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IT Security Analyst

Posted: 11 Sep 2019 Closes: 29 Sep 2019
London £44,296
Permanent & Full-time defra/20190911152127

We're recruiting a Security Analyst to join the team based at Kew Gardens.

This role is key to the successful delivery of the Organisations IT function working closely with the other colleagues in IT, end users, business stakeholders, applications development teams as well as the general user base.

As this is a new role within a new team, you'll have autonomy to help define how the role and team develops.


In this role you'll have some of the following accountabilities:

Take operational ownership for conducting security assessments though vulnerability/penetration testing and risk analysis
Work closely with the IT Compliance Manager in the development and maintenance of IT Security Policy, Information Security Governance and Information/Data Governance. Owning the technical steering of works
Create and carry out internal IT Security Audits against Kew’s policy and procedures. Working closely with the IT Compliance Manager to compliment IT Compliance Audits.
Assist in 3rd Party Audits such as PCI-DSS where the candidate will work along the finance team and the annual DEFRA compliance audit.
Analysing security breaches to identify the root cause and suggest appropriate mitigation and improvement plans
Sharing knowledge and provide assistance to the rest of the IT team through collaboration and maintaining comprehensive, up-to-date documentation regarding policy, processes and guidelines
Be part of the risk driven process, including working with Kew’s Legal and Health, Safety and Business Risk team to ensure risks are identified and managed and reported effectively.
Ensure IT systems and services are appropriately risk assessed and that departmental risks are being recorded and managed.
The salary will be up to £44,296 per annum.

We offer a fantastic range of benefits including a broad range of Learning and Development opportunities, with access to the Civil Service training curriculum, generous annual leave entitlement for new starters, family friendly policies, a choice of competitive pensions and flexible benefits scheme.

If you are interested in this position, please submit your application through the online portal, by clicking “Apply for this job”.

We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from all sections of the community. We guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for the post.

No agencies please.

Responsibilities

In this role you'll have some of the following accountabilities:

Take operational ownership for conducting security assessments though vulnerability/penetration testing and risk analysis
Work closely with the IT Compliance Manager in the development and maintenance of IT Security Policy, Information Security Governance and Information/Data Governance. Owning the technical steering of works
Create and carry out internal IT Security Audits against Kew’s policy and procedures. Working closely with the IT Compliance Manager to compliment IT Compliance Audits.
Assist in 3rd Party Audits such as PCI-DSS where the candidate will work along the finance team and the annual DEFRA compliance audit.
Analysing security breaches to identify the root cause and suggest appropriate mitigation and improvement plans
Sharing knowledge and provide assistance to the rest of the IT team through collaboration and maintaining comprehensive, up-to-date documentation regarding policy, processes and guidelines
Be part of the risk driven process, including working with Kew’s Legal and Health, Safety and Business Risk team to ensure risks are identified and managed and reported effectively.
Ensure IT systems and services are appropriately risk assessed and that departmental risks are being recorded and managed.
The salary will be up to £44,296 per annum.

We offer a fantastic range of benefits including a broad range of Learning and Development opportunities, with access to the Civil Service training curriculum, generous annual leave entitlement for new starters, family friendly policies, a choice of competitive pensions and flexible benefits scheme.

If you are interested in this position, please submit your application through the online portal, by clicking “Apply for this job”.

We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from all sections of the community. We guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for the post.

No agencies please.

Benefits

Benefits

We offer a fantastic range of benefits including a broad range of Learning and Development opportunities, with access to the Civil Service training curriculum, generous annual leave entitlement for new starters, family friendly policies, a choice of competitive pensions and flexible benefits scheme.

Things you need to know

Security

Successful candidates must pass a disclosure and barring security check.

Selection process details

In this role you'll have some of the following accountabilities:

Take operational ownership for conducting security assessments though vulnerability/penetration testing and risk analysis
Work closely with the IT Compliance Manager in the development and maintenance of IT Security Policy, Information Security Governance and Information/Data Governance. Owning the technical steering of works
Create and carry out internal IT Security Audits against Kew’s policy and procedures. Working closely with the IT Compliance Manager to compliment IT Compliance Audits.
Assist in 3rd Party Audits such as PCI-DSS where the candidate will work along the finance team and the annual DEFRA compliance audit.
Analysing security breaches to identify the root cause and suggest appropriate mitigation and improvement plans
Sharing knowledge and provide assistance to the rest of the IT team through collaboration and maintaining comprehensive, up-to-date documentation regarding policy, processes and guidelines
Be part of the risk driven process, including working with Kew’s Legal and Health, Safety and Business Risk team to ensure risks are identified and managed and reported effectively.
Ensure IT systems and services are appropriately risk assessed and that departmental risks are being recorded and managed.
The salary will be up to £44,296 per annum.

We offer a fantastic range of benefits including a broad range of Learning and Development opportunities, with access to the Civil Service training curriculum, generous annual leave entitlement for new starters, family friendly policies, a choice of competitive pensions and flexible benefits scheme.

If you are interested in this position, please submit your application through the online portal, by clicking “Apply for this job”.

We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from all sections of the community. We guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for the post.

No agencies please.

Feedback will only be provided if you attend an interview or assessment.

Nationality requirements

Open to UK, Commonwealth and European Economic Area (EEA) and certain non EEA nationals. Further information on whether you are able to apply is available here.

Working for the Civil Service

Please note this Post is NOT regulated by the Civil Service Commission.

The Civil Service embraces diversity and promotes equality of opportunity. There is a guaranteed interview scheme (GIS) for candidates with disabilities who meet the minimum selection criteria.

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