Security Analyst

Reed Technology
Bermuda Park
£60,000 per annum
01 Aug 2017
31 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
The Company

A global engineering company that has been about for over 150 years and is quoted in the London Stock Exchange and the FTSE index. They are known for designing and manufacturing high performance components and sub-systems. The company has grown hugely over the years based on clear cut principles and practices.

The Role

As a Security Analyst, the objective of this role is to support the design, deployment and the day-to-day operations of the company wide Information Systems security technologies. As a Security Analyst you will working in collaboration with member of other Information Services Team to improve and maintain the overall security posture of the IT Infrastructure as well as protect the data assets.

Your Operational Duties will include a daily review and analysis of data from the intrusion detections systems, anti-virus solutions and vulnerability tools. You will also be the primary, secondary or tertiary responder for any known or potential security incidents.

Your Business Support Duties will be to participate in the Business and Information Security initiatives as a professional providing guidance to others on proper IS Security practices. You will also contribute to and deliver end user awareness training, effective reporting as well as performance metrics.

Your Project Management Duties will involve in you helping to coordinate and execute IT security projects as defined and prioritized in the overall global IS security strategy. As a Security Analyst you will evaluate the security posture of the company IT globally as well as any related data assets to ensure internal security controls are appropriate and operating as intended

The Technical Skills required

? Detailed functional knowledge of network technologies including network security focused technologies such as next generation firewalls (particularly Fortinet firewalls, Fortiweb and FortinAnalyzer) and web application firewalls in a global IT environment
? Working knowledge of server technologies including administration, virtualization, Active Directory, Microsoft Exchange, and Citrix in a global IT environment
? Working knowledge of both Windows and Linux/Unix operating systems
? Working knowledge of security solutions such as anti-virus, intrusion detection, file encryption, security incident and event management, vulnerability assessment, etc.
? Experience in log analysis and correlation
? Experience using Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, and SharePoint. Microsoft Project, Access, SQL, PowerShell, or scripting experience is a plus.

The Professional Skill required

? Strong customer service, written, and oral communication skills
? Ability to maintain security as well as confidentiality when dealing with sensitive information for a global environment
? Ability to prioritize tasks in order to meet deadlines and deliver measurable results
? Ability to collaborate with team members as well as non-team members to support a multi-site customer base that extends globally
? Knowledge of desk side and help desk support delivery
? Experience in developing as well as implementing support and administration procedures

Desirable Qualities

• SOC audit experience
• BS degree in a technical discipline, or equivalent.
• Experience with IP networking and security devices.
• Experience working with firewall and IDS/IPS systems.
• Enterprise Wireless experience.

What you will get in return

An opportunity to work within a rapidly growing global organisation, providing you with the support and knowledge to develop and further your career and highly competitive salary dependant on experience

This role is commutable from Birmingham, Newcastle-under-Lyme, Stoke-on-Trent, Stafford, Cannock, Wolverhampton, Coventry, Burton-on-Trent, Tamworth, Derby, Nottingham, Telford, Shrewsbury, Leicester, Rugby, Leamington Spa, Hinckley

If you want to be considered for this role, please email your CV to with a covering email explaining why you would suit this role and clearly explaining what experience you have with Fortinet firewalls, FortiWeb and FortiAnalyzer. If this role is not for you, please forward it on to a Security Analyst that fits the job description.

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