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Cyber Security Analyst

  • £45000 - £50000 per annum
  • Reading
  • Posted: 31/05/2024
  • Permanent
  • Job Ref: V-32536

Job Details

Cyber Threat & Vulnerability Analyst – Reading / Hybrid up to £50k + Benefits
An opportunity for a Cyber Threat & Vulnerability Analyst to join the team of a growing Cyber Security team at a large enterprise serving millions of customers!
The business is making a big investment in Cyber and there are lots of initiatives and projects to get stuck into if you are looking for a role to make a further impact and have your voice heard!
In this role, you will be responsible for supporting the design, implementation, and maintenance of the Cyber Threat & Vulnerability Management solutions, controls, and processes across the business.
Your responsibilities will be but not limited to:

- Support vulnerability management across the enterprise, ensuring that a framework for identification, categorisation, and mitigation exists and is implemented and maintained.
- Collaborate with stakeholders to understand business requirements and assist with the development of TVM strategies and controls that align with business goals
- Assist with the development and maintenance of TVM documentation, policies, and procedures
- Integrate Cyber Security Solutions with existing systems, applications and infrastructure
- Investigate newly identified Cyber Security vulnerabilities and provide appropriate mitigation actions
- Work closely with technology and business stakeholders about Cyber Security patching and vulnerability management issues/ actions
- Perform proactive threat hunting for new and emerging cyber threats
- Maintain dashboards with Cyber Security threat and vulnerability metrics
- Support compliance with relevant industry standards, regulations, and best practices
- Monitor, analyse, and optimise TVM tool performance, identify potential issues, and implement proactive solutions under the guidance of the TVM Lead
- Stay current on industry trends, emerging technologies, and best practices to continuously improve security operations

You must have the following experience:

- Ideally have a degree in Cyber Security, Computer Science, Information Technology, Engineering or a related field
- Strong analytical and problem-solving, and good decision-making skills
- Ability to display strong planning  and organisation skills
- Exposure to remediating vulnerabilities on endpoints in a complex business environment
- Experience in remediating cyber risks in the ever-changing digital estate
- A generic Cyber Security Certification such as CCSP, Security+ or SC-200
- Ability to explain complex IT / Security problems to non-technical audiences
- Previous experience in Threat and Vulnerability Management and control design, and implementation desirable but not essential

In return, you can expect a salary of up to £50,000 plus a benefits package including:

- Contributory pension of up to 12%
- 1-2 day a week in the Reading office
- 26 days holiday per year increasing to 30 with length of service + Bank Holidays
- Personal medical assessments
- Wider benefits scheme

If you are a Security Professional and looking to take the next step in your career please APPLY NOW for immediate consideration!!!

If you are interested please apply ASAP. The People Network is an employment agency and will respond to all applicants within three - five working days. If you do not hear within these timescales please feel free to get in touch.

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