IT Security Analyst

Group Support Centre
East Midlands
Hours Per Week:
Vacancy Type:
06 Feb 2022
What you'll be doing?
Supporting the business and our divisional offices, our Head Office functions cover all departments from our Executive Board through to our support functions such as Group Design and Technical, HR, Health and Safety, IT, Sales and Marketing, Commercial, Procurement, Group Finance, Corporate Affairs, as well as Legal and Company Secretariat. We also have a specialised function – Barratt Partnerships.
While the work varies from team to team, our key requirements don’t: you must be well organised, extremely helpful and resourceful, and able to use your initiative. You’ll understand that what you do is important, and impacts on your team, the department, and the wider business.
Reporting to the Head of IT Security, Risk and Compliance, your role will be to work within a small IT security team, liaising with five 3rd Line Support Analyst’s, ensuring excellent security compliance throughout the business. You will work with threat monitoring, compliance, event log management and vulnerability management to help protect against cyber-attacks and vulnerabilities across the threat landscape.
You will be expected to:
  • Work with our 3rd Party SOC (Security Operations Center) called PROACT to provide support on cyber security vulnerabilities and other security flaws which are identified either by ourselves or by the SOC.
  • Review, monitor and implement and best practice security measures:
  • Review the incidents/Vulnerabilities that are identified by the SOC - This would either be via a phone call to the candidate or an incident that has triggered and logged to the service desk.
  • Monitor analytics to see if vulnerabilities are increasing in certain areas.  We use dashboards and intelligence from the SOC for this.
  • Implement the remediation to the vulnerabilities or exploits.  Providing a fix which may mean liaising with 3rd line support to help with the remediation.
  • Ensure excellent security compliance is basically remediating all the vulnerabilities within the business. 
  • Keep the systems up to date and patching where needed to stop future cyber attacks.
  • The tasks within threat/vulnerability are to protect the network from cyber attacks. Tasks are to patch vulnerabilities, work with our 3rd party SOC to investigate vulnerabilities, Implement changes to remediate exploits and stop attacks and monitor fixes once remediation has taken place. 
What you'll need?
To be successful in the role, we are looking for:
  • Experience in a 3rd line technical environments with good troubleshooting skills
  • Excellent overall management of a diverse Server and Workstation Environment
  • Change and transition technical management skills
  • Excellent governance controls with regards:
  • Patch Management
  • Microsoft windows update compliance and reporting
  • GDPR & Privacy by design 
  • Experience working with a Security Operations Centre
  • Investigating improper access
  • Risk management / mitigation
  • Good experience of managing and implementing security policies and procedures
  • Implement & monitor security best practices
  • Experience implementing Office 365 within large business (4000+ users)
  • Exposure to managing Azure Cloud Platforms
  • Ability to work within a team, providing flexible support to other team members
  • Citrix Experience
  • Microsoft Exchange
  • Any Cisco Networking Knowledge
  • Identity and access management
  • Exposure to ISO27001 policies and procedures
  • IT security related certifications
Our Company and Benefits
We’ve been nationally recognised as a 5 star house builder twelve years in a row for supplying high-quality homes for all generations. That’s more than any other major house builder. It’s because we combine the brightest minds, the latest technology, and a genuine commitment to putting customers first. We want the best people in the industry to help us shape the future of building. We have tailored opportunities for apprentices, graduates, experienced professionals and ex-Armed Forces personnel to come and help us stay one step ahead, and build the homes that Britain needs.
We are building an organisation where anyone with drive and talent can pursue the career they want. We are building a culture where anyone, regardless of gender, race, sexuality, disability, background or any other characteristic, can progress and be proud to work for us.
As part of working for Barratt Developments PLC and specifically for this role we offer:
  • Competitive Salary
  • Competitive Bonus Scheme
  • Annual Health Assessment
  • 26 days’ holiday (increase by 1 day for every 3 years’ continuous service up to 29 days)
  • Choice of Flexible Benefits
  • Enhanced Family Friendly Policies
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