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Cyber Security Analyst

Public Sector Resourcing (PSR)
United Kingdom
Closing date
24 Aug 2022

Cyber Security Analyst Inside IR35 
Contract Term: 8 months    
Contracting Authority: BEIS - UKRI
Location: Remote

Imagine having a talent that could benefit someone you’ve never met and solve problems you didn’t even know existed. Well, you do, and you can. And we’re here to help you do just that. At PSR we are the go-to place for talented contractors and temps for a rich variety of public sector roles.

As a Cyber Security Analyst your main responsibilities would be to: 
•    Coordinating the DDaT input to Data Protection Impact Assessments (DPIAs) process and assist in the risk identification.
•    Assisting in ensuring privacy controls are adequately implemented and revised.
•    Obtaining answers to the Cloud Security Principles questionnaire from suppliers.
•    To monitor and investigate security events raised in our SIEM tool.
•    To use our SIEM tool to compare, correlate & analyse real time security alerts across our organisations’ systems and devices so that potential signs of a data breach, threat, attack or vulnerability can be detected.
•    Provide end to end resolution of incidents.
•    Assist in developing and testing SIEM rules.
•    Vulnerability scanning.
•    Threat analysis.
•    Providing feedback to improve the maintenance and tuning of the security tooling.
•    To identify & raise Problems and communicate & escalate these via the appropriate channels
•    Ensuring the integrity and security of IT infrastructure across DDaT supported systems.
•    To give technical support & advice to our customer base.
•    Communicating internally and externally issues, escalations and action plans to resolve issues and incidents.
•    Assist in the development of Information Security Policies and technical documentation.

You’ll have relevant experience in:
•    Professional experience in data protection, preferably a GDPR Practitioner qualification.
•    Experience of completing Data Privacy Impact Assessments in particular the technical aspects.
•    A background in assessing technical controls required to maintain privacy and security.
•    Understanding of the Cloud Security Principles
•    Demonstrable experience in forming effective working relationships with customers and other internal stakeholders.
•    Be confident in communicating technical incidents or security threats to non-technical stakeholders.
•    Previous experience of working with SIEM and log monitoring tools.
•    Proven technical understanding of IT and operating systems.
•    Effective decision-making.
•    Good influencing skills and the ability to persuade individuals.
•    Self-motivated, shows initiative, and can work with minimal direction.
•    Strong customer focus.
•    Changing and improving processes, systems, and people to achieve positive outcomes.
•    Attention to detail.
•    Ability to work with third party security providers to complement internal teams. 
•    Good time management and organisational skills to meet deadlines. 
•    Ethical integrity to be trusted with a high level of confidential information. 
•    Inquisitive, a quick learner with the ability to think laterally and 'outside the box' but also have good analytical and problem-solving skills and the persistence to apply different techniques to get the job done. 
•    Teamwork skills, to support colleagues and share techniques.

If this role sounds like something that you would be interested in, please click the link to apply or email

"In applying for this role you acknowledge the following; this role falls in scope of the Off Payroll Working in the Public Sector legislation. Any rates of payment quoted will reflect the gross rate per day for the assignment, and will be subject to appropriate taxes and statutory costs. As such the payment to the intermediary and your income resulting from this contract will be different."

Please be aware that this role can only be worked within the UK and not Overseas.

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