IT Security Analyst (6+ years experience)

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IT Security Analyst (6+ years experience)

Dublin South


€70,000 - €80,000

Ref: E5831SC

Job Description

South Dublin MNC client requires an experienced IT Security Analyst to join its expanding SOC team on a permanent basis

Job Responsibilities

  • Gather and analyse IT security related data such as logs and events, to identify or security breaches to the organisation
  • Some travel would be required to the UK
  • Monitor network traffic and report-security related incidents
  • Report security-related incidents
  • Develop after action reports
  • Perform research on cyber threats
  • Provide recommendations for improving the efficiency and effectiveness of incident response processes
  • Identify security vulnerabilities and assist them with mitigation of the risk identified
  • Developing and deploying network and endpoint detection to support a SOC analysis team
  • Play an advisory role to the business on security related matters for projects or processes as required
  • Collaborates on critical IT projects to ensure security is addressed throughout the project
  • Performing data analysis to optimize SOC procedures
  • Assist in the coordination and implementation of major detection improvements to SOC analytics
  • Coordinating analysis teams to best educate on and respond to developments in the threat landscape
  • Advises security administrators on normal and exception-based processing of security authorization requests
  • Perform control assessments to identify control weaknesses and access the effectiveness of existing controls, and recommend remedial actions
  • Assist with the development of a common set of security tools, define their operational parameters and conduct reviews of tool output
  • Develops and validates baseline security configurations for operating systems, applications and networking and telecommunications equipment.
  • Advises security administrators on normal and exception-based processing of security authorization requests
  • Researches, evaluates and recommends information-security related hardware and software, including developing business cases for security investments
  • Assist in the development of security policies, principles and standards
  • Provide 2nd & 3rd level support and analysis during and after a security incident
  • Assist security administrators and IT staff in the resolution of reported security incidents

Experienced Required

  • Minimum 6 years’ experience in information security
  • Experience researching security threats and developing detection mechanisms to defend against them
  • Proficiency with threat modelling methods and associated TTP’s
  • Proficiency is performing risk, business impact, control and vulnerability assessments
  • Excellent understanding of infrastructure and business systems
  • Strong understanding of network security appliances, anti-malware solutions, automated policy compliance tools and desktop security tools
  • Strong familiarity relating to the network, OS, virtualization and cloud technology stacks
  • Experience in developing, documenting and maintaining security policies, processes, procedures and standards
  • Exposure to the Cloud
  • Solid understanding of project management principles
  • Excellent communication skills and capable working as a team and as an individual
  • Audit, compliance or governance experience is a strong plus

Educational Requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree in IT or related field
  • CISSP, ISSAP, CISM, ECSA, CompTIA CASP, GCIH, GCFA, GMON or equivalent qualification

Working Hours/Benefits

  • Flexible works hours
  • 23 days annual leave and more available for purchase
  • Pension contributions of 4 – 8%
  • Wellness allowance of 1,000
  • Training as needed
  • Free parking
  • Canteen on site
  • Full calendar of events

How to Apply

If you are interested in this role, then please Apply along with your updated CV and I will be in touch with you to discuss your application in more detail, otherwise feel free to connect with me by whichever medium you are most comfortable with be that Linkedin, Email or Telephone. Remember we have limited our site to a maximum of 200 Jobs so if this Role is not a 100% match to your requirements please be sure to connect with us as we will most likely have another role which you may find more suitable.

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