IT Security Analyst

CLS UK Intermediate Holdings Ltd.
03 Sep 2017
01 Oct 2017
Contract Type

Essential Function - major duties and responsibilities of the job


  • Monitor and respond to threats ensuring that correct information and escalation flows are followed.
  • Risk Assessments for new and existing services
  • 3rd Party control assessments and reviews
  • Develop and improve processes and procedures
  • Helping to maintain and produce key operating metrics
  • Participate in Evaluation, design and implementation of new technology and processes to help mature the Group whilst adopting a risk based design methodology.
  • Assist in researching new security related products and services to ensure that CLS is equipped with appropriate industry tools and solutions.


  • Responding to Security alerts
  • Assessment of threat intelligence and security landscape
  • Conduct security risk assessments for projects. (inc 3rd parties) and vendors
  • Operate, maintain and enhance internal security tools, services and procedures
  • Maintain relationships with all third-party IT security vendors and strategic partners


  • Individual contributor
  • Accountable for allocated deliverables

Experience - essential / desired for successful job performance

  • Sound knowledge of enterprise security concepts/ frameworks and products
  • Knowledge of SIEM tooling
  • Experience of Incident handling methodologies
  • Experience with End point protection products
  • Experience with intelligence gathering regarding security threats
  • Experience of conducting Risk Assessments using best practice risk management methodologies.

Qualifications / certifications- essential / desired for successful job performance

  • Industry recognised security qualifications(e.g. ISC2,GIAC)
  • Industry recognised IT qualifications(e.g MCP, VCP)

Knowledge, skills and abilities - competencies required for successful job performance

  • Can work without close supervision. Prioritises work and meets deadlines
  • Good verbal and excellent written communications skills. Ability to clarify security technical detail and confidently communicate associated business risks to senior management
  • SANS qualification or equivalent

Success factors / 'How' - personal characteristics contributing to an individual's ability to excel in the position

  • Motivated
  • Transparent
  • Collaborative
  • Respectful
  • Sense of urgency
  • Willingness to learn and grow