Information security analyst – REF 1069

March 19, 2023
Yeadon, Leeds, United Kingdom
Job Type
£55,000 with regular appraisals
Work Hours
37.5 hours - early finish Fridays
Info Sec
Microsoft Security general
Information sec within a fast paced environment
Contact number
0113 3572045
25 hols plus BH, increasing to 28 after 5 years. Pension 6%
Additional Benefits
Parking on site. Broadband, mobile and laptop
West Yorkshire


We are looking for an Information Security analyst to join our existing IT team.

Working with the Head of IT and current IT team of 6, to provide advice and guidance on info security and further develop security policies and processes across the entire infrastructure estate.

This role shall be responsible for supporting and maintaining information driven solutions within a fast paced and challenging environment.  As a member of the IT team, you will review all aspects of the information systems environment and its components. The successful candidate will be required to proactively improve and provide advice and guidance on information security matters.  You will feel comfortable in a role with autonomy, being the sole information security employee, within the group, you enjoy responsibility and work closely with the IT team and the (add your title here)

We believe this is an excellent opportunity for candidates who have a strong understanding of IT infrastructure and information security (primary skill) and enjoy fast-paced environments.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

Assist with info security incident management and response activities

General day-to-day support on managing and responding to security alerts from systems and end users

Perform daily, weekly, and monthly security checks, reconciliation and compliance checks and investigate exceptions

Fulfil information security requirement questionnaires and support the process

Identify security risks

Report security risks to the (add your title here) and the board

Create security policies, processes, procedures.

Compile a list technical controls to strengthen the airports security capabilities and resilience to continued cyber threats

Be aware of information security risks, mitigations, and opportunities to strengthen resilience to cyber-attacks and info security incidents

Implementation of monitoring, reporting systems and applications

Document user requirements and technical training guides

Risk registration - management

Test information security disaster recovery and capabilities - identifying issues and work with the organisation to drive continual improvements.


Technical Requirements

Hands-on experience of information security

Exposure to info sec standards including but not limited to Cyber Essentials, ISO 27001, 27002 etc. Data Protection Act and the General Data Protection Regulation

Add in here any IT infrastructure awareness you’d like

Good understanding of security testing principles, including experience of vulnerability scanning, identifying, resolving, and reporting risks

Documentation creation

Detailed knowledge of:

Threat analysis


Information incident management

Security Incident Response processes, procedures, and best practices

Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity principles

Event and log analysis

Core Behavioural Skills:

Confident individual with the good interpersonal skills, able to deal with people at all levels and communicate to users in a clear, non-technical language


Analytically minded, able to break down and understand information

Must be comfortable with working in a fast-moving, dynamic environment

Strongly customer-focused, used to providing support to demanding users

Good organisational skills, used to managing and prioritising own workload

Ability to report on progress, timescales, outstanding and completed activities

Additional Information

IT team size is of a compact nature therefore from time to time there may be a shared responsibility within the team to offer support to each other.

They provide a great place to work, where each person has the opportunity and voice to affect change.

They enjoy a healthy, productive and flexible working environment that respects work-life balance.

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