Security Operations Analyst job in Runcorn at Capita Internal Resourcing

Security Operations Analyst

Company: Capita Internal Resourcing

Location: Preston Brook UK

Date Posted:Apr 24, 2018

Job Title: Security Operations Analyst Location - Runcorn, Cheshire (Travelling to other Client Sites including London would be required)Competitive Salary & BenefitsAbout Capita | DCC Smart MeteringSmart DCC Ltd is a wholly owned subsidiary of Capita plc. We are Capita, the UK's leading provider of business process management and integrated professional support service solutions. Through bespoke, quality solutions, we've helped countless organisations unlock value and maximise their potential. With access to our range of unique and diverse opportunities, offering real career advancement and progression, we can unlock your potential too. Smart DCC (a licensed entity owned by Capita Plc) is the programme and service integrator working on behalf of the energy industry to establish and operate the data and communications infrastructure that will enable all UK homes to have a smart meter by 2020.The Smart Data and Communications Company Ltd (Smart DCC) is delivering a once-in-a-generation programme to build a smart metering network for Great Britain.What you will do:This exciting and unique role will be focused on providing security support to the systems being provided by our Service Providers for the delivery of the UK Smart Metering solution. The DCC Security Operations Team provide a broad range of security support, influence and coordination to our service providers, who undertake their own protective monitoring, alerting and reporting of security incidents.The day to day tasks of this role may include:Maintaining and monitoring security information sources to help identify vulnerabilities and threats. Assessing the significance of the information obtained in the smart metering context, and disseminating to affected service providersManaging, coordinating and communicating security incidents with a variety of people including government, senior DCC managers, industry contacts and security professionals at the service providersConducting problem analysis to identify root causes and remedial actionsProviding security operations reporting to help identify trends and the effectiveness of controlsPartcipating in change boards to ensure that their security implications of planned change has been addressedActing as the registration authority manager for the smart metering PKI systemWorking with colleagues in the DCC Technical Operations Centre to increase their security awareness and to provide security support to their operationsKey AccountabilitiesEnsure appropriate handling and management of security incidents, problems and changesIdentifying changes in the threat landscape with respect to the Smart Metering SystemProviding reporting and management informationProviding technical security assurance and expertiseIdentifying and implementing process improvementsYour experience will include:Technical SkillsOperational Security Management including both incident and problem management;Understanding of how malware works and the appropriate controlsNetwork security;Operating systems/platforms security;Database/applications security;Web security;Digital forensics investigation;ITIL knowledge.Soft SkillsCommunication skills - being able to effectively communicate (verbal and written) with team colleagues and senior management including non- technical colleagues;Analytical skills - being able to quickly analyse a situation and make appropriate decisions;Qualifications/ExperienceAn understanding of IT Security, both in terms of security architecture and also Information Assurance.An active interest in software systems/engineering and/or secure communications and Information systems and/or system security architecture and/or malware.Experience in network and systems Protective MonitoringQualifications within the IT Security field desirable but not essential. Certified Intrusion Analyst (GIAC), Certified Incident Handler (GCIH), Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)Desirable knowledge of large regulated programmesOperational incident managementDue to the nature of this role successful candidate must be eligible to go through required Security Clearance Process.Must be prepared to participate in a 24*7 on call rotaWhat's in it for you?At Capita, training and development aren't optional extras: they're how we do our job. We will motivate you to perform at your peak, recognising your achievements and rewarding them appropriately. As well as a generous basic salary we also give you 23 day's holiday, discretionary annual bonus, company pension scheme and access to voluntary benefit options including; child care vouchers, share save scheme, life assurance, holiday buy and many more designed to suit your own personal lifestyle. All of this, in a professional but fun environment.What we hope you will do nextHelp us find out more about you by completing our short application process - click apply now.Capita operates as an equal opportunities employer and we welcome all applications regardless of gender, marital status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, race, colour, ethnic origin, nationality, religion or beliefs, disability, age, political opinions or trade union membership.Listen | Create | DeliverFollow Capita on twitter @capitacareersFollow Capita on facebook @careersatcapitaCapita Resourcing welcome applications from all suitably qualified people regardless of gender, race, disability, age or sexual orientation.Capita Resourcing is a trading name of Capita Resourcing Ltd. Services offered are those of an Employment Agency and Employment Business. Applicants will be required to register with us.If you are successful with your application, you will need complete Capita's vetting and screening checks. This will include, but not be limited to, Reference Checks, a Criminality Check, Financial Probity Check, Sanctions Check and Media Check. View full job description
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