IT / Information Security Analyst - Nessus

Job Title: IT / Information Security Analyst - Nessus
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Birmingham
Salary: £300 - £380 per day
Start Date: 2018-08-24
Reference: 20078
Contact Name: Wayne Pavitt
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 24, 2018 15:03

Job Description

IT / Information Security Analyst

Are you an established Security Analyst or Vulnerability Analyst with practical experience using Nessus Tenable Security? within thermal engineering being applied to manufactured parts & assemblies?
Do you have experience or understanding of owning & delivering projects and will be confident with process Life styles?
Would you like to work for a World class innovator & leader within their industry?

This is a brief overview of a typical day - if you feel this is you we want hear from you!

You will Act upon security events, requests and incidents logged in management systems such as Remedy and Assure or reported directly, to ensure that threats, vulnerabilities and breaches are managed to minimise impact to confidentiality, integrity and availability of systems and data. Attend risk assessments where appropriate to determine and record mitigating actions to identified risks.
Use SIEM and service reporting tools to monitor the security posture of the IT estate and identify anomalous activity and behaviours. Refine and develop dashboards and reports to continuously improve security situational awareness.
Use security tools and, where appropriate, develop simple scripts to assist with the ongoing analysis of a security event or incident. Perform quarterly network and wireless vulnerability assessments, create service requests with support teams to address weaknesses found and monitor and report on progress. Assist with forensic data capture and analysis under supervision when requested.
Produce customer monthly reports to present activity and outcome of operational security services. Provide recommendations and attend monthly review meetings where appropriate.
As subject matter expert for operational security, provide advice and guidance to other teams within the business on good practice and maintain relevant and current industry knowledge through publications, events and training.
Good verbal and written communication skills
Good analytical and problem solving skills
Strong IT skills in Windows, Unix/Linux or Networking
Good understanding of IT security principles

Experience using Vulnerability Assessment tools like Nessus, Qualys etc.
Experience using Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) tools like ArcSight, Splunk etc.
Knowledge of network protocols and technologies such as TCP/IP, PKI, Firewalls etc.

The company are a consultancy based in Birmingham and are looking to speak with talented people in the local area who are not just interested in the hourly/daily rate- it will be competitive (guideline £300- £370pd) and will fit in with your search parameters/expectations, they are most interested in talking to people interested in their satisfying work first, then followed by competitive rate.

The role will initially last for 3 months, however it is highly likely to extend beyond this and become a long erm substantial role for this company

Please also note, We have kept the description deliberately short to attract people who are inquisitive and wish to explore more about this interesting & diverse role!