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Featurespace have an exciting opportunity for an IT Security Analyst to join our Security team based in our Cambridge office.

In your role as IT Security Analyst you will be responsible for the day-to-day operation of the in-place security solutions designed to protect our networks, computers, programs, and data from compromise, damage, and unauthorised access.

You will be responsible for the identification, investigation, and resolution of security exceptions detected by those solutions. The role will require an analysis of issues, and you’ll work closely with the IT team and other business stakeholders to understand key concepts in these technologies to inform your analysis. You will be required to articulate the results of your analysis to others in order to inform improvements to processes, policy, and systems.


Day to Day

  • Strong knowledge of log collection, analysis, and correlation processes
  • Use analytic tools to determine emerging threat patterns and vulnerabilities
  • Monitor and respond to:
    • Security alerts and provide incident response
    • Monitor identity and access management, including monitoring for abuse of permissions by authorised system users
    • Intrusions and unusual, unauthorised or illegal activity
    • ‘Phishing’ attempts and activity
  • Keep up to date with the latest security and technology developments
  • Use analytic tools to determine emerging threat patterns and vulnerabilities
  • Generate reports for both technical and non-technical staff and stakeholders
  • Maintain an information security risk register and assist with internal and external audits relating to information securityents
  • Ensure your work is compliant with: legal requirement, external standard requirements, and Featurespace IT-related policies
  • Ensure all processes and controls that fall within your area of responsibility are operating effectively and are correctly evidenced as working
  • Assist with the creation, maintenance and delivery of cyber security awareness training for colleagues
  • Contribute to development of information security policy, standards and guidelines
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