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Security Operations Analyst

Job Title: Security Operations Analyst
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Luton, United Kingdom
REF: 2543
Contact Name: Thomas Taylor
Job Published: 5 months ago

Job Description

Security Operations Analyst

Location: Luton, Bedfordshire

Salary: 50-60k + Bonus (20%) + Bens


The Company

An Information Security Analyst (operations) is required by a dynamic forward thinking and distinctive household name. They’re a FTSE 100 company and pioneers in air-travel, e-commerce, digital technology and business operations.  They employ over 10,000 people and they are still growing.

If you love a challenge, are passionate about what you do and always go above and beyond to exceed expectations – you’ll fit right in. It’s about big ideas and looking at things differently. It’s about delivering for customers, being progressive and successful. So if you’re ambitious, digitally-minded, and prepared to work hard, then this is one of the most exciting, progressive and enjoyable environments you could wish to do it in.


The Role

As a member of the Information Security – Security Operations team (InfoSec SecOps); you will maintain the confidentiality, availability and integrity of the information and information systems. This will primarily be achieved through identification and mitigation of risk through security systems management and incident management. Responsibilities Include:

  • To take responsibility for the operational support of specific security technologies, products and services to ensure that they satisfy the organisations security needs economically, efficiently and effectively
  • To monitor internal and external cyber threats and vulnerabilities and ensure that technical controls are appropriate
  • Rapid response, detection, isolation and remediation of information security incidents 
  • To provide IT teams with security focused technical support, training and consultancy to ensure compliance with security standards, policies and legislation
  • As part of a managed project evaluate products and related technologies that mitigate risk and recommend and support their introduction.
  • Rapid response, detection, isolation and remediation of information security incidents
  • Reporting to and informing management of incidents and incident prevention activities
  • Develop and operate procedures that counteract potential threats/vulnerabilities


Why Apply

  • £50 to 60k base salary
  • Up to 20% bonus
  • 25 days holiday + option to buy additional days
  • BAYE, SAYE & Performance share schemes
  • 7% Pension
  • Flexible Benefits Package
  • Excellent Staff Travel Benefits 


Key Skills Required

The jobholder must have a thorough understanding of the Information security threat landscape, significant risks, technical developments and directions.  Strong interpersonal skills are essential, as the jobholder must be able to operate effectively at all levels within and outside of the organisation.


  • At least 3 years in IT Security/IT Operations, or equivalent position
  • Experience in Threat Intelligence or Threat Hunting
  • Ability to conduct and direct research into threats and vulnerabilities and preventative capabilities
  • Security Incident handling experience
  • Proven experience in writing Information Security Standards, procedures and guidelines
  • Familiarity with industry recognised security standard such as ISO or COBIT
  • Ability to project manage discrete security projects
  • Excellent Communication skills, ability to build strong relationships and influence decisions with internal and external stakeholders.


  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
  • Experience with SIEM Tools, Security Logs/Monitoring, IDS.
  • MSc Information Security
  • Vendor technology trained (certifications) e.g. Antimalware, Intrusion prevention, email security management technologies, vulnerability scanning
  • AWS



For more information, or if you’re interested in having an informal chat regarding the role please contact Thom Taylor on 01908 030131 or