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Cyber Security Analyst Ref: 50064346

ICT Cyber Security and Infrastructure, Seaclose Offices, Fairlee Road, Newport / Agile where required

Grade 9 - 10, £28,227 to £34,382 per annum

Contact: Jon Bland - ICT Operations Manager jon.bland@iow.gov.uk or 01983 814672

Vacancy Reference: 50064346

Closing Date: 08/07/2022

Hours: 37 hours per week

Contract Type: Permanent

Do you have experience of working in ICT and Cyber Security?

Do the terms threat actors, attack vectors, vulnerabilities, and risk sound familiar?

An exciting career graded opportunity has arisen within ICT to join the Cyber Security and Infrastructure team.

As an ICT Cyber Security Analyst, you will be part of a hardworking, busy team supporting all departments across the council.  You will help to provide a high quality cyber security and compliance service within the ICT Operations department ensuring all customer requests, incidents and problems are captured and progressed swiftly to deliver robust, reliable and cost effective ICT which meets customer needs and expectations, as agreed in all corporate Service Level Agreements (SLA’s).

The career graded position offers you a pathway to gain the necessary skills and experience as well as a relevant qualification to progress. This will be based on agreed objectives and learning activities being achieved over a period of time. Your work will be varied but the essential skills and experience required for the role includes, but is not limited to, the design, delivery, support and administration of robust cyber security solutions including UTM security systems, email and web security systems, endpoint and perimeter security systems.

Practical hands on skills of cyber security systems and previous experience of threat analysis, alert management, vulnerability assessment, best practice, security standards, and a logical approach to problem solving with a minimum of 3 years’ experience of implementing high quality, customer focused ICT services within an ITIL environment are essential.

This is a challenging but highly rewarding role that would suit a motivated, committed, and disciplined individual who will become fully integrated into the current team.  You will need to demonstrate a proactive approach, the ability to prioritise workloads, excellent communication skills, attention to detail and the ability to take ownership.

Candidates that already have the required knowledge, skills and experience are encouraged to apply and will be considered for the full analyst position on the higher grade.

For further information or an informal discussion please contact Jon Bland on 01983 814672.

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The Isle of Wight Council protects its employees from discrimination and this is supported by the Unacceptable Behaviour Policy, Employee Code of Conduct and Behaviours Framework. We actively promote the diversity of our workforce and we provide flexible working options (where appropriate) to support the different needs of our employees.

The Isle of Wight Council is an equal opportunities employer, who is proud to encourage applications from all cultures, backgrounds and abilities to better reflect the diversity within our local community. In addition to this, we are also a
Disability Confident Employer. Along with a number of other areas of commitments, this means that providing you meet the basic essential requirements of the advertised role and have declared yourself as disabled, you will be offered an opportunity for an interview within the council.

A relocation scheme of up to £8,000 is available to new employees subject to qualifying criteria. Further details are available upon request.

Telephone 01983 823134 or email callcentre@iow.gov.uk if you need further information about applying. Please note only applications completed and submitted online by the closing date will be accepted.

We often receive a high volume of applicants for our vacancies. If you do not hear from the recruiting manager within three weeks of the closing date, we regret that your application will not have been successful on this occasion. If unsuccessful, we actively encourage you to revisit our job pages and apply to alternate posts that may be suitable.

Closing Date: 8th July 2022