Cyber Security Analyst

Cyber Security Analyst Basingstoke Permanent – up to £30,000pa

I’m working with a growing Cyber Security Consultancy based in Basingstoke; they’re a leading certification body for Cyber Essentials plus and work closely with SME businesses across the UK to help protect them from cyber security threats. With services ranging from penetration testing, IT Audit and digital forensics, they provide a trusted solution for growing businesses.

Due to growth, we’re looking for a Cyber Security Analyst to report directly to the Director of IT Assurance to work on technical projects on a client facing basis. You’ll be a key part of the team, providing hands on technical support and advice to your clients, as well as learning new skills and growing with the business.

This would be a perfect role for a Junior Analyst looking for more responsibility as you’ll be joining a growing business and be mentored by a leader with 20 years of experience in Big-4 and Blue-Chip companies.

You will:

  • Perform security focused reviews on infrastructure, applications and operating systems
  • Advise clients security practices best practice and potential threats
  • Review of access control and system policies in line with the needs of the business
  • Conduct vulnerability assessments using a range of scanning, network discovery and analysis tools.
  • Audit of system development standards, operating procedures, system security, programming controls, communication controls, backup and disaster recovery and system maintenance
  • Create documents and reports to support your findings and client goals, including presenting these to clients

The right candidate will have

  • Excellent communication skills and proven experience in an IT environment
  • Knowledge of auditing concepts and principles
  • Good understanding of IT networks, anti-malware technologies, security concepts, encryption, access controls and configuration management in an SME environment
  • Experience with Active Directory, Group Policies, Software patches, IDAM etc.
  • Ability to advise upon, and implement the foundations of Cyber Security and how these apply to businesses
  • Scripting knowledge with PowerShell, Python etc.
  • Certifications are not essential but CompTIA, CEH, CCNA or ISO Auditor are desirable

If you’re a Cyber Security Consultant looking to take more responsibility or step up to the next level after an entry level position this could be a fantastic move – you’ll be supported with training on any IT software, relevant laws and regulations with plenty of potential for further development and promotion.

For more information on this position, hit Apply Now and we’ll be in contact to discuss the opportunity in more depth.

Due to the nature of the role all applicants must be able to work in the UK without sponsorship or restriction, be able to travel and hold no convictions or criminal record.

Cyber Security Analyst Basingstoke Permanent – up to £30,000pa

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