IT Security Analyst

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JOB DESCRIPTION

Ref#3062

 

A leading credit institution is looking a talented IT Security Analyst to join their IT Regulatory Analysis Team in Malta. The role mainly consists in monitoring and assessing the security controls implemented by IT Operations and in designing, building, and operating the security monitoring activities within the company. 
As part of the IT Security Analyst role, you shall also be responsible for making IT security architecture improvement recommendations and translating them into initiatives with the aim of enhancing and continuously improve the company’s IT security posture. If you have the required skills and experience, then GRS want to hear from you for this Malta based IT Security Analyst role.
 
MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Creation and maintenance of application event thresholds and related alerts and monitoring of security relevant events
  • Monitor the IT security environment for vulnerabilities and security infrastructure updates, including updates for secure configurations for Hardware and Software (security hygiene)
  • Monitor the latest cyber trends
  • Maintain security baselines and hardening guidelines
  • Build a database of security sources and subscriptions to receive alerts pertinent to critical products used by the Bank
  • Help remediate detected vulnerabilities to maintain a high-security standard
  • Facilitate a centralised dashboard to allow the viewing and administration / resolution of identified security events in a timely manner
  • Review the IT security and cyber-security regulatory landscape
  • Support to the IT Operations in IT incident triaging and response for occurrences which are related to security events
  • Provide support to the IT Regulatory Analyst for security related attestations, IT audits, cyber-security monthly newsletter and staff security skills assessment to pre-empt Bank training requirement
  • Assist the IT Regulatory Analyst in maintaining IT security guidelines, maintenance of the security update cycles procedure and firmware version management procedure
  • Monitoring of the Asset Lifecycle and End-of-Life / End-of-Support Management
  • Monitor anti-malware and vulnerability scans for vulnerability assessment and remediation
  • Together with the IT Regulatory Analyst contribute towards the increased reach for penetration testing
  • Website cloning monitoring activities
  • Record keeping of events, alerts and materialised incidents.
CANDIDATE PROFILE
  • Understanding of IT Security, Cyber Security and ideally proficiency in security control design e.g. network design, firewalls, endpoint security, etc.
  • 2 years working experience in a similar role or equivalent experience and know-how in an IT operations / support role
  • A career within the fields of Cyber Security or Network Security would be of main interest
  • Proof of expertise in IT or Cyber Security (or other related ICT area of specialisation)
  • Proficient in penetration testing and vulnerability assessments
  • Threat hunting experience is considered an asset
  • Experience in using SIEM tools and knowledge of endpoint detection and response (EDR)
  • Industry qualifications, such as CCNA, CompTIA Network+, etc. are considered an asset
  • Ability to work in an environment which fosters self-management and independence
  • Proactive in your approach and possess problem-solving skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively and clearly, have excellent listening skills and ability to work well in a team
  • Attention to detail and ability to think logically, out-of-the box.
COMPANY BENEFITS
  • An attractive salary and benefits package will be offered based on experience
  • A company with extensive on-the-job training is provided and continuous growth is encouraged.
Due to the high volume of applications we receive at GRS Recruitment, only shortlisted candidates will be responded to.
 
To apply for this position, please email your CV to Laura Constantinou, laura@grsrecruitment.com quoting the above job reference or call +356 2778 0664 for further information.

 

Job Summary
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    16 May 2022
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    Permanent
  • 3062
  • laura@grsrecruitment.com