IT Security Analyst - Contract

Job Title: IT Security Analyst - Contract
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Galway, Republic of Ireland
Salary: Negotiable
Job list.duration: 9 months
REF: Security 007_1520358065
Contact Name: Simon O'Malley
Contact Email:
Job Published: 9 months ago

Job Description

Security Analyst - 12 month contract - Galway

My client based in Galway is looking for an IT Risk & Security Senior Analyst

Security Analyst - 12 month contract - Galway

My client based in Galway is looking for an IT Risk & Security Senior Analyst who will be responsible for the oversight and/or execution of the clients Global Information Risk & Security Program at large country level

Key Responsibilities:

IT Risk & Security Senior Analyst responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  1. Executing IT Security Controls and reporting to management and program, including not limited to:-
  • Access Control Compliance Certification
  • Database Logging & Monitoring
  • IT General Controls Compliance Reassurance
  1. Support Global IT Risk & Security Program in country, including not limited to:-
  • Implementing & overseeing IT Security Policies & Standards
  • Driving Security Awareness Campaigns, Training & Testing
  • PCI Compliance, where applicable
  • Vendor Management IT Reviews (MORE)
  • Application Risk Assessment & Vulnerability Testing
  • Infrastructure Vulnerability Oversight & Pen-Tests
  1. Coordinate rapid IT Risk & Security response capability in country, including not limited to:-
  • Manage IT Risk & Security Incidents to Resolution
  • Participating in/Running Exercises
  1. Provide local IT Risk & Security Advisory & Business support, including not limited to:-
  • Support Technology & Business Projects, ensuring compliance with IT Security Policies & Standards and technology stack
  • Coordinate Customer / Regulatory Security Assurance requests
  1. Implement Global IT Risk & Security Projects in country.

Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:

  1. 3-5 years professional IT Risk & Security related experiences in Financial services.
  2. Expertise and experiences in implementing & monitoring Information Security controls, practices and technology for multiple levels within an organisation.
  3. IT Risk & Security Certification or similar preferred - e.g. CISA, CISM, CISSP, PCIP;
  4. Execution and Results oriented; Ability to transparently plan and execute against plan.
  5. Good English language;
  6. Strong analytic, critical thinking and report presentation skills.