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Cyber Security Analyst

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Cyber Security Analyst

Northampton – Hybrid after Probation

Up to £50k + Benefits

This role is with a leading IT service provider in Europe with a 40-year history of expertise and partnership. The company is dedicated to shaping the future with IT, maintaining close relationships with customers through over 85 system houses and e-commerce companies in 14 European countries. Serving a diverse clientele, including midsized businesses, large corporations, and public-sector organizations, they offer a blend of direct IT product sales and extensive systems integration services. Their global reach is further extended through alliances with IT partners worldwide.

The Role

As a Cyber Security Analyst, you will be part of the Post Sales Security team, working closely with the company's Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) to ensure a resilient and robust technology estate for professional and managed service customers. You will be hands-on with on-premises and cloud-based systems/services, utilizing your knowledge of security architecture, technologies, controls, processes, procedures, and governance. Your goal will be to continually improve customers' IT systems and overall approach to cybersecurity through assessments, collaboration with third-party suppliers/partners, customer consultations, and the deployment, operation, and maintenance of security systems/services.

Responsibilities

* Collaborate with the UK CISO to establish and maintain best practice security services and controls for customers.

* Provide first response for cyber security incidents, including analysis, mitigation, remediation, and recovery from threats.

* Consult with customers on security systems, services, controls, and industry best practices.

* Undertake security-focused project work, including consulting, designing, and deploying customer security systems and services.

* Manage and monitor security alerts and notifications triggered by customer security systems and services.

* Run routine security reports to assess customers’ current security posture, take appropriate actions, and provide recommendations.

* Conduct vulnerability assessments and related remediation work.

* Ensure new Managed Service customers align with security best practices during the onboarding process.

* Assist with responding to customer security-related questionnaires and tenders.

* Help maintain internal security standards, including ISO 27001 and Cyber Essentials, CE, CE+, and CE Certification Body status.

Candidate Profile

* Experience: 3+ years in a similar role (e.g., SOC Analyst, Security Analyst).

* Technical Skills: Experience securing a wide range of technologies, systems, services, and devices. Familiarity with Azure and Microsoft 365 is desirable.

* Certifications: Security-related certifications (e.g., Security+, CySA+, CCSP, SSCP, CISA) are advantageous but not essential.

* Knowledge: Broad understanding of technology solutions in corporate environments. Experience in a managed service environment is distinctly advantageous.

Benefits

* Hybrid working arrangement after successful probation period (3 days in/2 days out).

* Competitive starting salary.

* Convenient location near the M4 in Chippenham.

* Social events, supportive and fun culture, and hard-working environment.

* Perks such as incentives (holidays, vouchers, lunches, spot prizes).

* Top-of-the-range technology for office and home working (laptops, screens, latest iPhone, etc.).

* Subsidized healthcare/medical benefits.

* Generous annual leave (25-30 days plus bank holidays, with optional 2 weeks unpaid leave) that increases with tenure.

* Comprehensive progression plan, including training and mentor programs

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