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Cyber Security Analyst

University of East London - IT Services

Location: London
Salary: £34,024
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 14th September 2018
Closes: 2nd October 2018
Job Ref: PS142s2018

Salary starting from £34,024 per annum incl. of London Weighting

At UEL, we pride ourselves on the real-world relevance of our courses and research and the impact we are making in our east London community and the wider world. We are an open and inclusive university that is focused on transforming the lives of our students. For the third successive year, we have risen in the Times Higher National Student Survey (NSS), and this year we achieved 85% for overall satisfaction – the highest score UEL has ever recorded. This has elevated us twenty places in the UK league table and we now sit in the top fifty of the table for the first time.

We require a Cyber Security Analyst to work within our Service Management team to help monitor and manage our IT systems security protocols and secure UEL from Cyber attack vulnerabilities.

The postholder, through monitoring, evaluation and in collaboration with Head of Infrastructure & Security (HoIS), will lead on IT Security activities within the University and manage the risk to the University’s IT factilities and information from internal and external threats.

You will assist in the management of the software procurement and licensing processes to maintain a valid software estate, ensuring license compliance of all our software assets.

In addition, you will be expected to proactively engage with the Information Security community to identify and mitigate relevant cyber threats, investigate incidents and work with stakeholders to raise awareness of the importance of Information Security and to ensure continued legal, contractual and regulatory compliance.

Educated to HND level in a relevant qualification, the postholder will demonstrate extensive knowledge and understanding of IT security issues, the current legislation and the challenges facing industry in managing the risks of cyber attacks. You will have a good understanding of the architecture of a busy and diverse IT department and the challenges faced in securing multiple systems across multiple sites.

A successful external candidate for this position would be employed by UEL Professional Services Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of UEL. Employees of UEL Professional Services Ltd work alongside UEL colleagues in delivery of UEL’s mission, and UEL Professional Services Ltd will adopt UEL HR policies and procedures in full. Further detail regarding employment benefits can be found at the employee benefits section of our recruitment pages.

To obtain further details about this vacancy please visit our website at (reference number: PS142s2018). The closing date for applications is 2nd October 2018.

CVs without completed application forms will not be accepted.

We are working actively to improve the diversity of our staff

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