• Salary dependent on Experience plus Company Benefits

  • Watford

  • IT/Software/SaaS, Retail

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Excellent opportunity for an Information Security specialist with Windows, Linux & Cisco skills to advance their career with a global leading retail brand

IT Security Operations Analyst | Enterprise Level
Watford, Hertfordshire | Negotiable Salary DOE + Company Benefits

The IT Security Operations Analyst Role:

The role of each Information Security team member is to support the overarching values and business goals of the business, including meeting legal, ethical and regulatory obligations; protecting member privacy; and maintaining a security technology environment for our operations.

Security Operations Analysts provide consultative services; working with vendors for product consideration and recommendation. The Analysts perform monitoring and auditing of information system activities utilising multiple security related tools to ensure security best practices are enforced; create and maintain documentation related to policies, standards and procedures; and mentor team members with lesser subject matter expertise.

Daily Tasks and Responsibilities:

+ Design, implement, configure, and administer endpoint security software on all company endpoints
+ Configure, monitor, and maintain security compliance of all company endpoints
+ Work with information systems owners and administrators to understand their security needs and assists with implementing practices and procedures consistent with company security policies
+ Work with Compliance, Internal Audit, and Business teams to identify and analyse risks
+ Work with stakeholders to provide security solutions that support their business requirements
+ Identify, develop, and implement mechanisms to detect security incidents in order to enhance compliance with and support of security standards and procedures in place
+ Respond to discovered security incidents by informing appropriate custodians, determining root cause, and identifying and executing remedial actions (if necessary) required to re-establish respective information system security
+ Work with Incident Response team to discovered security incidents by informing appropriate custodians, determining root cause, and actions (if necessary) required to re-establish respective information system security
+ Assume leadership role in advocating internally and externally for compliance to security measures to protect cloud-based applications and environments
+ Build and maintain vendor partnerships to further our mission and goals
+ Maintain current knowledge of industry trends and standards

About You:

+ Minimum of 5 years of experience in security within an enterprise environment
+ Thorough experience within both Windows and Linux environments
+ Experience with Antivirus and management tools such as McAfee ePO
+ Experience with the management of whole disk encryption software
+ Experience with Vulnerability Management tools and processes
+ Experience working with hybrid cloud infrastructures
+ Thorough understanding of security frameworks such as PCI, HIPAA, GDPR, etc
+ Ability to review network diagrams and device configurations to ensure security standards are in place
+ Thorough understanding of the OSI model, as well as IPv4/IPv6 protocol suite
+ Working knowledge of information systems security standards/practices (e.g., access control and system hardening, system audit and log file monitoring, security policies, and incident handling)
+ Ability to clearly communicate Information Security matters to executives, auditors, end users, and engineers, using appropriate language, examples, and tone.
+ Demonstrate a logical and structured approach to time management and task prioritisation
+ Demonstrate a high level of communication skills, verbal and written

Recommended Skills:

+ Successful internal candidates will have spent one year or more on their current team.
+ Ability to communicate in Spanish & French

Benefits on completion of 90 days probation:

+ Executive membership for staff and 3 others
+ Life Insurance/Critical illness & Long Term Disability Cover
+ Pension Plan
+ Employee assistance programme
+ Optical benefit after 1 year employment
+ Dental benefit after 2 years employment
+ 20 days annual holidays (22 after 1 years employment)

If you are suitably qualified and would like to advance your career with a global leader we'd love to hear from you.

Your Background / Previous Roles May Include:
Enterprise IT Security, eCommerce IT Security, Cyber Security, Systems Security, Cloud Security.

Interested? Apply here for a fast-track path to the Hiring Manager

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If you have any pre-application questions please contact us first quoting the job title & ref. Good luck, Team RR.

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