Date posted



, England


£35,000 - £60,000 + £2350 Location Allowance

Job Description

Ref: VR/03845

Job Description

Information/Cyber Security Analyst

London, Southgate

£35,000 – £60,000 + £2350 Location Allowance

We are currently recruiting for a blue-chip Financial Organisation who are currently undergoing extensive growth plans due to the launch of a new division. This means a new position has been created for a talented Information / Cyber Security Analyst to join their Information / Cyber Security Team. 

You will be required to identify cyber-attacks, investigate complex network and systems, manage vulnerabilities and understand their exploitation.  With this challenging position the candidate will be managing internal security projects and operations – Documentation, Management Reporting, Security Policies, Risk Management, Auditing, Incident Response, Monitoring, and Vulnerability Management and third party vendors.


  • Maintain the company’s ISO 27001 certification and assist during the surveillance audit.
  • Understanding of information security principles, including regulatory, legislative and industry practices.
  • Review and maintain the company’s information security policies.
  • Daily monitoring/reporting security systems, and responding to security incident alerting.
  • Take the lead on projects involving penetration testing, vulnerability assessments and other security audits.
  • Keep abreast of current threats and provide assessment of company’s security against them.
  • Develop and maintain our IT security procedures.
  • Take part in the Info Security committee meetings.
  • Evaluate new security tools to monitor and protect the company’s network infrastructure.
  • Be a technical resource to the developers during the software lifecycle to ensure code and review architectural and design outline documents, Network Diagrams, Data Flow Diagrams and final project sign off from a security perspective.
  • Establish and maintain the access control matrix for the users.
  • Provide training and awareness to staff members.
  • The role is multi-skilled and it is expected that a level of competence and support for all other IS-owned systems will be garnered over time.
  • Evaluate and test security products, applications and design.

Desirable Requirements:

  • Minimum 3-4 year experience in Information Security Management System.
  • Computer Science / Information Security degree or equivalent experience in cyber/information security.
  • ISO 27001:2013 Lead Auditor certification.
  • Cybersecurity Nexus | CSX  Practitioner Certification or CEH or equivalent.

Knowledge and Experience:

  • Strong current knowledge of ISO 27001 and DPA.
  • Knowledge of SSDLC and OWASP application security testing.
  • Knowledge of security penetration testing and tools and methodologies.
  • Understanding of TCP/IP and knowledge of the OSI model with networking concepts.
  • Experience in Information Security areas like malware, threats profiling, APT, and vulnerability management.
  • Experience in assisting and handling Computer Security Incident Response.
  • Broad understanding of IT concepts and architectures including Cloud, BYOD, Mobile Device Management, Agile Working etc.
  • Subject matter expert (SME) in the following areas such as Windows, firewalls, intrusion detection, threat detection analysis, or computer incident handling and forensic, DDoS, managing 3rd party security.
  • Demonstrated ability to be reliable and flexible.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and organisational skills.
  • Ability to explain findings in terms of technical and business risk.
  • Ability to rapidly find, assimilate and correlate information correctly while under pressure.
  • Strong deductive reasoning, critical thinking, problem solving, and prioritisation skills.



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