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Security Analyst

£30000 - £40000 per annum benefits

Security Analyst- Windows, DLP, Firewalls, Vulnerability Scanning, SIEM, Network Monitoring, Anti-Virus, IDS/IPS, Encryption- Permanent- Manchester

A highly regarded professional services client based in Manchester are looking for a Security Analyst to join the business as they develop their technical team, bringing in specific skills to enhance the quality of the team. As a Security Analyst, you will take ownership and responsibility for a range of different tasks in the information security and cyber security domain, including maintain the existing security and protection landscape, as well as implementing new technologies and handling security breaches.


  • Possessing an IT Security, Information Security or Cyber Security qualification(s) such as CompTIA Security , CCSP, CISSP, or similar
  • At least 3 years experience working in a Security Analyst role or similar position, with an understanding of a broad range of security tools
  • Abilities providing infrastructure support for core tasks including network security, patching, routing and switching, back up and storage, and server support
  • Experience working with DLP tools such as Symantec, McAfee, or similar
  • Strong skills deploying and maintaining firewall solutions using products such as CISCO ASAs, FirePower, Juniper, Checkpoint, Juniper, Palo Alto, Fortinet, or similar alternatives
  • Understanding of and experience with vulnerability scanning tools such as Qualys, Nessus, Wireshark, Nexpose or similar
  • Experience working with SIEM tools such as SolarWinds, Splunk, ArcSight, LogRhythm, Tripwire, AlienVault or similar
  • Exposure to other security tools for ant-malware and anti-virus protection such as Symantec, Bitdefender, McAfee, Avast, Sophos, Kaspersky or similar
  • Knowledge of Windows and Linux operating systems with Shell scripting skills
  • Knowledge of encryptions tool such as USB Crypt, AxCrypt or FileVault is preferred, but not essential


  • Work with senior stakeholders in the information security domain to ensure security compliance with internal standards and policies, and external regulations
  • Carry out vulnerability scans and identify weaknesses in the technical landscape
  • Keep the technical information security and cyber security environment up to date with the latest software releases and updates
  • Manage any security risks to systems, applications, and network solutions, ensuring that routine checks are scheduled
  • Report any security incidents and how they have been managed
  • Install and maintain firewall solutions
  • Schedule routine back up and storage protocols
  • Ensure that all machines are patched into the network correctly

Security Analyst- Windows, DLP, Firewalls, Vulnerability Scanning, SIEM, Network Monitoring, Anti-Virus, IDS/IPS, Encryption- Permanent- Manchester

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