London

£45000 - £50000 per annum

Permanent

Grp00199

About the organisation

Who we are

Age UK is the country's largest charity dedicated to helping everyone make the most of later life. Read more

Job Description

Job Title: Information Security Analyst

Job Category: Information Security

Location: London

Salary: £45,000-£50,000

Agreement Type: Permanent (x2 roles)

Job Purpose

Age UK have exciting career opportunities for two enthusiastic and experienced Analysts to join the Head of Information Security, supporting the development of the security programme. To do well in these roles you must have a positive attitude, a strong technological background and experience of information security in a broad sense, including Governance, Risk and Compliance. You will monitor for security issues, carry out incident investigations and risk assessments as well as liaise with third-parties and colleagues to assure good security practices are implemented and maintained.

Charity experience would be useful but not essential.

Main Responsibilities


  • Monitor and audit for security vulnerabilities and weaknesses, propose mitigating measures and liaise with IT and other colleagues for implementation.

  • Investigate and follow-up information security events and incidents.

  • Assist in the identification and monitoring of organisation-wide security risks and maintain the Information Security Risk Register.

  • Identify emerging threat patterns, research enhancements and make recommendations to Manager.

  • Conduct third-party supplier due diligence assessments.

  • Coordinate the annual compliance programme of pentesting, certification etc.

  • Help develop company-wide good practice for information security in line with ISO27001.

  • Assist in the creation and delivery of training and advice to colleagues via online and face to face interactions.

  • Evaluate security products and providers.

  • Stay up-to-date on IT and cybersecurity trends, threats, vulnerabilities and mitigating technologies

  • Generate management information and metrics as defined by Manager.


Experience


  • ? Solid IT background and practical experience of information security tasks for a large organisation.

  • Up-to-date understanding and experience of information security concepts and technologies such as DLP, firewalls, proxies, security protocols, SIEM, IDS/IPS, encryption and cloud


Skills & Knowledge

* Excellent verbal and written communication and ability to explain technical concepts to non-technical audiences.
* Working knowledge of the concepts of security compliance, assurance and of industry standards such as the ISO270x series.
* Highly organised and self-motivated
* Able to work well independently and as part of the team
* Degree in IT or Information Security would be advantageous
* Ideally holds at least one of: SSCP, CEH, ISEB in Information Security Management, CISSP, ISO27001 Lead Auditor or Lead Implementer, ISEB in Information Risk Management, or equivalents.

Additional Information

For a full list of benefits please click here

Age UK is an Equal Opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates, regardless of age, sex, race, disability, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital/civil partnership status, or pregnancy and maternity. We guarantee an interview to disabled candidates who meet the essential criteria. We welcome requests for flexible working.

Age UK is committed to safeguarding adults at risk, and children, from abuse and neglect. We expect everyone who works with us to share this commitment.

Age UK politely requests no contact from recruitment agencies or media sales. We do not accept speculative CVs from recruitment agencies nor accept the fees associated with them.

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