Security Operations Analyst

Permanent @Garniche Jobs UK in IT
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  • Job ID 316389

Job Description

Howdens Joinery are looking for a Security Operations Analyst to join our Infrastructure and Service Delivery Team based at our office in Brackmills Business Park, Northamptonshire with home working.

This role offers a Security Operations Analyst the opportunity to develop, implement and monitor our technical security controls. As a Security Operations Analyst, you will be working in a technically challenging environment on a variety of organisational business change projects and will possess the gravitas and credibility to inspire excellent results

What will I be doing as a Security Operations Analyst?

Monitoring our Security information and event management (SIEM) system and investigating any issues
High-level management and incident response for our externally-managed detection and response (MDR) service
Manage our primary email gateway solution and secondary security controls.
Assist project teams with security reviews and advice.
Manage and monitor our vulnerability management reporting solution.
Assist with Data Loss Prevention technologies in use within the business
Advise and manage cloud-based security controls including MFA and conditional access
Preparation of reporting requirements to management including KPIs
Creating, review and maintain information security policies and runbooks.
Key skills and experience required:

Able to demonstrate a strong technical working knowledge of two or more areas of IT operations such as system administration, networking, endpoints, firewalls, cloud services, web applications, email and databases- ideally including Office365, Azure, Teams and internet security.
Maintain a solid understanding of the current security threat landscape along with the tools and techniques used to protect a multi-national retail business against them
Will be able to demonstrate a high level of ability in security problem analysis and resolution
Experience in implementing and managing security technologies (such as AV/IPS/Vulnerability Management/SIEM/WAF/DLP)
Capable of working under pressure.
Good experience of industry-standard security principles and their appropriate real-world application
Comfortable in helping customers to meet technical security requirements and actively promoting best practice
Will hold academic qualifications, or industry standard certification, or have the equivalent experience in the field of information/cyber security
Experience in assisting with policy/process definition
Create and update documentation relating to security operations processes and procedures
This role is based in Northampton with currently 2-3 days in the office per week and will require some occasional travel.

What we can offer you:

Competitive salary and annual company bonus
Excellent pension scheme (company contribution of up to 12%)
25 days holiday + bank holidays with the option to buy additional days
Staff Discount
Employee Assistance Programme
Exceptional Reward and Recognition events
About Howdens:

Howdens Joinery is the UK's number one trade kitchen supplier providing thousands of products across kitchens, joinery, and hardware. We have over 800 depots throughout the UK and Europe – making us the first choice for more than 460,000 loyal trade professionals. Last year our sales reached circa 2.1bn, and we have an ambitious growth agenda.

There is a strong entrepreneurial ethos and the opportunity to develop within a fast-paced and commercial environment. That, along with a competitive salary, development opportunities, and exciting rewards, are among the reasons why our people enjoy working for Howdens – and why we have been named one of the 10 Best Big Companies to Work For.