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.

ESSENTIAL SKILLS:

  • 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



KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • 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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