Security Analyst

Contract

Reference: PM/Req/006507
Location: Maidenhead
Type: Contract
Status: Active
Salary/Rate: £400 per Day

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Security Analyst – Digital Web Based Services – Security Controls
Security Analyst to work for government dept assisting planning and scoping of security engagements; Third party security assurance reviews; Creation and documentation of Security Policies and Procedures; Assisting with the ongoing management and maintenance of the certification and training management system; Performing and maintaining research in current information security areas.

Essential Skills
– Very strong grasp of the technologies used to deliver digital web-based services and in particular, the security controls needed to protect these services and the data that they process and store
– Strong communication skills, with the ability to communicate effectively with customers and stakeholders inside and outside government across different specialist functions
– Strong understanding and demonstrable track record in the information security assurance of web-based services and cloud services
– Able to balance technical, physical personnel and procedural controls to address business and information risks in the most effective way experience of delivering reports to private and public sector customers and stakeholders on services and information risk
– Demonstrable experience of working successfully in a team
Desirable Skills
– problem solving and analytical skills
– will be familiar with UK and international, legal and regulatory requirements that could affect organisation security and assurance policies and influence their development as needed
– experience of scoping and/or purchasing IT Health Checks (penetration testing)
The successful candidate will: – enjoy consulting with and working alongside technology teams – have a very strong grasp of the technologies used to deliver digital web-based services – have a very strong grasp of the security controls required to ensure that digital services are safely delivered to their users – enjoy working with multiple projects at the same time – be highly organised – be able to work on their own with relatively light management oversight.
Security Analyst – Digital Web Based Services – Security Controls