August 27, 2021

Senior Security Analyst

Job Description

Job Details:

Our client is looking for a Senior Security Analyst to work in growing ICT Security team -

• You will monitor our computer networks for security issues, install security software, and document any security issues or breaches you find.

• You will have a strong background in Windows operating systems, with good experience in cyber security, including knowledge of information security industry standards and best practices i.e. ISO, MITRE etc.

• You should also have good knowledge in security as applied to Microsoft applications, Active Directory, Outlook/Exchange and Office365.

• The Security Operations team is looking for individuals with a strong passion for security and knowledge of intrusion detection and response.

• As a Senior ICT Security Analyst, you will be responsible for the working with a global team to identify and remediate threats to the company.

Key Responsibilities:

• Monitor, evaluate, and advise on information security issues related to systems, data, network and workflow to ensure security controls are appropriate and operating as intended.

• Investigate security breaches and other cybersecurity incidents.

• Investigate security alerts and provide incident response.

• Install security measures and operate software to protect systems and information infrastructure, including firewalls and data encryption programs.

• Work with the security team to perform tests and uncover network vulnerabilities.

• Fix detected vulnerabilities to maintain a high-security standard.

• Develop company-wide best practices for IT security.

• Assist with Security awareness program, including giving training, developing material.

• Help colleagues install security software and understand information security management.

• Research security enhancements and make recommendations to management.

• Stay up to date on information technology trends and security standards.

• Ability to spot and execute new security technologies and best practices into the Cyber Cloud Offerings


• Bachelor's degree in computer science or related field.

• 5+ years of experience in information security.

• Expertise and experiences in implementing & monitoring Information Security controls, practices and technology for multiple levels within an organisation.

• Good background in Active Directory, Exchange and Office365 administration, management and configuration, including Group Policy.

• Knowledge of technologies such as endpoint protection and detection, IDS and IPS tools and vulnerability scanning tools, malware detection and prevention.

• Experience in security incident management processes.

• Experience with threat intelligence platforms and hunting techniques.

• Proven experience with common information security controls / management frameworks, such as the NIST Cyber Security Framework and ISO27000

• Knowledge of penetration testing, vulnerability assessments, IAM and SIEM tools.

• Knowledge of Microsoft Security suite (MS O365 Defender, Azure ATP, O365 ATP and CAS etc..) would be an advantage.

• Practical and operational experience with SIEM solutions (e.g., Sentinel, Splunk, QRadar, Elastic or similar)

• Knowledge of Azure cloud would be beneficial.

• Availability for out of hours support during ongoing incident response

• Continuously assess current state of security monitoring and recommend improvements.

• Ability to work in both a collaborative team environment as well as independently when required

• Good analytical and report presentation skills.

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Dublin, IE
Career Level
Experienced (Non-manager)
Associate Degree
Job Type
Job Last Updated
October 22, 2021


Colm O'Rourke
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