IT Security Operations Assistant
Mazars España
Bristol
5d ago

Job Purpose

As a Security Analyst, part of the security function, you will be responsible for ensuring the protection and governance of the Mazars IT footprint, ensuring the Security posture of the firm is maintained with adherence to policies and standards.

The Business Technology team within Mazars supports the implementation and support of Information Technology for the firm.

Information Security is a key element of everything we do as a function and this role has the responsibility to deliver the IT Security efforts across the firm by working in collaboration with other key stakeholders in the business with over 2500 users across 20 locations.

This role is to develop and grow the right individual into information security technology specialisms. You will ideally have experience in working with and using security platforms, web gateways, anti-virus platforms, MDM etc.

but this is more about an individual who has the ambition and foundational knowledge to work with an experienced team to focus their career towards information security professional.

The candidate will have a career plan, training and support to develop skills in market leading technology. Mazars is on a fast paced programme of transformation to develop as a purposeful firm of the future, this programme involves migration to the cloud, implementation of new strategic applications such as document management, and developing further the security and governance capability of the firm.

Role and Responsibilities

  • Monitor security applications and investigate subsequent alerts / alarms
  • Maintain and support IT Security tools and processes.
  • Work with the other security / IT teams to investigate, contain and remediate cyber security incidents
  • Work with our managed services provider' (MSP)
  • Ensure all security events are investigated and documented to completion
  • Stay up-to-date on the changing threat landscape
  • Perform IT Security Operations functions including Security log monitoring, incident response and management, firewall management, email / web traffic filtering and dealing with service desk tickets and escalations.
  • Skills, Knowledge and Experience

  • IT engineer with broad technical experience.
  • Knowledge of industry standards such as ISO 27001 and Cyber Essentials
  • Experience as an IT system administrator supporting a variety of platforms Windows. Intune, 365, Azure Threat Protection, Mimecast, Zscaler
  • Knowledge of SIEM systems
  • Knowledge of enterprise network and host security controls.
  • Experience providing great customer service.
  • Keen interest in security and initiative to continue security skills development.
  • Ability to stay current with Intrusion detection systems, hacker techniques, phishing schemes, emerging logical security threats and compromised server techniques.
  • Ability to dig into details as well as analyse from a high-level view
  • Communicates effectively with users and team members alike, with a high degree if commitment to customer service.
  • Results orientated; ability to set high goals for self, focusing on delivery of targets, quality and deadlines.
  • Experience investigating attacks against external and internal services
  • Experience reviewing alerts and log data from a wide variety of sources
  • Experience evaluating OS logs, directory services, application logs, firewall, IPS, host security, network devices, DLP in investigation
  • Able to quickly pick up new skills and take on a broad range of responsibilities
  • Flexibility; the applicant must appreciate the occasional need for out of hours work and weekend work as well as being in contact out of office hours to support the level of serviceability.
  • Results orientation : ability to set high goals for self and others, focusing on the delivery of targets, quality and deadlines
  • Communication skills : ability to communicate appropriate, concise and accurate information in written and verbal formats
  • Creativity & innovation : willingness to challenge assumptions and ability to adapt or generate imaginative and innovative ideas
  • Listening and learning : able to work well with others to learn skills to develop their knowledge
  • Leads team members to drive performance through positive engagement
  • Relationship building : ability to build and maintain networks of business contacts in and beyond the organisation who may contribute to success
  • Promote the Firm's values and beliefs, demonstrate integrity and maintain an ethical stance and show flexibility and commitment
  • This role requires flexibility including some evening or weekend work where required to support project activity as well as visiting office locations as required or requested
  • Always Communicates professionally and tactfully to all project resources and stakeholders
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