Our client, a world leader in email and web content security, based in Berkshire, is looking for a 1st line IT Security Analyst to join their international team.
This position offers the opportunity for the successful candidate to be involved in providing day to day administration of the Information Security Management Systems within the organization, in addition to the admin and maintenance of enterprise systems, auditing and reporting of systems and applications.
The ideal candidate for the role will have a strong knowledge of security and networking technologies combined with strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
*Actively monitoring and supporting internal and external systems infrastructure systems (incident & problem management) liaising with colleagues in regional locations when required.
*Advising and supporting the IT Security Manager with defining specific information security controls and policies.
*Leading the internal information security awareness program and ensuring all staff achieve annual accreditation.
*Compiling comprehensive audits of potential risks and threats.
*Developing general and detailed documentation describing system specifications and operating instruments.
*Carrying out security assessments in relation to projects and change management.
*Participating as a Service Desk support team member when required, resolving client side issues.
*Supporting Business Continuity processes (back-ups, replication etc….)
*Liaising with third party vendors when required.
*Participating in out of hours support coverage 1 week a month.
*Other similar responsibilities to the above that can be discussed on request!
*A strong understanding of security and networking technologies.
*Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
*Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
*Ability to work well under pressure and adapt to changing priorities.
*Innovative, flexible and open approach.
*A results oriented individual who thrives working in a fast paced environment.
*At least one professional experience implementing and managing core Microsoft Stack (MCSE equivalent)
*Automation tools and applications
*Various scripting technologies (Bash, Perl, Python, Shell)
*Experience administering and supporting virtualization platforms ( VMWare and Hyper-V)
*Experience implementing and managing Linux Operating Systems.
*Managing Cloud Solutions ( IaaS, Azure, AWS)
*Experience managing data centre related technologies ( SAN's, Switches, VLANs, Routers, Servers, Firewalls).
*Able to demonstrate an understanding of ISO2700 1:2 and information security best practices.
*Able to understand ITIL principles.
*Experience managing firewalls and other security related software/devices.
*CompTIA security or equivalent certification
*CCNA qualification or other Networking qualifications.
*Virus protection solutions.
*Mobile Device Management.
In return our client can offer a stimulating, challenging and varied position with new projects to work on regularly supporting the internal security of a large information security innovation organisation. Our client can offer excellent career progression within the organisation as well as a competitive salary and wide range of health and well-being benefits.