IT Security Analyst

Autonet Insurance
12 Jun 2019
26 Jun 2019
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IT Security Analyst

Location: Stoke on Trent

Job Type: Permanent

Salary: For the successful candidate we will offer a competitive remuneration and benefits package

The Atlanta Group was formed in 2018 and brings together two well renowned insurance businesses - Autonet Insurance and Carole Nash Insurance Consultants. Our aim is to develop further opportunities for growth within the insurance market through innovation and excellence. Autonet celebrates its 20th anniversary this year and over the last two decades have grown to become one of the UK's largest insurance brokers, handling over 1.2 million calls per year and turning over in excess of GBP130 million. Autonet Insurance are a multi-award winning company and most recently were named in the Top 50 UK brokers in 2016 by the Insurance Post. Joining Autonet within the Atlanta Group are Carole Nash Insurance a leading and pioneering motorcycle Insurance specialist, who have been operating for 33 years and provide cover for over 200,000 motorcycles and scooters in the UK and Ireland. The group comprises of over 1,000 colleagues across its sites in Stoke, Altrincham and Dublin, all of whom contribute to the continuing success of their individual businesses and the wider Atlanta Group.

The purpose of the role is to support the confidentiality, integrity and availability of Swinton data, assets and services. As the Information Security Analyst, you will support the Technology Information Security Manager, security managed service suppliers, and Technology colleagues to maintain and enhance multiple security platforms spanning various technologies. You will configure, manage and monitor endpoint/host-based security capabilities, triage, escalate and investigate security incidents, and assist in developing, testing and implementing security. You will maintain and co-ordinate risk event tracking and remediation.

As the Information Security Analyst, you will possess the below skills:

  • The ability to troubleshoot issues across multiple technology areas

  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills.

  • The ability to think "outside of the box" and go the extra mile.

  • Pro-active and self-motivated with the proven ability to drive results

  • Excellent time keeping, planning and organisation skills.

  • Good business and 'user experience' awareness.

  • A keen interest in IT and developments in the sector attention to detail, analytical abilities and the ability

Essential skills required:

  • Extensive experience of Information/Cyber Security Working knowledge of deploying and managing Security Solutions

  • Solid understanding of mail and web protection solutions

  • Solid understanding of network and infrastructure security best practices

  • Experience of privileged access/account management

  • Excellent documentation skills

  • Experience of dealing with escalations, both service and technical

  • Understand security operations from a people, process and technology perspective

  • Bachelor's degree in computing or related field

Desirable skills required:

  • Evidence of providing training to small/medium groups

  • Penetration testing

  • Understanding of cloud computing security

  • Ability to interface with both technology and management stakeholders

  • Understanding of Security strategies and technologies including

  • Secure network design, secure web services, application security and security monitoring

  • Experience in evaluating the design effectiveness of IT security controls

  • Specialist security qualification (e.g. CISSP).

  • Post Graduate Degree in a technology related field.