(RR52) Senior IT Security Analyst & Team Lead

£65,000.00 - 75,000.00 Per Annum (Bonus, Bens)

IT Security Team Lead is required for a leading national organisation with the largest retail based network in the UK and who strive to put the customer first in everything that they do.

Within this role as the IT Security Team Lead, you will be responsible for the day to day technical leadership of the SOCteam; Developing and maturing the SOC capability alongside the day to day management of a team of analysts, taking a lead role when dealing with incidents and providing coaching and mentoring for security analysts.

As the IT Security Team Lead you will understand and articulate emerging threats and incidents to different audiences within the client, including technical, operations management, senior management and executives.

You will use some of the latest technology to detect threats to the information systems of this organisations networks from external and internal threats.As the Security Lead you will analyse and advise on security alerts, assisting with investigations due to escalated incidents from security information & event management systems (SIEM).

As the IT Security Team Lead you will assist with the implementation and maintenance of the information security testing methodologies, tools and processes for assessing, monitoring and reporting the overall information security posture of the Post Office.

This position will support the adoption, expansion and maintenance of ISO27001 and other standards as required including FSA, PCI-DSS. In order to achieve this, you will need to influence at Senior Manager and Director level within the organisation.

To be successful in this role you will need as much of the following experience and knowledge as possible:

·Team leadership within the IT Security Industry.

·Ideally working in a Security Operations Centre (SOC)

·Knowledge of Information Security industry, product and service trends.

·Knowledge of current Information Security threat types and potential mitigation controls

·Knowledge of security technologies and experience with SIEM-based analysis and development, for example LogRythmn, RSA EnVision, ArcSight, Splunk

·Experience analysing logs from Security Appliances such as: perimeter firewalls, network- and host-based IDS/IPS and vulnerability management tools

·Experience in responding to and managing incidents.

·Knowledge and experience of vulnerability management and/or threat analysis

·Experience of working in environments subject to compliance requirements such as PCI DSS, FSA (UK), SOX and Euro-SOX, ISO27000 Series would be beneficial

·Good working knowledge of Unix (Solaris, Linux, BSD) and/or Windows

·TCP/IP networking skills

·Lateral thinking combined with excellent problem solving capability

·Very good communication and stakeholder engagement skills

·Knowledge of Information Security within frameworks, such as COBIT.

·Knowledge of Information Security within architecture, such as TOGAF.

·Management of 3rd party supplies / vendors.

This is a challenging and varied role in an organisation that’s both complex and operates across multiple sectors and can provide excellent immediate opportunity along with longer term development and progression in to management and Head of Security roles.

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