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IT Cyber Security Analyst

Job title: IT Cyber Security Analyst               

Salary Range: £40,000 to £51,000 per annum

Hours: 37.5-hour week    

Location: Telford

Permanent role working for a leading defence/military design and manufacturing client.    

An IT Cyber Security Analyst isrequired with knowledge of managing security landscapes, solutions, approaches, integrations, developments and deliveries of security services to support IT Strategies, Transitions and Business objectives.

Candidates with IT security regulations and standards (e.g. ISO27001, BSI, NIST, FIPS) At best, certification as CISA, CISSP, CISM, TISP, ITIL or comparable IT certificates in the security environment would be well received.

Due to ongoing new projects this client based in Telford requires a dynamic, leading IT Cyber Security Analyst on a permanent basis. As an IT Cyber Security Analyst, you will be required to:

  • Work with Head of IM&T to develop and lead security initiatives and vision ensuring it aligns and supports business objectives.
  • Continuous improvement/ development of IT security standards, architectures, processes and taking current technology standards into account
  • Review and evaluation of IT concepts (hardware/software) for aspects of IT security
  • Checking the implementation of IT security requirements
  • Management and collaboration of projects, consulting and support of the specialist departments in IT security matters
  • Control of service providers to maintain and improve the agreed IT security services
  • Coordination of IT security incidents
  • Evaluation of findings and weak points, as well as derivation of necessary IT security measures including follow-up
  • Regular review and selection of IT security recommendations from manufacturers for use within the company
  • To ensure the business embed non-functional security requirements which will in turn limit the risk of introducing vulnerabilities into the applications and infrastructure.
  • To contribute to the design, implementation, operation and maintenance of the Information Security Management System based on the adopted standards, such as ISO27001 and ISO27002
  • To support the Security Controller, acting as an additional point of contact to all areas of the business with respect to physical and Information security.
  • To contribute to the risk register detailing known vulnerabilities, risk, impact and mitigation plans.
  • To maintain an awareness of Security related technologies and threats.
  • Measure compliance and conduct risk assessments / audits as needed
  • Work with Head of IM&T to develop and lead security initiatives and vision ensuring it aligns and supports business objectives.
  • Continuous improvement/ development of IT security standards, architectures and processes, taking current technology standards into account
  • Review and evaluation of IT concepts (hardware/software) for aspects of IT security
  • Checking the implementation of IT security requirements
  • Management and collaboration of projects, consulting and support of the specialist departments in IT security matters
  • Evaluation of findings and weak points, as well as derivation of necessary IT security measures including follow-up
  • Regular review and selection of IT security recommendations from manufacturers for use within the company
  • To ensure the business embed non-functional security requirements which will in turn limit the risk of introducing vulnerabilities into the applications and infrastructure.
  • To contribute to the design, implementation, operation and maintenance of the Information Security Management System based on the adopted standards, such as ISO27001 and ISO27002
  • To support the Security Controller, acting as an additional point of contact to all areas of the business with respect to physical and Information security.

The IT Cyber Security Analyst should have the following skills or experience:

  • Must be able to obtain security clearance
  • At least 3 years of professional experience in the IT security environment
  • Experience with security requirements within Defense & Military sectors
  • Very good knowledge of IT security regulations and standards (e.g. ISO27001, BSI, NIST, FIPS)
  • At best, certification as CISA, CISSP, CISM, TISP, ITIL or comparable IT certificates in the security environment.
  • Relevant expertise required in at least one of the following areas: IT risk management, application security, network security or identity and access management.
  • Strong conceptual and process-oriented approach
  • Very good communication skills and ability to work in a team
  • Willingness to travel on business

This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with knowledge of IT Cyber Security Analyst within a manufacturing company. In return for your experience, this Telford based defence specialist will offer you:

  • Full time permanent contract
  • 37.5 hour working week with an early finish on Fridays 
  • £40,000 to £51,000 per annum
  • 25 days holiday plus 8 statutory days
  • Healthcare
  • Contribution pension 
  • Great working conditions

Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of IT Cyber Security Analyst within the manufacturing and defence field and want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the IT Cyber Security Analyst, please contact Matt Johnson at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446116

Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

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