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Job Role:  IT Security Analyst

Location: Luton

Job Sector: IT

Hours: 35 hours per week

 

As IT Security Analyst you will contribute to our vision of being the leading residential property manager, as recognised by others by:

 

  • Following best practices and contributing to making IT security focused
  • Maintaining the confidentiality, integrity and availability of information at FirstPort

This role reports to the Information Security Manager    

About You

Having worked in an IT Security role or similar you hold a broad experience of IT Technologies and in particular the security area now looking for an exciting new role in a growing organisation.

Your successful track record demonstrates your ability to support, manage and improve IT Security systems and your understanding of IT service management processes.

You are a clear communicator and want to utilise your skills to coach and improve other team members.

Being a self-starter and an individual who learns something new every week and you bring knowledge to a collaborative team table and being an effective communicator at all level is key as you will have visibility across the business.

About Us

FirstPort is the largest and most experienced residential property manager in the UK, employing more than 3,000 colleagues dedicated to looking after peoples’ home. 

Great property management is about more than just bricks and mortar. We recognise and value the contribution our people make to our business and we are committed to ensuring they are skilled and equipped to do the best job they can and that they have the opportunity to realise their full potential.

Our Values set out the commitments we have made to deliver excellent service and they inform the relationships that we have with customers and clients.  They shape our culture and are used in measuring and rewarding performance.

Main Responsibilities

  • Information Security Analyst Responsibilities:
  • Monitor computer networks for security issues.
  • Investigate security breaches and other cyber security incidents.
  • Install security measures and operate software to protect systems and information
  • Administer IT infrastructure Security, including firewalls and data encryption programs
  • Work closely with the IT Support teams to work as a collective with one vision of improving our Security Posture.
  • Document security breaches and assess the damage they cause.
  • Work with security team to perform tests and uncover network vulnerabilities.
  • Fix detected vulnerabilities to maintain a high-security standard.
  • Stay current on IT security trends and news.
  • Develop company-wide best practices for IT security.
  • Ensure Security patching programs are successful by working with wider teams.

Our Values

Friendly – We look out for people’s best interests, and show them we care by dealing with them in a warm and friendly manner.

Inventive – We’re creative and resourceful. We strive to improve what we do and how we do it, so we can provide the best ideas and solutions to look after people, their homes and communities.

Respectful – We listen, consult and take on-board people’s opinions and needs. We understand the importance of the home and community in people’s lives, and act with respect at all times.

Skilled – We’ve the qualifications, experience and take great pride in our work to consistently deliver the highest standards and value for money. We’re informed, and we’re always building on that knowledge to constantly improve our quality of service.

Trustworthy – We’re always professional, reliable, open and honest. People can depend on us to keep our promises and follow through on our commitments.

The Benefits

Our customers deserve the best and the same applies to our people.  We’ll support you with all of the technology, training and support that you need to do your job well.  We offer competitive salaries and a range of benefit packages. In addition to the core benefits, we also offer a range of exclusive discounts on extra benefits to help you and your family make the most of your money, safeguard your future and look after your health.

Diversity

We’re committed to promoting diversity at FirstPort and recruit on merit.  We will consider applications from job share applicants.

Ready to Apply?

Click here to apply for this role.  We will ask you to upload your CV and answer a few questions.  You may also be asked to complete verbal and numerical reasoning tests online.

If you meet the criteria for the role we’ll be in touch to arrange a short telephone interview and our shortlist of candidates will be invited to attend interviews with the hiring manager and up to three other key stakeholders.