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Location: North West England, United Kingdom, Manchester

Security Analyst

North West England, United Kingdom, Manchester
£35,000 - £43,000

Job Description

Security Analyst
Permanent
£35k - £40k

We are Swinton Insurance. We've been helping people to find insurance for over 60 years. And we're far from done. With a fresh focus, a clear vision and some incredible projects on the go, there's never been a better time to join us - and to develop your career with one of the UK's leading digital Insurance Brokers.



We are currently looking to recruit for a Security Analyst to support the confidentiality, integrity and availability of Swinton data, assets and services. As an Information Security Analyst, you will support the Technology Information Security Manager, security managed service suppliers, and Technology colleagues to maintain and enhance multiple security platforms spanning various technologies. You will configure, manage and monitor endpoint/host-based security capabilities, triage, escalate and investigate security incidents, and assist in developing, testing and implementing security. You will maintain and co-ordinate risk event tracking and remediation. The role includes day-to-day interaction with the Group CFO and Executives within the organisation.



Key Accountabilities



Support information security operations, including incidents, requests, changes, problems and tool configuration, including mail, web and infrastructure incidents
Supporting the Security Service products including Anti-Virus, DLP (Forcepoint), PAM, VSS, SIEM, IDS/ IPS
Support and maintain mail and web protection solutions
Risk assessment of current information technology infrastructure, application and services. Prepare the monthly Cyber Security Dashboard
Support and manage vulnerability scans. Review vulnerability reports and plan remediation activities. Work closely with SIEM provider on incidents raised by SIEM
Support in the identification, assessment and prioritisation of risks, co-ordinating activities to minimise, monitor or control the risk impact
Prepare daily information security report including all security incidents and actions
Support Privileged Account/Access management solution
Support the information security team's deliverables across ISS and Business projects
Support where appropriate a variety of IT security related activities in ensuring that IT systems are protected against unauthorised activity.
Review change requests on behalf of the Information Security senior members.
Assist in the regular review of security awareness material e.g. e-learning security module on the Intranet. Assist with the co-ordination and execution of quarterly Phishing exercises.
Support information security consultant and manager on audit actions


Essential Criteria

Knowledge of deploying and managing Security Solutions
Experience of Security Service products including Anti-Virus, DLP (Forcepoint), PAM, VSS, SIEM, IDS/ IPS
Solid understanding of mail and web protection solutions
Solid understanding of network and infrastructure security best practices
Experience of privileged access/account management
Excellent documentation skills
Experience of dealing with escalations, both service and technical
Understand security operations from a people, process and technology perspective
Bachelor's degree in computing or related field


Desirable Criteria



Evidence of providing training to small/medium groups
Penetration testing
Understanding of cloud computing security
Ability to interface with both technology and management stakeholders
Understanding of Security strategies and technologies including
Secure network design, secure web services, application security and security monitoring
Experience in evaluating the design effectiveness of IT security controls
Specialist security qualification (e.g. CISSP)
Post Graduate Degree in a technology related field. Degree qualified


As a Financial Services organisation we comply with and support the requirements set by our Regulator, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), which are designed to protect our customers. This means if your application is successful, you'll need to satisfy some important background checks before you can start working with us. These will include a full credit enquiry, a criminal record check, residency and right to work checks.

We celebrate and support diversity and are committed to ensuring equal opportunities for both employees and applicants.

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