IT Security Analyst

Manchester - Hybrid | £55 to 60k plus 10% bonus and excellent benefits

IT Security Analyst - Hybrid - £55k to £60k plus 10% bonus, health, strong pension & bens.

IT Security Analyst required to work on an enterprise level estate and be responsible for implementing and performing procedures and controls to ensure and protect the safety and security of IT systems and services.

As the IT Security Analyst you will perform security audits and take corrective actions to mitigate risks. You will monitor and respond to critical application and system vulnerabilities to ensure information security efforts system-wide are properly coordinated and in compliance with reducing the overall security risk.

As the IT Security Analyst you will work on incident and major incident management assisting investigations and working with Application and Technology teams to assess the risk and business impact on existing and future technical implementations.

As the IT Security Analyst you will work with functional information security teams through the daily management of information security tasks, including identity management, vulnerability management, change management, reporting and audit facilitation.

You will perform security audits and take corrective actions to mitigate risks and assist in driving efficient and effective audits and provide IT management direction as to how to remedy pertinent action items. Working to ensure compliance with any applicable information security standards and regulations.

To be successful in this role as the IT security Analyst you will have as much of the following experience as possible:

• Experience with network security concepts such as Firewalls, IPS, VPN, Advanced Threat Protection and network segmentation.
• Experience collaborating with auditors.
• Strong ability to develop ad-hoc reports.
• Experience in the analysis, development and implementation of policies, processes and controls.
• Experience of engaging with technical and non technical stakeholders.
• Strong problem solving and analytical skills.
• Strong security focus in your previous roles.

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