Network Security Analyst.

£950 Per Day

Anthony Dale
Associate Principal
T: 0161 511 8384
Network Security Analyst - Contract (Inside IR35)
Duration: 12 months
Rate: £950 Inside IR35
Milton Keynes - Hybrid Working
My client is looking for:
A Network Security Analyst to work within their Operational Security team of 6 members, providing governance and compliance across a government environment. You will do this by several methods from assessing and authorising changes, running compliance scans, triaging published vulnerabilities assessing their impact and advising the customer on their security posture, and identifying and raising risks.
Preferred skills and experience
·      Ability to attain DV security clearance is essential
·      CCNP level certification
·      Experience of Cisco ISE
·      Firewalls - Palo Alto experience/Certification (PCNSE), Cisco ASA and Juniper
·      Experience working within a high tempo environment
·      Science Logic experience
·      Large Enterprise network exposure
·      Able to work in a large team and be comfortable engaging with senior leadership team members across the account
·      Familiarity with Nessus Vulnerability assessment tool
·      Willingness to self-development of own knowledge according to market, customer, and CC requirements
·      Good written and spoken communicative abilities; presentation and moderation skills; professional and convincing manner of appearance and expression; clear, targeted communication (verbal and written)
·      Good decision-making skills. Influence and persuasion skills
·      High degree of independence, organisational skills and time management
·      Ability to perform very well even under high pressure in a structured manner and to strict deadlines; ability to address multiple activities at any time
·      Ability to influence with integrity & and negotiate sympathetically
Main Responsibilities
Triaging all newly released vulnerabilities and adding them to the vulnerability register
·      Management, maintenance of a Networks Portfolio Product Vulnerability Board and presenting this to the customer
·      Technical investigations into vulnerabilities
·      Review and impact assess changes from a security perspective and sit on a weekly board to advise
·      Chair thrice weekly meetings where you will do the following.
o  Advise Projects that they are implementing as per CIS and security best practices
o  Schedule security audits for your network portfolio and other members of the team
o  Act as an SME for the company and the customer regarding security issues and trends
·      Security Incident resolution approval and consultation
·      Security Contractual Compliance
o  Carry out contractual security compliance reviews on a regular basis
·      There will be an element of cross portfolio working, so you must have a very good standard of generic IT knowledge
·      Authorise and monitor network access and configuration
·      Provide and attend weekly updates for CISM management team
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