Security Analyst

  • Location

    Leeds, West Yorkshire

  • Sector:

    Information Security

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  • Salary:

    £0.00 - £50000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Garry Milner

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  • Published:

    12 months ago

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Security Analyst


Partnered with a market leading organisation in the Centre of Leeds we are looking for Security Analyst. The security operations team is responsible for monitoring, assessing and improving security measures for the protection of systems, networks and data ensuring appropriate controls are in place. Responding to security incidents. Maintaining up to date intelligence and methodologies of information security threats and vulnerabilities.

The InfoSec Operations Analyst is a key part of the businesses security operations capability and is the front line of incident response, the primary point of contact for security queries and works closely with IT teams, Risk management functions and other business support services.
The role does form part of the 24x7 security response capability so an on-call rota is expected.


The Security Analyst is responsible for:

Leads the response to security incidents and analysis of events
Responding to security queries from the wider business
Performing vulnerability testing and assessment of remediation requirements
Supporting project activity, security architecture and control implementation
Working with the firms MSSP on incident response and service tuning
Technical analysis (in conjunction with architectural teams) of new systems and software
Supporting security engineering teams in ensuring that security systems and software are running and up to date
Promote security awareness to both internal and external customers


Experienced in security operations activities, possibly in a SOC environment
Experience of wider operational security in international organisations
Demonstrable understanding of information security controls and technology
Experience of working with a ISO27000 ISMS
Knowledge of technical security controls including Cisco firewalls & IPS, EDR solutions, web filtering, email filtering and logging & monitoring
Experience of working with public cloud platforms such as Azure and AWS
Technical and general security certifications. E.g. CISSP, SANS GIAC, CEH, CCSP