IT Security Analyst

United Kingdom, Westminster
11 Sep 2019
20 Oct 2019
Job Type
Are you keen to develop your experience within IT Security within a large complex organisation? Why choose us?

The University of Westminster established over 175 years ago has developed in to one of the UKs leading Universities, fostering innovation and creativity inspired by research and informed by practice. Now is an exciting time to join us on our digital journey, digital is at the heart of everything we do, as part of our £40m investment over the next 5 years we are looking to grow our innovative technology team.

The University supports around 18,000 Students and staff based across our sites in the heart of London. We offer a comprehensive range of IT and Digital Services and as part of our journey we are looking to redevelop our services and look at new technology solutions that will enhance our student and staff experience creating a more digitally connected campus.

The role
Westminster are seeking to invest in a talented IT Security Analyst who is looking to develop their career within IT and Information Security. As an enthusiastic and passionate IT security Analyst you will monitor and manage the operation of security enforcing systems across the University.

You will help the Data Security Manager to raise the awareness and importance of information security across the University and help improve adherence to IT security policies, operational procedures and security related service management processes. You will key in supporting security incident management, vulnerability management, information security investigations and audits, supervision of 3rd party vendors and associated project work.

Your profile
  • A qualification in Information Security (CISSP, MSc Information Security) would be desirable
  • Experience of working in and IT/ Information Security focused role within a large complex multi site environment with knowledge of COBIT and ISO 27001
  • Experience of IT Security principles within cloud-based services such as SAAS would be advantageous
  • Exposure to integration and firewalls including network traffic, PKI and web server security is desirable
  • Any experience with vulnerability assessments, log analysis, network mapping tools, penetration testing, and content filtering systems would be beneficial

  • You will be a self-motivated individual who is able to be adaptable and flexible and able to adjust to a new situations and environments
  • Effective oral and written communication skills, with a logical and pragmatic approach to tasks
  • Ability to communicate with people at all levels, including the ability to communicate complex technical information to non-technical users

As an employer of choice, the University of Westminster offers an extensive benefits package including:
  • Competitive salary of £46,752 - £50,608
  • 35 days annual leave plus Christmas closure days, public holidays
  • Competitive pension package
  • A healthy work-life balance for all employees
  • Professional and personal development and training opportunities

Closing date: 26th September

Interview Date on site at the University of Westminster on Tuesday 8th October

For more detailed information, please contact either Amanda Whicher or Hannah Groves on 0207 259 8746

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