Job Title: Cyber Security Analyst
Location: London (Hybrid)
Job Type: Full-time
We are seeking a skilled and dedicated Cyber security Analyst to join our clients. The Cyber security Analyst will be responsible for ensuring the security of our organisation's information systems and data. This role plays a crucial part in identifying and mitigating security risks and threats, safeguarding data integrity, and maintaining the confidentiality of sensitive information.
- Continuously monitor the organisation's network, systems, and applications for security threats and vulnerabilities. Investigate and respond to security alerts and incidents.
- Identify and assess vulnerabilities in software, hardware, and infrastructure. Collaborate with IT teams to remediate vulnerabilities and track progress.
- Lead or assist in incident response efforts, including containment, investigation, and recovery. Document all incident response activities for post incident analysis.
- Contribute to the development, implementation, and enforcement of security policies, standards, and procedures. Ensure compliance with relevant regulatory requirements and industry standards.
- Manage user access controls, including user account provisioning, deprovisioning, and permissions management. Monitor identity and access management systems.
- Promote security awareness throughout the organisation. Provide training and guidance to employees on best security practices.
- Analyse security logs, events, and alerts to detect unusual or suspicious activities. Conduct security assessments and risk evaluations.
- Stay informed about emerging cyber security threats and vulnerabilities. Utilise threat intelligence to enhance security measures.
- Prepare and deliver regular security reports to management and stakeholders, summarising security posture, incidents, and risk assessments.
- Bachelor's degree in computer science, Information Security, or a related field (or equivalent experience).
- Relevant industry certifications, such as Comp-TIA Security+, Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), or Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), are a plus.
- Proven experience in cyber security roles, including security monitoring, vulnerability management, and incident response.
- Strong knowledge of security principles, practices, and technologies.
- Proficiency with security tools and technologies.
- Analytically thinking and strong problem solving skills.
- Effective communication skills for interacting with colleagues and stakeholders.
- Ability to work both independently and collaboratively in a team environment.
- Understanding of regulatory compliance requirements and industry standards.
- Competitive compensation and benefits package.
- Opportunities for professional development and training.
- A supportive and collaborative work environment.
- Contribution to the organisation's cyber security efforts and security initiatives.