Information Security Analyst

Location: Kingston upon Hull, England
Job Type: Permanent
Industry: Technology
Reference: BH-2176-1
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Job Published: August 23, 2021 22:28
Information Security Analyst

One of the UK’s providers of ‘critical infrastructure’ require a information security analyst on a permanent basis.

This role require you to assist with information security practises; To administer, prioritise, monitor and conduct business as usual Computer Security, Information Security and Cyber Security activities in line with the technical and business strategy and with Information Security industry best practice.
Responsibilities
  • Hands-on implementation, maintaining and upgrading of systems operations and controls;
  • Maintain and improve procedures, technologies and methods used to protect digital files and computer systems against unauthorised access, modification or destruction;
  • Report overall security status and highlight individual systems as required;
  • Provide evidence required for internal and external security audits or to help determine root causes of security incidents;
  • Recommend appropriate tools and countermeasures;
  • Performing risk assessments and testing of systems identifying prime risks and limitations that may impact computer security;
  • Maintain security procedures with outside vendors;
  • Assist the Infrastructure team when reviewing and testing disaster recovery plans;
  • Maintain, review, test and implement firewall systems, antivirus, data encryption and other security measures in place;
  • Keep computer security knowledge current to understand the latest threats and incidents and to maintain strong defences;
  • Ability to work well independently or with a team;
  • Capable of meeting deadlines and budgets;
  • Available to travel and work at various UK locations;
Required Skills
  • Current industry recognised security qualification (for example CEH, GSEC, CISMP);
  • IT technical background;
  • Good communication skills for both written and verbal reporting;
  • Ability to communicate and guide all levels of staff;
  • Able to work independently with a strong bias to getting things done. Understand the true value to the business of meeting objectives and timely delivery;
  • Willingness to travel around all ports and sites as required for specific projects and generally;
  • Possess a firm belief in the values of customer service and ABP’s core values of openness and honesty, teamwork and respect, along with the ambition to make a difference and exceed expectations.
This is a fantastic opportunity to join of the UK’s provider of critical infrastructure. They are a house hold name in the UK and a key component of the UK’s economy and daily life. Salary is a basic up to £50k with a very good benefits package and pension. Location is a mix of remote and time in one fo the following offices. Southampton, Hull or Cardiff.