Cyber Security Analyst
- Cyber Security Jobs
- North West England
- Job Type
- Cyber Security Analyst
- Employer Sector
- Technology, ICT & Telecoms
- Contract Type
Cyber Security Analyst
Competitive Salary + Excellent Benefits
Full Time, Permanent
Our client is a leading UK-focussed downstream energy company whose main asset is their Manufacturing Complex, one of the most advanced refineries in Europe and situated close to the major cities of Liverpool and Manchester. Their Manufacturing Complex is a key strategic national asset, annually producing over 16% of the UK's road transport fuels, while playing an important part in Britain's petrochemical industry by providing key feedstocks.
The business is a major supplier in the North West and beyond with customers including most of the major retail brands operated by international oil companies and supermarkets, Manchester Airport, leading commercial airlines and the region's trains and buses.
The business covers crude and product trading, refinery operations, HSE implementation, maintenance support and technological services, together with marketing and retail activities. Our client's commitment to maintaining safe and healthy working conditions and following the best operating practices to protect the environment underpins everything they do.
They employ over 900 highly trained and loyal staff, who are at the heart of everything they do. The company has an embedded safety culture, technically challenging work across the different parts of the business and some of the best training available in the energy industry.
Our client currently has an exciting opportunity for a Cyber Security Analyst to coordinate and support all the activities in the Infosec team and ensure the overall information and data security monitoring and compliances are maintained and enhanced continuously as per the rapidly evolving cyber threats in the industry.
The role will be to support the Head of Information and Data Security primarily to plan, implement, manage, monitor and upgrade security measures. The successful candidate will troubleshoot security and network issues, whilst responding to system and network breaches.
Monitoring and analysing the company's systems to identify and propose new security measures and improvements will be required, partnered with co-ordinating with the IT Operations and Projects teams to ensure that security is adequately addressed and embedded in Company Projects and activities.
Cyber Security Campaigns, Policy Creation, Document Management and Compliance are all aspects that this role will support, with the aim of increasing awareness and understanding of CyberSecurity within the workforce.
Although the role is mainly based at our client's headquarter some very occasional travel may be required to other sites within UK.
The role is office based with remote working upon agreement with Line Manager.
The role will also support regulatory and compliance frameworks like GDPR, ISO27001 and NIS.
Our client's ideal candidate will have a keen interest in IT, having a Degree or appropriate other related qualifications within the IT sector, ideally having knowledge in CyberSecurity. The successful candidate will have excellent IT skills and knowledge on IT systems and should have at least some experience with firewalls, routers, intrusion detection systems and intrusion prevention systems. Ability to do technical investigations, configuration of IT Security hardware and Software, impact analysis and root cause analysis independently.
They should be comfortable working with a variety of Stakeholders across the business and have the ability to communicate in a clear and concise manner across a variety of outputs. A clear eye for detail and ability to handle, process and understand large amounts of data quickly will be required for this role. The role will be expected to work on multiple projects at once, so being organised and flexible in your approach to work would be beneficial.
The role will support enhancement of Information Security in the organization by proactive monitoring of IT infrastructure, therefore attention to details and good analytical skills will play vital role here.
This role will be considered as a reasonable development opportunity.
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