IT Security Analyst - Legal

William Alexander Recruitment Ltd
55000.00 GBP Annual + package
12 Oct 2017
19 Oct 2017
IT, Internet
Contract Type
Full Time

IT Security Analyst - Legal

My client is a prestigious law firm based in London and they are seeking to hire an IT Security Analyst to work alongside the IT Security Architect.

The role has primary responsibility for managing the core set of security tools (including vulnerability scanning, patch management, anti-virus, intrusion detection/prevention) as well as advising on security aspects of all existing and incoming IT systems.

Some of the key Responsibilities

  • Continual improvement of the firm's IT Security posture through constant awareness of issues and threats, applying the appropriate controls in a timely and effective manner whilst maintaining productivity;
  • Complete regular vulnerability scans across the firms network;
  • Take a lead role on patch management, including the testing and application of security patches and updates to IT systems;
  • Lead on anti-virus compliance and regular management reporting;
  • Support the IT Security Architect on strategic security projects such as Cyber Essentials+, ISO27001, GDPR and new security systems;
  • Keeping abreast of latest IT security measures and controls;
  • Contribution to, refinement and rehearsal of cyber response policies and protocols.

Skills and Experience


  • Strong Windows operating system experience including server and desktop OS hardening
  • Solid vulnerability scanning and patch management skills
  • Anti-virus and DLP management in an enterprise environment
  • Ability to identify security threats, trends and anomalies


  • Experience in one or more of the following would also be advantageous:
    • Management of SIEM tools
    • Experienced in Firewall management including and intrusion detection/prevention protocols
    • Cloud based services:
      • Microsoft Azure/Office 365/Exchange Online
      • Mimecast
      • Cloud based authentication services (Okta/OneLogin)
  • Formal security-related qualification, such as CEH

Great opportunity to join a professional, committed and friendly group that will invest in you.

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