Lead Cyber Security Analyst - Inside IR35 - Edinburgh

Job type:
on-site
Start date:
ASAP
Duration:
6 months
From:
Lorien
Location:
Midlothian
Published at:
09/15/2021
Country:
flag_no United Kingdom
Project ID:
2205867


An exciting opportunity for an experienced Lead Cyber Security Analyst to join a large Public Sector organisation in Edinburgh.

You will responsible for:

  • Review IT Security Policy, Standards and Guidelines in line with best practise, providing recommendations for improvement to the Lead Enterprise Architect and Digital Information Security Officer and support agreed actions regarding the Digital Identity service
  • Plan and manage an ongoing schedule of security control testing
  • Engage with the relevant teams to gather evidence of the controls that are currently in place and report on the effectiveness of each control
  • Ensures compliance with organisational commitments to Memorandums of Understanding with partner organisations

Essential skills:

  • Explains the purpose of and provides advice and guidance on the application and operation of elementary physical, procedural and technical security controls
  • Performs security risk, vulnerability assessments, and business impact analysis for medium complexity information systems
  • Investigates suspected attacks and manages security incidents including use of forensics where appropriate
  • Maintains security administration processes and checks that all requests for support are dealt with according to agreed procedures
  • Provides guidance in defining access rights and privileges
  • Investigates security breaches in accordance with established procedures and recommends required actions and supports/follows up to ensure these are implemented
  • Maintains current knowledge of malware attacks, and other cyber security threats
  • Creates test cases using in-depth technical analysis of risks and typical vulnerabilities
  • Produces test scripts, materials and test packs to test new and existing software or services
  • Specifies requirements for environment, data, resources and tools. Interprets, executes and documents complex test scripts using agreed methods and standards
  • Maintains knowledge of specific specialisms, provides detailed advice regarding their application and executes specialised tasks

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnerships, pregnancy or maternity or age