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IT Security Analyst

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Recruiter: UK Atomic Energy Authority
Listed on: 3rd January
Location: Culham
Salary/Rate: £39543 - £44936
Type: Permanent
Start Date: 2020-01-03

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IT Security Analyst
Job Ref: 4124
Job Title: IT Security Analyst
Job type: Permanent Full Time
Location: Culham, Oxfordshire
Salary: £39,543 - £44,936 + excellent benefits including outstanding pension scheme
Closing date: 1st February 2020
Are you an experienced IT Security Analyst with excellent cyber security skills?
UKAEA are seeking a leading IT Security analyst to join our team to provide the management, monitoring and implementation of cyber security systems across the UKAEA's IT infrastructure.
The role sits in the IT Department and will liaise with and work across all teams within the Department, dealing with software development, networks, system administration and control and data acquisition systems.
Key accountabilities will include:
-Provide authoritative site-wide advice and guidance on security strategies to manage identified risks and ensure adoption, and adherence to standards
-Conduct security control reviews across a full range of control types and techniques, for business applications and computer installations
-Monitor the application and compliance of security administration procedures, and review information systems for actual or potential breaches in security
-Manage the operation of appropriate security controls as a production service to business system users
-Help develop policies, standards, processes and guidelines for ensuring the physical and electronic security of automated systems
-Develop implementation approach, taking account of current best practice, legislation and regulation.
At UKAEA we strive to make everyone feel welcome and fully supported. Our Ambassadors are actively promoting and advancing diversity and inclusion in the organisation to help make our Organisation an employer of choice. UKAEA has a graded career structure and our mentoring scheme will enable you to reach your true potential.
The UKAEA hosts and manages the JET nuclear fusion energy experiment on behalf of the EU and is also home to the UK`s MAST-U fusion energy experiment. UKAEA also works with industry and other third parties to develop new technologies currently in Remote Handling and Materials research. Following recent UK funding two new centres of excellence in tritium fuel handling and component testing and validation are being built. The culture at UKAEA promotes research, innovation and leading edge technological excellence, whilst investing in its people.
For full details on the role, UKAEA and our benefits please download the application pack.
Knowledge skills and experience
Essential
-Degree or other qualification or proven experience in cyber security
-Familiarity with current cyber security prevention practices
-An understanding of how hackers work and ability to stay abreast of cyber threat techniques
-Strong IT skills and knowledge including hardware, software and networks
Desirable
- Experience working to ISO27001 standards
Special requirements:
Please note all employees working at the UK Atomic Energy Authority will be required to complete an online Disclosure Certificate application as part of their clearance - The Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) checks will show the details of all current criminal convictions (convictions considered unspent under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974) or will confirm that there are no such convictions.
Selection Method(s):
-As part of the selection process you may be expected to complete work based simulation exercises and a personality profile either online or onsite.
Notes:
-Please be advised that this vacancy may close earlier than stated if large or sufficient numbers of applications are received.
-Please note UKAEA do not pay travel expenses for interviews.
-The UK Atomic Energy Authority actively promotes equality and values diversity in our workforce. We operate a number of flexible working arrangements (such as part-time working/job share/home working). Flexible working may be available with this role.