Information Security Analyst – Full Time, Permanent | Cyber Security Jobs Edinburgh, UK

Full time Permanent in Information Security Officer
  • Post Date : March 11, 2022
  • Salary: $2,781.00 - $3,082.00 / Monthly
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  • Offered Salary 1000
  • Experience 3 Years
  • Gender Male
  • Industry manufacturing
  • Qualifications network-engineering

Job Description

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Information Security Analyst – Full Time, Permanent
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£27,116-£32,344 – Grade 4
Excellent Benefits Package
Contractual hours
Full Time
Job description

The role of the Security Team is to keep the University and its people safe from all forms of cyber security threat, working to minimise the likelihood of disruption to teaching, research and business activities.

As such, an exciting opportunity has arisen for an Information Security Analyst to join us and take part in all key activities undertaken by the team, while developing your own specialisms and offering informed opinions that could lead to the delivery of something that offers direct and positive change for all within the University.

As someone with a passion for Cyber Security, this role will potentially offer you wide ranging influencing ability and a focus on developing your expertise. Simultaneously, you will benefit from working in a dynamic and supportive environment, with a clear strategy and growth agenda. At ENU we support ambition, recognise achievement and encourage forward thinking.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • You will use the University’s SIEM, SOAR and other security solutions to monitor for, and respond to, attacks, intrusions and unusual, unauthorised or illegal activity, monitoring for, and conscientiously responding to, messages, requests and queries, providing advice and support required to effectively complete requests.
  • You will also have the opportunity to contribute to the creation and review of process, system and end user documentation
  • Day to day duties involve routine operational activities, security investigations and incident response, audit or project activities, occasionally requiring working extended hours as appropriate.
  • You will also be responsible for ensuring that the information and records processed (received, created, used, stored, destroyed) on behalf of the University are managed in compliance with ALL applicable legislation, codes and policies e.g. Data Protection, Information Security and Records Management.

For a full role profile and comprehensive list of duties, please click here.

What are we looking for?

  • A degree in a relevant discipline is preferred however candidates with other qualifications will be considered if they also have practical experience in a relevant role.
  • CompTIA Network+, CompTIA Security+, or any other similar industry/professional certification, ideally related to cyber security. (DESIRABLE)
  • Knowledge of the information security issues faced by organisations, common security threats and how they can be defended against.
  • Knowledge of relevant networking, operating system, basic system and application access control concepts
  • Experience of working with system and application log files
  • Good analytical, logical thinking and problem-solving skills, with a strong desire to understand how things work and why things are.

Benefits We Offer

Edinburgh Napier University is a forward-thinking institution, home to forward-thinking people, inspired by the world around them. Join us and you will find that we offer support and recognition wherever due, as well as fantastic benefits such as an attractive pension with employer contributions of 20.8% and a minimum of 36 days holiday.

There are professional development opportunities, discounted access to onsite sports facilities and a wide range of other staff discounts. For more information about our wide range of benefits, click here.

Salary: £27,116-£32,344 – Grade 4

Additional Information

Closing date: 31/03/22

Interview date: Week commencing 25/04/22

Edinburgh Napier is committed to creating an environment where everyone feels proud, confident, challenged and supported and are holders of Disability Confident, Carer Positive and Stonewall Diversity Champion status. Please see here for more information.

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