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IT Security Analyst

  • Job Ref: 8161
  • Dublin
  • IT

IT Security Analyst  

We’re looking for an IT Professional experienced in IT Security environment, proven delivery with tight deadlines, strong customer focus and an inquisitive mind to proactively investigate new threats to our Business.  

 Reporting to Chief Information Security Officer, the role has as an All-Ireland remit with flexibility in job location and working arrangements.  

Key responsibility to monitor and report on IT Security services and solutions, working with IT teams to achieve secure solutions through assessing risk and building pragmatic solutions to mitigate those risks within the Ireland risk appetite. 

  • Deliver on assigned Security projects, enhancing our controls and closing new risks, on time and on budget. 

  • Provide technical consultancy on the security aspects of business goals and projects, and on 3rd party risk for specific solutions. 

  • Build secure solutions which can be measured, for example on Coverage, Quantity and Quality metrics, and can be moved into a supportable and maintainable Business as Usual state. 

  • Assist with producing risk assessments of Group and 3rd party tools and platforms, as required. 

  • Proactively investigate new threats to the business and propose solutions to address  

  • Ensure Security Policies are met and maintained, and that new technology build has a net positive on the controls and risk posture  

  • Prepare, and when appropriate, deliver oral and written reports to the Chief Information Security Officer as well as other key senior managers within the organisation.  

  • Work with the Security team on process redevelopment, working to streamline processes, and develop new processes that allow us to improve the efficiency and/or reduce the risk of information security. 

About the person 

Qualifications 

  • Minimum 5+ years’ experience in an IT Security environment 

  • Degree Level Education or equivalent with relevant Professional Qualification such as CISSP, CISM, CRISC desirable  

  • Disciplined and organised mind-set with a good attention to detail 

  • Excellent time management skills, including the ability to manage a demanding and variable workload with tight deadlines 

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, including the ability to negotiate and resolve conflict 

  • Good analytical skills and the ability to clearly identify key issues 

  • A strong customer focus to ensure internal stakeholder needs are met 

  • Some knowledge and understanding of the issues and key information requirements affecting the IT environment 

  • Project management skills 

  • Excellent Word, PowerPoint and Excel skills 

  • PCI/DSS knowledge extremely desirable but not required. 

  • Knowledge and skills in the following areas are desirable but not required: Cloud Security, Coding and Scripting, Application Security, Networking