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IT Technical Security Analyst

Ref: BROADBEAN_430671694508688

on 12 September 2023
Contract Type
£45,000 - £55,000

IT Security Analyst

Full Time / Permanent

£45,000 - £55,000 dependant on experience + bonus and comprehensive benefits package

Hybrid / West Midlands

The Company:

My client, who are a large nationally recognised business are looking for a passionate and experienced IT Security Analyst to join their growing internal Technical Security team.

Their head office is based just outside of Birmingham, and we are ideally looking for someone who is comfortable being on site 1 - 2 days a week on average initially.

The Role:

As an IT Security Analyst, you will ensure the delivery of consistent, appropriate, secure, cost-effective, compliant and high-quality technical services to the business. You will also ensure that the availability and capacity of all infrastructure systems and services are effectively secured, monitored and appropriate enhancements delivered.

Additionally, you will maintain and identify improvements to established governance in respect of system lifecycle, patch management, vulnerability detection and mitigation as well as leveraging innovative technologies & solutions and vendor partnerships to define and implement the technical strategies.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work alongside IT and wider Security team in the analysis of security / vulnerability reports.
  • Work with the team to plan vulnerability mitigation actions, implementations and changes.
  • Work with the Infrastructure teams to define infrastructure software and hardware end-of-life replacement timelines.
  • Perform scheduled IT security / audit tasks, liaising with third parties where required.
  • Perform scheduled activities with a focus on retaining security accreditations.
  • Assist with internal and external audit requirements/requests.
  • Quickly grasp user requirements and solution options
  • Build solutions that comply right first time by design.
  • Investigate incidents and identify and mobilise the resources required to aid resolution, escalating SLA breaches.
  • Ensure compliance with Internal Control processes and procedures.
  • Maintain environments in line with the GISP.

Skills and Experience required:

  • Proven experience in a similar role IT or Technical Security Analyst role working in an enterprise environment.
  • Have strong knowledge and experience of SIEM tools & penetration test reports, vulnerability assessments and patch management.
  • Demonstrable experience of working within large server infrastructure estates
  • Technical and security knowledge / experience of one or more of the following core disciplines: Windows, Linux, Virtualisation, Storage, Citrix and SQL
  • Possess an understanding of Cyber Essentials, GDPR, and IT Audit.

Please apply via the link or contact for more information.

Modis International Ltd acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers in the UK. Modis Europe Ltd provide a variety of international solutions that connect clients to the best talent in the world. For all positions based in Switzerland, Modis Europe Ltd works with its licensed Swiss partner Accurity GmbH to ensure that candidate applications are handled in accordance with Swiss law.

Both Modis International Ltd and Modis Europe Ltd are Equal Opportunities Employers.

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