Junior Information Security Analyst
Fixed Term Contract basis

A Junior Security Analyst is accountable for the day-to-day management of the Information Security Management System (ISMS), as well as the administration and maintenance of enterprise systems. Additionally, job responsibilities will include system and application auditing and reporting.

Primary Qualifications
Required Knowledge and Experience

  • Basic experience in implementing and managing core Microsoft stack (MCSE equivalent certification)
  • Automation tools and applications
  • Various scripting technologies or programming skills
  • Desktop application deployment
  • Basic experience in administering and supporting virtualization platforms (VMWare, Hyper-V, or Virtual Box)
  • Basic experience in implementing and managing with Linux operating systems
  • Experience in managing cloud solutions (IaaS, Azure, AWS) would be an added advantage
  • Experience and knowledge in managing Data Center Technologies (SAN’s, Switches, VLANs, Routers, Servers and Firewalls)
  • Understanding of ISO27001 and information security’s best practices (identity management, intrusion detection/prevention)
  • Able to demonstrate a solid understanding of ITIL principles
  • Knowledge and experience of Firewalls and other security related devices.
  • Knowledge and experience in preparing project documentation and managing projects through to completion

Preferred Knowledge and Experience

  • CompTIA+ Security or equivalent certification
  • Certified Networking Credential (CCNA or equivalent)
  • Endpoint Management Solutions
  • Virus Protection & other Preventative Solutions
  • Mobile Device Management

Specific skills required

  • A strong understanding of security & networking technologies
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills (troubleshooting)
  • Strong team player.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to cope and work under pressure
  • Innovative, flexible and open approach
  • A result-oriented individual who thrives working in a fast-paced environment
  • Self-motivated with the ability to prioritize, meet deadlines, and manage priority changes

Job responsibilities and tasks

  • Actively monitor and support internal and external systems infrastructure systems (Incident & Problem Management), liaising with colleagues in regional location as necessary
  • Compile comprehensive audit reports identifying potential risks/threats
  • Report on KPIs with compliance and effectiveness of the information security controls and ensure the reporting to key stakeholders
  • Advice and support the IT Security Manager with defining specific information security controls and policies
  • Lead the internal information security awareness program and ensure all staff achieve annual accreditation
  • Carry out security assessments in relation to projects and change management
  • Support the IT Security Manager in developing an IT security assurance program
  • Maintain the threat and information risk register and recommend the appropriate remediation
  • Develop general and detailed documentation describing system specifications and operating instructions
  • Ensure infrastructure, applications and data security/privacy controls are maintained in compliance with corporate and regulatory policies
  • Participate as a member of the Service Desk support team resolving client-side issues as and when needed
  • Develop appropriate project related documentation/business cases. Implement projects in accordance with policy ensuring the identified goals and objectives are delivered on time and within budget
  • Procure IT related resources in line with company policy and ensure an accurate record of assets is maintained
  • Support business continuity processes (backups, replication, etc) through continued documenting and testing of the infrastructure environment
  • Liaising & maintain appropriate relationships with third-party vendors
  • Help staff with the use of the company systems, providing training where necessary
  • Participate in, out of hours support coverage (1 week a month)

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