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Information Security Analyst

Location: Newcastle

Salary: Upto £25,000 plus fantastic benefits

Job Type: Permanent

Job ID: 167800

Our client is a leading provider of digital solutions, global in reach and headquartered in the North East. Due to growth, they are currently looking to recruit an Information Security Analyst. Reporting directly into the Information Security Manager (ISM), your role will be to work directly with the technical teams of focusing on compliance and technical solutions to security problems.


You will be responsible for the following:

  • Assist ISM with potential/existing client relationships to help progress the sales process

Assist ISM with implementing and maintaining GDPR compliance 

Assist ISM with internal and external audits

  • Assist with the vetting of new and existing vendors

  • Influence key stakeholders within the business around security concerns in a way that demonstrates the value of risk mitigation

  • Assist in the management of the Information Security Risk Register, reporting increases in the threat landscape, risk mitigation measures, and risk treatment

  • Assist ISM in the response to urgent RFI/RFPs

  • Assist with the implementation of the organisation's security strategy

  • Research and recommend security enhancements

Assist with internal Vulnerability Assessments and Penetration Tests

  • Assist the infrastructure team with monitoring of the organisation's networks and systems for security breaches and intrusions

  • Help manage major security incidents as well as the supporting procedures



You will ideally have the following but not critical:


  • Ability to communicate, both internally and externally

  • Strong problem-solving skills and ticket/incident management

  • Planning, researching and developing security policies, standards and procedures

  • Communicating risk in nuanced manner to inform business decisions

  • Vendor management, for example, Pentest Companies, Software providers.


Salary: Upto £25k plus fantastic benefits including:

  • 25 days holiday in addition to bank holidays

  • Desk Surf - spend two weeks working in a PZ office of your choice: New York, San Francisco, Baltimore, Sydney, Tokyo, London or Newcastle

  • Ownership of a generous learning allowance that is reallocated each year 

  • Enhanced pension contributions with Royal London (4% employer contribution)

  • Enhanced parental leave 6 months full pay, 6 months half pay, £100 bonus after the birth of your child and 5 extra Parental Days each year

  • Cycle to Work scheme

  • Eye Care Vouchers

  • Regular company events and activities