Information Security Analyst – Project Assurance

Job Type Permanent
Area London, United Kingdom
Sector Analyst
Salary up to £60,000
Start Date ASAP
Telephone 02033271996
Job Ref SF10465
Job Views 185

Our client, a well known organisation within the UK, are looking for an Information Security Analyst to help ensure that IT projects are delivered securely, protecting client and employee data.  


Duties & Responsibilities of the Senior Information Security Consultant 

  • As an Information Security Analyst, work on a number of projects under the supervision of Senior Analysts/Information Security Projects Assurance Lead 

  • Provide end to end engagement on a wide range of IT projects ensuring that security is built in, they deliver securely and client and employee data is protected 

  • Attend Programme/Project meetings and represent Information Security, giving advice as required 

  • Review architectural and design documents including Solution Outline Documents, Detailed Designs, Network Diagrams, Data Flow Diagrams etc. 

  • Define Security Non Functional Requirements for each project and ensure that they are fulfilled prior to going into service 

  • Ensure the relevant technology standards are applied to specific projects 

  • Produce resource estimates for Information Security engagement on projects and record your time on the current resource management tool 

  • Manage external resources to ensure that penetration testing is carried out to a suitable standard on time and within budget 

  • Scope and manage Penetration Testing including the production of a plan to remediate vulnerabilities identified during any tests in a timely manner 

  • Responsible for ensuring that any vulnerabilities identified are processed in accordance with the latest Information Security Risk Management process including; risk analysis, identifying and applying appropriate controls, recording, reviewing and approval 

  • Articulate risk in technical and non-technical terminology so that it can be interpreted by IT and Business individuals alike 

  • Carry out PCI impact assessments on projects where appropriate 

  • Assess the current technology infrastructure to identify information security and compliance risk areas and recommend controls to address those risks 

  • Escalate any issues to the Information Security Project Assurance Lead where appropriate 

Desired Skills & Experience of the Senior Information Security Consultant 

  • An Information Security qualification e.g. CISSP or CISM; CISA or CEH or equivalent desirable but not essential 

  • Computer Science degree and/or MSC in Information Security desirable but not essential 

  • Working knowledge of different delivery methodologies including Waterfall, Agile and Hybrid 

  • Experience of risk management 

  • Knowledge and skills to manage Penetration Testing processes and remediation 

  • Has a broad knowledge and understanding of IT concepts and architectures including Cloud, BYOD, Mobile Device Management etc. 

  • Proactively takes responsibility, owns any issues arising and follows through to resolve them, recognising how individual responsibility impacts team delivery and inspires others to do the same 

  • Knowledge of OWASP vulnerabilities, tools and methodologies 

  • Knowledge of HTTP, SSDLC and Security Testing 

  • Some knowledge of PCI, DPA and ISO27001 


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