Information Security Analyst

Information Security Analyst
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Job Description

Our leading client within the retail industry in Ireland requires a Security Analyst to join their growing IT team on a Dublin basis. This role provides an exciting challenge for a L2/L3 analyst.

Job Responsibilities

  • Dealing with security incidents by: Determining the incident scope, prioritising issues, assessing the potential impact and identifying the specific vulnerability. Based off analysis you will then make recommendations that enable hasty remediation
  • Address cybersecurity risk throughout the information technology life cycle, from acquisition to decommission
  • Managing and identifying vulnerabilities
  • Help develop the company’s defense in depth approach to information security and ensure continued development of threat visibility, using tools, logs, alerts and processes
  • Executes security operations, such as log and event management, malware analysis, and incident response
  • Analyse P1-P4 security alerts, risks, and other cybersecurity incidents to identify the primary root cause
  • Conduct system security assessments through vulnerability testing and risk analysis to detect new threats
  • Manage and maintain existing security services and configuration including AVR, EDR, firewalls, encryption
  • Act as the primary authorisation figure for any security, network of system changes that need approval
  • Engage with key 3rd party security providers
  • Liaise with the business and other IT functions and the wider business representatives to resolve issues and manage risk
  • Act as the SecOps Lead, for vulnerability and patch management within the company and 3rd party subsidiaries
  • Work closely with 3rd party providers for all internal and external penetrations tests within the company
  • Use knowledge to make recommendations to enhance security and improve company-wide best practices
  • Keep up to date with new data and privacy legislation as well as emerging threats & security technologies

Experience Required

  • Previous experience working in a SOC team
  • An ability to explain security risks to technical and non-technical colleagues
  • Good knowledge of perimeter security controls – firewall, IDS/IPS, access control, network segmentation
  • Security concepts related to DNS, routing, authentication, VPN, proxy services
  • Strong experience of Microsoft operating systems and associated technologies
  • Network security architecture definitions. Knowledge of 3rd-party auditing and cloud risk assessment
  • Sound understanding of information security concepts and technologies – SSL data encryption, SIEM Technology, SOAR Solutions, Identity and Access Management, Vulnerability and Patch Management
  • Strong knowledge in implementing monitoring Information Security controls, practices, and technology within multiple levels of an organisation
  • Excellent understanding of technologies such as endpoint protection and detection, IDS / IPS and vulnerability scanning tools, malware detection and prevention
  • Natural technical curiosity and enthusiasm for technical detail, with a strong drive for self-learning
  • Motivated, high energy, with strong attention to detail with the clear ability to work from their own initiative as well as working closely with an active SOC, and other departments of the business
  • Degree in Computer Science / Cyber Security or relevant experience

Desirable Skills

  • Utilised an AV tool:
    • Fire eye
    • Symantec
    • Trend-micro
    • Or other

Educational Requirements

  • Third level degree in IT or related field

Working Hours & Benefits

  • Monday – Friday working hours
  • Option of fully remote with one day per month in office
  • Annual bonus
  • Pension scheme
  • Practical cyber-security education

Consultant Details

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Name: Luke Prendergast
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Tel: 01 2866666
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