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Senior Security Analyst

Sopra Banking Software



£50000 - £60000/annum


Posted: 16/03/2023

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We are currently looking for a Senior Security Analyst to join our busy team in Sheffield (hybrid working – 2 days in the office)!

We are seeking a Senior Security Analyst to help work across teams to implement security practices consistently, and work as part of a team to monitor our stack. This role will report to the Cybersecurity Manager.

Salary: £50,000-£60,000 per annum

Contract Type: Full Time, Permanent

Senior Security Analyst Duties:

The role requires an individual to:

Proactively monitor for, identify, respond to, and resolve security incidents
To conduct internal technical and compliance audits to ensure that processes are being followed and that controls are effective.
Work with the Cybersecurity Manager to continuously improve the security posture of the business.
Work with Projects & Stakeholders across the business to advocate & implement security practices
Mentor junior analysts and provide guidance on security best practices to teams across the department.
This is a hands-on role combining technical work with responsibility for information security for managed services within Sopra Banking.

Key Responsibilities:

Respond to and investigate potential security incident alerts contributing to new security monitoring use cases, and ensure all investigative activity is properly documented in ticketing systems and followed up with the relevant support teams.
Work with the Security Policy & Audit Manager to take ownership of internal auditing within the department to ensure compliance with ISO27001 and Sopra Banking Software security policies and procedures.
Work with the Cybersecurity Manager to implement required controls as required as part of the IT Security roadmap and initiatives.
Identify vulnerabilities and security risks of networks, operating systems, applications, databases and new technology initiatives.
Validate vulnerability findings and provide guidance during remediation efforts.
Identify and document security risks identified during project initiatives and BAU activities.
Perform research on latest security/cyber threats, which can drive improvements in active projects and into existing tools and processes.
Provide IT security operational support to managed services teams.
Review and improve current operational procedures , write and maintain new supporting procedures and policies and perform regular audits of these.
Liaise with customers and external auditors to assure them of SBSUK’s security controls.
Review changes brought to CAB to ensure that they do not introduce security weaknesses.
Senior Security Analyst Requirements:

Comptia Security + - or equivalent professional certification
CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst+ (CySA+) or equivalent professional certification.
EC-Council Certified Security Analyst (ECSA) or equivalent professional certification.
GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH) or equivalent professional certification.
Any of the following:

Experience with Dell SecureWorks
Experience with Qualys
Experience Securing Oracle Databases
Experienced working in and securing cloud environments (AWS preferred).

Knowledge of UK financial sector regulation and/or bank and building society IT operations.
If you do not have all of the above experience or skills we would still like to hear from you.

Senior Security Analyst Benefits:

Flexible – hybrid working model of 2 days in office and 3 days working from home.
Market competitive salary
25 days holiday with an option to buy up to 5 more
A 6% pension contribution, a buy one get one free employee share scheme
Private medical insurance, critical illness cover
A health cash plan
We offer flexible working arrangements to all employees
We take pride in rewarding our colleagues through Summer parties, treat days in the offices, and a social budget for each department.

About the Company:

Sopra Banking Software power over 25% of all UK mortgages and enable half of all UK building societies to deliver leading Savings and Digital experiences to millions of customers.

Sopra Banking Software are proud to be an inclusive employer. At Sopra Banking Software, you can come as you are. We embrace diversity in all its forms. We’re committed to fostering a work environment that is inclusive and respectful of all differences, we value diversity at our company and do not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age or disability status. All personal information will be treated as confidential according to the Equality act.

Sopra Banking Software works with banks, building societies and other financial services institutions across the world. We help them to develop, deliver and operationalise their digital transformation strategies. Using our suite of digital banking products and services enables these organisations to deliver remarkable financial services to their clients.

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