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Security Analyst

Job Title: Security Analyst
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Luton, United Kingdom
REF: 972
Contact Name: Sam Page
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 2 years ago

Job Description

Security Analyst – Luton – Up to £50k


  • £45-50k base
  • Private medical cover, with discount for family
  • 5% matched pension
  • Child care vouchers
  • Company Bonus, paid every April. 2-3% of salary
  • Salary sacrifice schemes
  • Leisure & Product discount schemes
  • 25 days holidays + bank holidays
  • Free parking at Luton, can also be used when flying from Luton airport for free.
  • Extensive Flight discounts for yourself, friends and family
  • Life/death insurance


My client is a leading UK-based travel group with core activities in scheduled airline operations, tour operations and aircraft engineering.

You will sit in the Information Security Team, reporting to the Information Security Risk and Compliance Manager which sits within IT Operations.


The main goal is to ensure that the IT Environment is adequately protected against a major security breach. This involves assessing the effectiveness of security controls using the various security tooling include event logging and monitoring, Security Incident and Event Management (SIEM), data scanning, vulnerability scanning, penetration testing, endpoint protection, file integrity monitoring, certificate and cryptographic key management, access management, firewall security and network security management.


Candidate/Role Requirements:


  • An understanding of a wide range of security tools including Antivirus, DLP tools, Websense, SIEM, endpoint protection etc.
  • Firewall / Web Filter / AV / IDS / Web App Firewalls exposure
  • Vulnerability testing and penetration testing
  • Experience of writing secure configuration standards
  • A broad understanding of Operational Security
  • Familiarity with Security Incident Response/Management
  • An understanding of IT technologies including UNIX, Windows, Active Directory etc.
  • An understanding of cloud technologies
  • Good understanding of Information Security Incident Management
  • Forensics experience is desirable
  • Monitoring and reporting against information security KPIs
  • Identify security challenges, threats, and risks
  • Producing security metrics and reporting
  • Knowledge of risk management frameworks
  • Experience of supplier management and conducting Information Security audits (with a third party or directly) and Information Security questionnaires – including remediation
  • Good understanding of Information Security supplier contractual considerations
  • Good understanding of the Data Protection Act





  • Previous SOC Experience - 1 Year.
  • ISO 27001:2013 & ISO 27002
  • PCI/DSS (Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard)
  • Excellent communication skills



  • ISO27005:2011
  • Data Protection Act
  • GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation)
  • Knowledge of experience around ITIL frameworks is desirable
  • ISO27001 Internal Auditor
  • ISO27035  



  • Previous SOC Experience - 1 Year.
  • CISSP, CCNA, Security+, CEH, SSCP all advantageous



For immediate consideration please contact Sam Page

01908 88 60 37