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IT Security Analyst (Penetration Testing Co-Ordinator)


An exciting new job opportunity for a 7-month IT Security Analyst contract.

Rate negotiable
7-month contract (IR35 status to be determined)
Swindon, Wiltshire UK (Remote working currently)

Your new role

. To coordinate all pen testing activities, define the scope and gather and document all requirements for the requested security assessment.
. Engage with third-party pen testing providers end to end and ensure regular engagement with the Pen Test Requestor and System Owner.
. Assist the IT Manager and coordinate the remediation activities relating to the open findings from a Penetration Test and ensure they are communicated and remediated in a timely manner.
. Provide written analysis for monthly reports on an as-needed basis
. Create Reports and Dashboards
. Generate reports for both technical and non-technical staff and stakeholders

What you’ll need to succeed

. Knowledge of cyber defence best practices, procedures
. A high level of understanding of Penetration Testing principles, practices and tools
. Good understanding of vulnerability frameworks and advisories (NVD, CVE)
. Experience of CIS Benchmark Hardening Policies
. Knowledge of Active Directory and Group Policies
. Knowledge of OWASP
. Good knowledge of attack vectors particularly MITRE Attack Framework
. Knowledge of Cloud security principles, techniques and technologies
. Knowledge and experience with Windows, Unix/Linux operating systems

What you need to do now
If you’re interested in this role, click ‘apply now’ to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.

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