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Information Security Analyst

  • Job Ref: 7795
  • Dublin
  • IT

The Role

Key responsibilities include:

• Help manage group-wide information security.

• Carry out regular assessments of IT systems and processes to identify all potential security

vulnerabilities and risks facing the business.

• Make recommendations for improvement to the business for any newly required controls, or

modifications to existing controls.

• Develop policies and processes.

• Support the company Cyber Security awareness training, respond to queries and deliver phishing

simulation exercises.

• Take a proactive approach to end point security, including device management and threat hunting

with our SIEM.

• To monitor systems and networks for attacks, intrusions and unusual, unauthorised or illegal

activity, highlighting potential weaknesses and implement strengthening measures where

necessary.

• Troubleshoot security and network problems.

• Respond to all system and/or network security breaches.

• To monitor and respond to ‘phishing’ emails and ‘pharming’ activity.

• Support the creation of monthly reports for both technical and non-technical staff and senior

stakeholders on key aspects of the Group’s performance in relation to Cyber Security.

• To research and evaluate emerging Cyber Security threats.

• To keep up to date with the latest security and technology developments.

 

The Candidate

The successful candidate will have the following:

• 2+ years’ experience in a similar security-related position.

• Experience with Windows and Azure or Cloud technologies in general.

• Previous experience in implementing and deploying security controls in at least one of these

areas: network security, cloud security, endpoint security, or application security.

Up-to-date knowledge of current exploit techniques, vulnerability disclosures, data breach incidents, and security analysis techniques, combined with the understanding of the potential impact on the security posture. • Understanding of cybersecurity standards and frameworks e.g., ISO27001, NIST, CIS, OWASP, SANS. • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal. • Self-motivation with commitment, drive, and enthusiasm. • A proactive approach to work and the ability Ability to prioritise effectively. The following experience would also be advantageous: • Security professional related certification (CISSP, CCSP, OSCP, SANS or equivalent) desirable.

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