Information Security Analyst

Job Description

Information Security Analyst
Newcastle upon Tyne
We are looking for an Information Security Analyst who will play a pivotal role in ensuring that The Company’s security program is adaptable with the direction of an ever-growing business. You will take a pragmatic approach to Security with a focus on risk mitigation while considering the commercial environment. You will enhance security awareness while delivering solutions that ensure the confidentiality, integrity and availability of company systems and data.
You will be responsible for responding to security RFI/RFPs, winning new business and helping inform potential clients of their security commitment. You will be able to hold your own in a call with some of the biggest enterprise clients in the world, as well as manage onsite audits from customers. You should have a passion for cybersecurity, system monitoring and analysis, and developing/automating creative solutions. Reporting directly into the Information Security Manager (ISM), your role will be to work directly with the technical teams of focusing on compliance and technical solutions to security problems.

Key Information Security Analyst Responsibilities:
• Assist ISM with potential/existing client relationships to help progress the sales process
• Assist ISM with implementing and maintaining GDPR compliance
• Assist ISM with internal and external audits
• Assist with the vetting of new and existing vendors
• Ability to influence key stakeholders within the business around security concerns in a way that demonstrates the value of risk mitigation
• Assist in the management of the Information Security Risk Register, reporting increases in the threat landscape, risk mitigation measures, and risk treatment
• Assist ISM in the response to urgent RFI/RFPs. Implement the organisation's security strategy.Research and recommend security enhancements
• Assist with internal Vulnerability Assessments and Penetration Tests
• Assist the infrastructure team with monitoring of the organisation’s networks and systems for security breaches and intrusions
• Help manage major security incidents as well as the supporting procedures
• Assist with organising retrospective technical and forensic investigation into the cause of a breach and extent of damage to be presented to management.
• Educate the business on wider information security controls through training
• Attend security events representing The Company, to help to raise our security profile and gain insight into the latest security/industry developments
• Advise on changes in software, hardware, access control, communications and requirements relevant to the role
• Support plans and protocols to protect digital files and information systems against unauthorised access, modification and/or destruction
• Anticipate security alerts, incidents and disasters with the goal of reducing occurrences
• Assist in the implementation of network intrusion detection and prevention systems
• Assist with the implementation and maintenance of physical security
• Assist in the rollout and maintenance of compliance to all security controls
• Assist in the certification and maintenance of any security certification the business requires

Essential Information Security Analyst Knowledge, Skills and Experience:
• Ability to communicate, both internally and externally
• Strong problem-solving skills and Ticket/Incident management
• Planning, researching and developing security policies, standards and procedures
• Communicating risk in a nuanced manner to inform business decisions
• Vendor Management, for example, Pentest Companies, Software providers

If you are interested in the advertised position for Information Security Analyst please ‘Register your interest’ through the requested method and we will be in touch shortly with regards to your suitability for the role.

Sharpe Recruitment Ltd is a North East based consultancy, dedicated to placing professionals in rewarding jobs throughout the North of England across a variety of disciplines including Digital Media, Design, Development, Creative Advertising, Sales & Marketing, Tech & IT.

Job Skills

Information Security Analyst, cybersecurity, system monitoring, systems analysis

Additional Information

  • Salary:Negotiable
  • Industry:IT
  • Location:Newcastle upon Tyne

Job Filled

We have already filled this vacancy.


A few words from happy clients and candidates

Got some digital news or events to share?
Or interested in seeing what’s coming up?
Join our hub at Epic Times