IT Security Analyst

Job Ref: 50206011
Sector: Audit, Risk & Security
Job Type: Contract
Date Added: 07 January 2020
  • Edinburgh, Scotland, UK Edinburgh Edinburgh GBR EH2 4QZ
  • Competitive
  • Lewis Baillie
  • 0131 257 4979

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IT Security Analyst - Edinburgh - 6 Month Contract

Our Public Sector client is offering an exciting opportunity for an IT Security Analyst to join their Edinburgh based team on a 6 month initial contract.

The role of the IT Security Analyst it to drive delivery of services into the core missions, primarily focused around the areas of:

  • Vulnerability Management;
  • Threat Management;
  • Security Monitoring;
  • Security Incident Response;
  • Control Assurance;
  • Compliance Monitoring.

The successful candidate will have previous experience of working in an IT Security function and be able to bring that experience to bear in both helping to deliver the roadmap, as well as mentoring junior members of the team as they grow into their roles within the function.

Candidates must have relevant experience and working knowledge in the following areas:

  • Application of security controls in line with standards such as ISO27001 / PCI DSS, CIS Top 20 etc.;
  • Vulnerability Management;
  • Security Monitoring and Investigations;
  • Intrusion Detection Systems;
  • Standards Creation.

Candidates must also have experience in at least 3 of the following areas:

  • Knowledge and experience conducting forensic analysis to identify indicators of compromise;
  • Experience with network analysis tools and the ability to conduct packet capture analysis;
  • Excellent understanding of network principles (TCP/IP, DNS etc.) and Internet Protocols (HTTP, SMTP etc.);
  • Ability to triage vulnerability criticalities in line with implemented security controls and / or known plausible threats observed in relevant threat feeds;
  • Knowledge of threat modelling techniques and threat analysis.

Should this position be of interest please submit your CV and I will be in contact by telephone as required.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnerships, pregnancy or maternity or age

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