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Information Security Analyst

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8 Sep 2022

We have an exciting opportunity for an Information Security Analyst to join our team based in Gilwell Park, Chingford, London (Hybrid working options available). We will offer you a competitive salary of £55,000 per annum, with Outer London Weighting & Market Supplement. Band G plus benefits.

We're Scouts and everyone's welcome here - all genders, races and backgrounds. Right across the UK, we help over 400,000 young people aged 4-25 gain skills for life and find their place in the world. We help them speak up, play their part and shine bright.

The Information Security Analyst Role:

As our Information Security Analyst, you will be required to manage all in-house InfoSec tools and technologies such as endpoint protection, vulnerability assessment, penetration testing, monitoring and alerting tools, ensuring they are well maintained and remain fit-for-purpose.

You will lead on the management of third-party InfoSec partners, ensuring they are providing the best possible service and quality assuring their work.

You will deliver InfoSec reports, papers and presentations to senior leaders, both staff and volunteers, across the organisation as well as delivering presentations to staff in a variety of settings including all staff meetings, service team meetings and induction courses.

Key responsibilities as our Information Security Analyst:

Provide subject matter expertise on all InfoSec mattersReview and update all InfoSec policies to ensure they remain current and accurate, ensuring sign-off through the Scouts' governance processesSupport the annual review and audit process for the ISO27001 accreditation and any future accreditationsTechnology team lead on all InfoSec incidents such as reports of data breach, working in close liaison with colleagues in other teamsProvide InfoSec guidance on all digital/technology projects and procurement activities, ensuring all products and services meet the Scouts' InfoSec standards and principlesCurate and present InfoSec reports to stakeholders at all levels in the organisation including ELT, senior volunteers, trustees and governance groups as requiredManage, maintain and monitor the Scouts' network and endpoint devices using a variety of InfoSec tools and technologiesEnsure the tools and technologies used are kept up to date and fit for purpose, sourcing new tools as requiredLead point of contact for any third-party InfoSec service providers used by the ScoutsStay up to date with technology trends and InfoSec standardsWhat we are looking for in our Information Security Analyst:

Highly developed skills in the use of a variety of InfoSec tools including firewalls, DDoS appliances, vulnerability scanning and intrusion detection toolsAbility to work in a fast-paced setting to quickly identify and resolve InfoSec risks or vulnerabilitiesAbility to work in collaboration with third-party suppliers and vendors to ensure delivery of highquality InfoSec servicesStrong ability to operate autonomously and make key decisions in challenging or critical situationsExcellent communication skills, with the ability to translate complex InfoSec problems and reports clearly to non-technical colleagues, and in non-technical termsThe ability to build strong relationships with a range of technology professionals and suppliersAn analytical mindset with the ability to find solutions and make decisions around complex technical issuesWhat we can offer you as our Information Security Analyst:

25 days holiday and going up to 28 days after 2 years' service and 32 days after 5 years' serviceAdditional holidays between Christmas & New YearLife AssuranceSimply Health SchemeGenerous Pension SchemeFree car parkingWe are proud to be a family-friendly employer and offer

Up to four personal days paid leave a yearMaternity/Paternity LeaveChildcare VouchersFlexible working hoursStore Discount at our Scout Store + other online benefitsStudy and volunteer leaveClosing date: 25th September 2022

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The Scouts is an equal opportunity employer, and we are committed to diversity and actively seeking applicants from a wide range of backgrounds.

Strictly no agencies.

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  • Job Reference: 707317229-2
  • Date Posted: 8 September 2022
  • Recruiter: The Scouts Association
    The Scouts Association
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £55,000
  • Sector: I.T. & Communications
  • Job Type: Permanent