Job: IT Technical Applications Security Analyst

Title IT Technical Applications Security Analyst
Categories Technology Contract
Salary £475-£500 per Day
Location West London
Job Information

Harris Global are currently recruiting for an IT Technical Applications Security Analyst to work with a market leading FTSE100 organisation based in West London. The IT Technical Applications Security Analyst will have a solid IT background covering end-to-end Application Security, Operating Systems, Networking, monitoring systems, in-depth knowledge of penetration testing (OWASP) and security coding (SAST and DAST) technologies, including security operation services coupled with excellent troubleshooting skills.

The IT Technical Applications Security Analyst will have experience of developing intelligence gathering systems and managing associated incident response processes for the business’ Applications in collaboration with other support functions across UKIT and beyond.

The IT Technical Applications Security Analyst will have the following responsibilities:

  • Collaborating very closely with the Head of IT Security, Senior Stakeholders within the business and beyond to understand the business relevance and impact of Application security risks and help to design and establish an effective intelligence capability using sound analytics to shape and drive the security agenda.
  • Manage the end-to-end technical application security portfolio for the business’ applications inclusive of: absolute clarity of the UK Application inventory, the infrastructure these applications are hosted on, their Security and IT risks, and associated remediation.
  • Be the first point of call and lead for all business’ technical application security matters such as threat assessments, building secure coding and testing into the SDLC (SAST, OWASP, CSC top 20, etc.), and assurance that security requirements are fully met prior to systems being transitioned into operations, and are maintained once in operation.
  • Active monitoring of the business’ application estate to ensure potential or real exposures are identified and resolved with minimal impact to business operations.
  • Provide advice and guidance on the requirements for end-to-end security controls across the business’ application and data estate in collaboration with experts in other functions, eg GS&T Information Security, UK Information Governance.
  • Champion response to the business’ application security incidents in collaboration with other departments within UKIT and beyond to identify root causes and ensure that systemic gaps are closed in a timely manner

Required Skills/Qualifications:

  • The following elements are considered as essential knowledge and one must be able to explain/demonstrate the configuration, management and maintenance of the following:
  1. Application Vulnerability Management
  2. Firewalls
  3. SIEM
  4. IDS/IPS
  5. Web Security
  6. Forward & Reverse Proxies
  7. Identity & Access Management
  8. PKI
  9. Key Management Systems
  10. Citrix, Windows & UNIX/Linux operating systems (including hardening and patching of core OS as well as utilisation of command line tools)
  • Knowledge of current and emerging advanced cyber threats, attack and evasion techniques, command and control infrastructures and insider threat behaviour.
  • Proven capability and experience of investigating, managing and remediating cyber security incidents with an ability to make sound decisions and judgements.
  • Experience in escalating and articulating security concepts to all levels of audience.
  • Demonstrate very strong proven experience of Security systems, ideally some understanding of working within ITIL and PRINCE2 environments.
  • Must be team and results focussed.
  • Ability to make decisions on complex issues and communicate them effectively to technical and non-technical audiences
  • Proven record in co-ordinating the successful delivery of security/technology-based deliverables.
  • Educated to Degree level or possesses the following qualifications: CISSP, CRISC, CGEIT, etc.

Please send through your CV if you feel you are good match for the role based on the above information.

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