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IT Data Security Analyst

Posted: 15 Feb 2021 Closes: 17 Mar 2021
Kings Rd, Swansea SA1, UK Competitive
Permanent & Full-time OST_743999735316950

Company Description

We are:

In just over 15 years, OSTC has become one of the leading trading companies in the world. Our successis focusedon hiring and developing talented people and helping them to perform to their maximum and fulfil their potential.

We are a trading company, however, unlike many other trading companies, we are continually innovating new products to support our business.

Job Description

The role:

We are expanding our Information Security team and are looking for an Information Security Analystto strengthen the team and support the Information Security Manager with the ongoing ISO27001 compliance.

We are ideally looking for someone who has a solidIT grounding and understanding and wants to move into security and develop their skills.

Reporting to the Information Security Manager you will be responsible for monitoring and reporting on security to ensure that the employees, data, devices, systems and network are adequately protected against current and future cyber threats.

You will be required to play a key role in monitoring effectiveness, completing assurance exercises and providing guidance to colleagues to raise awareness of Information Security and Cyber Security.

  • Maintaining information security policies and procedures.
  • Involvement in the information security incident process, including investigating or working with relevant teams to deal with the incidents, identify the root cause and amend policies when required.
  • Completing due diligence for 3rd parties.
  • Production of monthly effectiveness and vulnerability reports evaluating the adequacy of security controls for operational efficiency.
  • Ensuring all security issues assigned to information Security are resolved.
  • Assessing emerging and new external threats and provide guidance for any required mitigations.
  • Supporting the business in deployments of new technologies; assessing information security risks, security design, and solution evaluation.
  • Review monitoring tools for security monitoring purposes.
  • Assisting the Information Security Manager with maintaining security resilience and ensuring compliance with internal policies and procedures.
  • Assisting with providing responsesin relation to information security queries.
  • Assisting with annual ISO information security audit.


You are aninnovative thinker who is positive, proactive, and readily embraces challenges. You haveexperience analysing and reporting on security vulnerabilities or working in the IT department implementing security controls.

This role wouldbe great for candidates looking to start their career in security with a strong technical background.

Experience Requirement:
  • Experience of working in an IT function that has delivered a secure, robust, sustainable and cost-effective technology infrastructure.
  • Experience working with data analysis.
  • Organised with excellent time management skills.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Good knowledge and experience of IT security principles and best practice.
  • Understands the importance of Information security.
  • Understanding of security concepts and practices.
  • Understanding of systems architecture; cloud technologies; software development lifecycles; infrastructure, including in the areas of desktop/server/network device hardening; encryption & firewalls.
  • Experience in information security incident response (Desirable)
  • Knowledge of the ISO27001 standard (Desirable)

Additional Information

We offer:

We are offering a unique opportunity for the right individual to join our business and develop their career in a fast-paced, challenging yet rewarding and supportive environment.
  • Entrepreneurial culture,flat structure,open-door policy;
  • Excellent learning and further development opportunities;
  • Employee Assistance Program(EAP) available 24/7
  • Company bonus;
  • Salary: £30,000 per annum + bonus
Take the opportunity:

We have built a company where financial success is tied closely to technical achievement. We are always on the lookout for people who can bring their intellect, enthusiasm, and ability to execute to the team.

OSTC is committed to building a diverse, equitable and truly inclusive organisation. It actively encourages diversity and inclusion, while opposing all forms of unlawful and unfair discrimination on the grounds of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation.

Please let us know if we can help you with the application process in any way. We are more than happy to make any adjustments needed to enable all interested candidates to apply

Please attach your CV in English.

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