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Information Security Analyst


Information Security Analyst - Dublin, Ireland
Highly competitive package including excellent basic salary and substantial additional benefits.

Acorn Global Recruitment is working in partnership with one of Ireland's largest multi-line general insurance companies with an annual turnover in excess of €450m. The company in Ireland employs over 1,450 people and is trusted by close to a million customers as their business or personal insurer. The company is also part of a larger group who are one of the world's leading integrated financial services providers, and employs over 148,000 people in more than 70 countries serving the needs of 83 million customers worldwide.

Due to continued growth the company are looking for an Information Security Analyst based in Dublin, Ireland. This is an ideal opportunity to work for one of the world's largest financial institutions with exposure to cutting edge security technologies.

Job Role
The Information Security Analysts are required to have working knowledge of security principles & their application to Information Security Risk Management. Experience in performing application, vendor and infrastructure risk assessments is essential.
This is an Information Security Governance role. This is not hands-on role in terms of implementation or operations. However, a technical background in some combination of networking, firewalls, security monitoring, IT Development, vulnerability management and/or IAM is considered an advantage. While not essential, security architecture and penetration testing experience is a distinct plus.

Key Responsibilities Include:
*Engaging with stakeholders to carry out Information Security risk assessments
*Assuming a solutions oriented focus in support of business goals
*Performing vendor and supply chain risk assessments
*Oversight of:
oThird party security operations
o Information Security monitoring including coverage, alerting and reporting
o SIEM & security event investigation
o Vulnerability Management (VM) processes
o Identity & Access Management (IAM) processes
*Supporting the security Incident Management process as required
*Management operational security reporting

Essential Criteria
The following skills are essential:
*Minimum 3 years' Information Security experience, with up to date experience of the threat landscape
*Strong technical background in some or all of the following - networking, server, middleware, database and application security
*Exposure and understanding of a broad range of security controls including firewalls, proxies, IDS/IPS, network segmentation, DLP, VM, SIEM, IAM/PAM, antivirus technologies etc.

Desirable Criteria
*Familiarity with prevailing Information Security risk management frameworks and guidelines such as COBIT, ISO 27001/27002, ISO 27005, ISF IRAM2, ISACA RiskIT, and NIST, CIS, ASD & OWASP
*Systems administration of one or more of the following Linux, Windows server administration including Active Directory and/or iSeries AS/400
*Knowledge of :
oSIEM Solutions - HP ArcSight
oQualys vulnerability scanning solutions
oDell/Quest Identity Manager
oFirewall change management & monitoring processes

IT security, Incident handling, SIEM, HP ArcSight, Windows server administration, Active Directory, iSeries AS/400, Vulnerability Scanning Solutions, Dell One Identity Manager, Firewall change management, change management, OWASP, risk analysis

Acorn Recruitment acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment.

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Skills and experience

IT security, Incident handling, SIEM, HP ArcSight, Windows server administration, Active Directory, iSeries AS/400, Vulnerability Scanning Solutions, Dell One Identity Manager, Firewall change management, change management, OWASP, risk analysis

About Acorn Recruitment

Acorn Recruitment

The award-winning Acorn Group is one of the UK's leading recruitment and training companies.

On-going research confirms that over 96% of our clients would happily recommend Acorn to others (industry average is 87%), and 98% of job-seekers find Acorn's service levels to be better than other agencies (industry average is 77%).

These figures are testament to Acorn's philosophy that people are at the heart of our business and why Acorn is the partner of choice for many national and international organisations, and job-seekers alike.

Acorn offers permanent, temporary and contract recruitment solutions to employers, supported by a portfolio of training, learning and development solutions.

Acorn is a member of the Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC) and is Investors in People and ISO accredited.

Dublin, Ireland, Europe

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  • Salary
    €45,000 to €55,000 per year
  • Location
  • Company
    Acorn Recruitment
  • Posted By
    Ms Christina Harris
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  • Job Functions
    Information Technology
  • Industries
    Financial Services
    Information Technology and Services
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