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Information Security Analyst

  • Location: London, Greater London, England
  • Salary: £450 to £550
  • Type: Contract
  • Posted: 195 days ago
  • Company: IQ Talent Centre

Information Security Analyst 

Information Security Assurance duties and responsibilities will include:

Our client are seeking the below skills & experience:     

  • Support security and risk management reporting and risk related actions and follow up.
  • Review new and existing supplier and partner contracts and perform regular assurance activities to validate supplier security posture
  • Performance of audit related activities internally and externally to the organisation, as well as preparation to receive external audits
  • Review design and architectural design documentation and data flow diagrams and provide security requirements and input
  • Support IT and Business transformation projects by ensuring they are risk-assessed and controls and security requirements are met through the transformation lifecycle, including compliance requirements such as ISO 27001 and PCI-DSS
  • Scope, arrange and support security testing, including penetration testing
  • Develop information security processes and procedures alongside business and IT stakeholders and its embedding
  • Attend business governance meetings as required representing the Information Security team

The following qualifications, experience and behaviors are essential to this role.


  • Several years of Security Engineering/Architectural experience.
  • Excellent analytical skills and ability to solve complex problems;
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to clearly and concisely articulate information security risks to business and technical teams;
  • Strong interpersonal skills and be approachable for all members of staff;
  • Ability to communicate effectively at all levels within the organisation;
  • Ability to manage third party security vendors and be involved in the procurement process;
  • Experience in Security Governance and Security Assurance;
  • Knowledge of ISF, ISO 27001, SOGP, PCI-DSS and GDPR; and Previous management experience in information security.

Desired background:

  • Bachelors or master’s degree in computer science, information technology, information security or a related field;
  • Previously worked within a large, multinational retail organisation; and
  • Previous experience in information security strategy;
  • Understanding of SharePoint libraries and publication to intranets.

Please do get in touch for a full detailed job spec.