Security Operations Analyst Tier III
360 Resourcing Solutions
Cheltenham
1d ago

An exciting opportunity not to be missed! Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) is looking for a Security Operations Analyst Tier III to join our team based in Cheltenham.

You will join us on a full time, permanent basisand in return you will receive a highly competitive salary .

About Us :

HESA exists to advance education by collecting, analysing and disseminating data about the UK higher education sector. This is a really exciting time to join HESA as we continue our transformation with the strategic aim to be the analytical powerhouse for the UK higher education sector.

We are looking for a Security Operations Analyst Tier III to play a key role in monitoring and developing HESA information security.

You will work with the Head of Information Security and colleagues across the Agency to proactively identify vulnerabilities within developed applications and the environments they operate in.

Responsibilities as our Security Operations Analyst Tier III :

  • Supporting incident responses and working to minimise the impact of incidents
  • Conducting root cause analysis of incidents and make recommendations to reduce likelihood of reoccurrence
  • Conduct internal penetration tests using Nessus, Kali Linux and other SIEM tools on websites, web applications, internally developed applications and the overall infrastructure
  • Skills & experience we’re looking for in our Security Operations Analyst Tier III :

  • An understanding of security operations methods and best practice
  • Practical experience of web application testing including OWASP standards and best practice
  • Practical experience of database security and access controls (Oracle and SQL)
  • Experience of scoping and conducting vulnerability assessments and penetration testing
  • EC-Council ECSA or equivalent Security Analyst qualification
  • Accomplished oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills
  • Benefits of becoming our Security Operations Analyst Tier III :

    HESA’s bright and modern offices are right in the heart of Cheltenham, situated on the Promenade the proximity to the shops, cafes and bars make this an attractive location.

  • The salary range for this post is circa £50,000k dependent on skills and experience. We offer an attractive package with initially 25 days leave, increasing to 30 days, plus bank holidays and extra Agency shutdown at Christmas;
  • flexible working including remote and home working options; pension scheme and occupational health support.

    If you have the skills and experience, we require for this role and are looking for a new challenge then please click apply ’ today to become our new Security Operations Analyst Tier III, we’d love to hear from you!

    Application forms should be completed via our recruitment portal; It is planned that any suitable candidates will be interviewed at the earliest possible opportunity.

    No Agencies please.

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