Security Analyst to join my financial client based in Central London. The Security Analyst will join the security operation centre/ computer security incident response team. The role involves working with sophisticated information security tools, investigating security incidents and ensuring that policies/ procedures are observed to maintain and improve the security posture of the company. The organisation offers an agile, dynamic environment which is technically stimulating. Career development/training is also on offer. Responsibilities/ Accountabilities · Contributes to and enhances the information security capability knowledge base. · Supports delivery of information security services in accordance with requirements, delivering to timescales, quality measures and standards including change control. · Supports the development of the information security function by adopting a proactive and innovative approach to continuous improvement. · Builds and maintains relationships with business units and stakeholders to support security activities. · Supports the delivery of the information security awareness program. Knowledge, Skills and Experience · Experience operating in time critical, complex, technical environments. · Experience of security suites e.g. AV, IDS, Proxies, ASV, SIEM, FIM, IAM, DLP. · A demonstrable passion for technical security. · Experience within complex environments. · Experience in understanding complex software and system interactions. · Experience in understanding complex technical security controls. · Experience in vulnerability and incident management. · Strong experience in one or more of the following: Python, Power shell · SQL knowledge. Qualifications · BSc. in Computer Science (at least 2:1) from a top-tier university · (Desired) MSc. In Computer Science / Data Science / Statistics Desirable · Knowledge of penetration testing techniques. · Ability to identify and define risk mitigation strategies. · Knowledge of IT control frameworks (e.g. ISO, NIST, COBIT, PCI) This job was originally posted as