IT Security Analyst

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IT Security Analyst

Dublin City



Ref: E10052SD

Job Description

My Dublin City based client is seeking an IT Security Analyst to join their expanding team in a permanent position.

Job Responsibilities

In this role, you will assist in the development and support of IT security solutions across a variety of complex technical platforms and security domains. You will Support the Security and Networks Operations Team Lead in delivering on project targets and operational KPIs. You will Develop, support and optimise IT security solutions to deliver high performance, 24/7 availability and disaster recovery capability.

  • Deliver on assigned Security projects, enhancing our controls and closing new risks, on time and on budget.
  • Provide technical consultancy on the security aspects of business goals and projects, and on 3rd party risk for specific solutions.
  • Build secure solutions which can be measured, for example on Coverage, Quantity and Quality metrics, and can be moved into a supportable and maintainable Business as Usual state.
  • Assist with producing risk assessments of Group and 3rd party tools and platforms, as required.
  • Proactively investigate new threats to the business and propose solutions to address
  • Ensure company Security Policies are met and maintained, and that new technology build has a net positive on the controls and risk posture to the company
  • Prepare, and when appropriate, deliver oral and written reports to the Chief Information Security Officer as well as other key senior managers within the organisation.
  • Work with the Security team on process redevelopment, working to streamline processes, and develop new processes that allow us to improve the efficiency and/or reduce the risk of information security.

Experience Required

  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in delivering and/or operating IT security solutions.
  • Significant technical knowledge of several of the following IT security components; Firewalls, E-mail gateways, SIEM (security incident and event management, TVM (threat and vulnerability management).

Essential and Desirable Skills

  • Minimum 5+ years’ experience in an IT Security environment
  • Degree Level Education or equivalent with relevant Professional Qualification such as CISSP, CISM, CRISC desirable
  • Disciplined and organised mind-set with a good attention to detail
  • Excellent time management skills, including the ability to manage a demanding and variable workload with tight deadlines
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, including the ability to negotiate and resolve conflict
  • Good analytical skills and the ability to clearly identify key issues
  • A strong customer focus to ensure internal stakeholder needs are met
  • Some knowledge and understanding of the issues and key information requirements affecting the IT environment
  • Project management skills
  • Excellent Word, PowerPoint and Excel skills
  • PCI/DSS knowledge extremely desirable but not required.
  • Knowledge and skills in the following areas are desirable but not required: Cloud Security, Coding and Scripting, Application Security, Networking

Educational Requirements

  • Third level degree in a relevant technical discipline.

Working Hours & Benefits

  • 40 hour working week.
  • Benefits package.

How to Apply

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