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Information Security Analyst

  • Location:

    London

  • Sector:

    Cyber Security

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Contact:

    Octavian Donnelly

  • Contact email:

    octavian@rutherfordsearch.com

  • Contact phone:

    02037780874

  • Job ref:

    DOO059

  • Published:

    16 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-05-05

​Our Client

Our client, a rapidly-growing cyber security firm who services wealth and asset managers in the City of London, is currently looking for an Information Security Analyst to join its team.


This role presents a fantastic opportunity for a confident candidate who is keen to start or accelerate their security career in a challenging, intellectually stimulating environment. This position is ideally suited for an individual who has just recently left academia having obtained a good degree, STEM subjects desirable, and who is looking to make a start in an exciting, fast-paced, technology-driven firm. Strong academic background and ambition required.


The position demands a desire to grow within the fast-moving world of Information Security, Cyber Security and Data Privacy, whereupon the successful candidate will obtain hands-on experience operating as a key member of the Information Security team servicing and addressing security subject matter in all areas of the Company's Clients operations. This is a high-growth managed security service provider, using proprietary technology, with great opportunities for advancement and client engagement.


Initially WFH, the role will be mainly based in the company's West End offices in the future, with flexibility dependent upon the business' operational requirements and at the senior management's discretion.


Key Duties

  • The running of daily, weekly and monthly processes, and maintaining procedural documentation

  • The identification and creation of new processes and controls to further enrich and mature the security state

  • Identification of new and preparation of existing reports and metrics from departmental systems and processes

  • Assisting with the running and maintenance of the departments' technology and cyber security systems

  • Risk assessment of projects and initiatives undertaken by the business, technology and InfoSec departments

  • Carrying out gap analysis and security reviews in relation to deployed technologies and security controls

  • Cyber threat analysis of the global technologies' estate and global business operations

  • Assisting with third party risk management/oversight, including due diligence exercices

Your Profile

  • STEM degree preferable

  • Experience within the financial or information security sectors a significant benefit (internship/work placement)

  • Good organisational skills and self-motivated

About Rutherford

Rutherford is a boutique search firm located in London. Our consultants are the executive specialists in compliance recruitment, and also in financial crime, legal and cyber security, all within the financial and professional services sectors in the United Kingdom and New York. We use our carefully curated relationships, networks and market knowledge to find the best fit for the clients in hand. We work with a wide range of clients, spanning from advisors, management consultants, corporate and commercial banks, brokers, exchanges, MTFs and financial tech, through to global investment managers, hedge funds, private equity firms, investment banks and technology firms. We began as a compliance recruitment firm in London and expanded to offer new resourcing expertise across legal and cyber recruitment. We have been a leading legal and compliance search agency in London for a decade and are excited about bringing our expanded offering into the technology area.


Remote Working

We are currently looking for regionally-located Cyber Security professionals (Cyber Risk, IDAM, GDPR, Digital Trust, Solutions Architects, Pentesters) from across the United Kingdom who would be interested in working for London firms on an interim WFH basis: Kent, East Sussex, Essex, Cambridgeshire, Suffolk, Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Hertfordshire, Oxfordshire, Berkshire, Wiltshire, Surrey or Hampshire.


We are also interested in hearing from candidates in Manchester, Birmingham, Oxford, Winchester and Salisbury.