Senior Security Analyst

  • Job Ref: 2391
  • Location: Dublin, Ireland
  • Type: Contract

Overview

We are looking for a Security Analyst focused on driving security best practice in a high profile customer estate. This will mean analyzing vulnerabilities and detecting potential exploits and translating this into actions that mitigate or remove any potential risk. If you enjoy a hands on approach to managing security, this position will provide you with a challenging opportunity in a rapidly changing environment. You will be the single point of contact for all aspects of security, and working directly with our wider operations teams you will provide the lead on delivery of secure operational environment.

Responsibilities:

  • Experience at building customer relationships at all levels
  • Vulnerability alert management and mediation of any potential impact.
  • System Configuration sampling and driving remediation and mitigation actions.
  • System hardening and design verification.
  • Provide technical support for the resolution of vulnerabilities reported by our automated systems (MessageLabs, WebSense, Sophos etc.)
  • Provide tier 2/3 security operations support.
  • Maintain security standards and process documentation.
  • Participate in security compliance efforts (e.g. PCI, ISO).
  • Implement and support security-focused tools and services.
  • Build information security as a core competency throughout our wider team
  • Evaluate new security tools and manage their implementation into service
  • Provide reporting from the security systems which give analysis of trends, and metrics.

 

 

Preferred Qualifications

  • BA/BS in an engineering or technical leadership discipline, or equivalent experience
  • Experience with vulnerability management solutions, vulnerability analysis, and risk analysis.
  • At least 3 years of system, network and/or application security experience.
  • Knowledge of network and web related protocols (e.g., TCP/IP, UDP, IPSEC, HTTP, HTTPS, routing protocols).
  • Scripting skills (e.g. Shell scripting).
  • Detailed knowledge of system security vulnerabilities and remediation techniques.
  • Security certifications encouraged

 

 

John Ryan, Senior Recruitment Consultant - Your e-Frontiers consultant for this job

John is one of our recruitment consultants on the Technical Infrastructure Division of e-Frontiers and has been with the company since June 2012. John brings over 12 years recruitment experience to the e-Frontiers team having previously worked for one of Ireland’s biggest recruitment companies. He has worked with many of the Ireland’s leading IT companies and has experience of sourcing technical candidates across all levels. He has also gained valuable on-site client recruitment experience from various recruitment projects. John studied Business Studies in Dublin Business School. He prides himself on his professional and logical approach to recruitment.

Specialises in: Senior Windows Engineers, System Support, Linux Administrators, Unix Administrators, Security Consultants, Virtualisation Specialists, Unix Specialists, Infrastructure Consultants, Cloud Automation Specialists, Office 365 Specialists, Windows Engineers