Security Analyst / Information Security Analyst

Full Time Hemel Hempstead Hertfordshire IT Job Pro UK

Job Title: Security Analyst

Location: Hemel Hempstead

Salary: £50,000 per annum

Job Type: Full Time, Permanent (37.5 hours per week)

Working Hours: 09:00 to 17:30 Monday to Friday

The Company is an exciting established Technology company providing some of the largest businesses in the UK and globally with customer service and payment solutions. Their customers include some of the best-known brands across the world in the UK, US and Australia. Today, their aim is simple: To help their customers make every contact centre experience satisfying and secure for consumers. Come and discover what's refreshingly different about the Company.

Their Culture:

They work in an award winning, colourful, dynamic, and collaborative environment where you will find flexibility, an open plan office and excellent opportunities for career growth. Their cross-departmental teams work on exciting projects, releasing new technologies to a wide range of clients.

With over 250 colleagues spread across the globe, they are a friendly bunch with a lot of knowledge and exciting plans. They are serious about what they do, but they certainly have a sense of humour. The Company is brimming with friendly, energetic, and creative individuals, who are proud to be a part of their unique success story.

Their values sit at the heart of their culture and are summarised below.

They Encourage and support everyone to grow
They Challenge, listen, and are open minded to change and suggestions from others.
As trusted advisors, they use their Knowledge to solve challenges and deliver the best for clients
They take personal Ownership to strive for excellence in whatever they do
They are welcoming, embrace diversity and respect each other in a spirit of true HumanityThe Role:

As a Security Analyst with an exceptionally fast-growing technology company you will have the opportunity to work with some of the most advanced technologies.

Key Responsibilities:

Monitor, investigate and respond to security events.
Carry out Vulnerability scans and assessments of the Company's Physical and cloud-based infrastructure
Tuning of various security tools to ensure high fidelity, actionable alerts are produced
Investigate complex security events and alerts
Research Threats and Vulnerabilities
Monitor threat intelligence to ensure the Company's estate is protected against existing and emerging threats
Carry out threat huntingEssential Skills/Knowledge:

Previous security analyst experience – monitoring, investigating, alerting and reporting security threats
Experience on SIEM tools preferably Splunk
Experience of IDS/IPS systems (FireSight)
Experience of Security Scanning for physical and cloud-based environments (Nessus)
A good understanding of threats and threat vectors
A sound knowledge of networking and traffic flow
The ability to work unsupervised and under pressure and commit
A sound understanding of security technologies and their function within a networked environment
Understanding of operating systems
Excellent verbal and written communication skillsDesirable Skills/Knowledge:

SIEM content creation
CISSP or equivalent
CEH / OSCP or equivalent
SANS training – 503/504
Splunk training
Sourcefire training
Knowledge of NIST, GDPR, ISO27001, PCI DSS etc.
Previous experience with packet capturing tools and analysisPersonality:

A great team player
Well-developed analytical and problem-solving skills
A strong desire to grow with them as a companyCompany Benefits

25 days holiday and increases with service
Excellent Share Incentive Scheme
Life insurance
Simply Health scheme
Access to group Bupa membership scheme.
Pension scheme
Discretionary annual bonus
Employee Recognition schemes
Free tea, coffee, fresh fruit and snacks
Relaxation floor (lunch area, quiet room, pool table, Xbox)
Well-being initiatives, such as in-house Reflexology and Sports Massage
Discounted offers
Team days and Volunteering events
Christmas & summer company events
Focused on education and training (conference attendance, higher education sponsorship)Please click the APPLY button to send your CV & Cover Letter for this role.

Candidates with the relevant experience or job titles of; Cyber Security Analyst, ICT Security Expert, Systems Developer, Architecture Information Security Specialist, Information Technology Security Specialist, Information Technology Security, Security Architect, Information Security Consultant, Information Technology Security Consultant, Senior Information Technology Security Officer, Information Technology Security Architect, Security Manager will also be considered for this role

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