Cyber Security Operations Analyst (CH11413)

University of Bath
February 18, 2024
Offerd Salary:£37,099
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Contract Type:Open-ended
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Job title Cyber Security Operations Analyst

Department Digital, Data & Technology Group

Salary Starting from £37,099, rising to £44,263

Grade Grade 7

Contract Type Full Time, Open Ended

Placed on Thursday 01 February 2024

Closing date Sunday 18 February 2024

Interview date To be confirmed

Reference CH11413


We are seeking a Cyber Security Operations Analyst to join our Digital, Data & Technology Group.

About the role

The Security Operations Analyst is part of a team responsible for a broad range of cyber security tasks and activities including management and operation of the University's Security Operations Centre (SOC), operating and applying security controls in line with standard frameworks – ISO 27001, NIST CSF, Cyber Essentials and facilitating risk-based decision making to ensure maintenance of security posture.

You will be responsible for undertaking all aspects of security operations, including responding to and resolving security events and incidents, identifying vulnerabilities, deploying mitigation tactics and escalating where appropriate, safe-guarding sensitive information from unauthorised access and generally maintaining security posture in line with the University's risk appetite.

Additionally, you will undertake risk assessments and perform horison scanning ensuring that the University control environment is optimally configured to respond to the latest threats to maintain resilience and continuity of service across key systems, services and infrastructure.

You will be expected to review security processes, systems and capabilities that affect the security of our most critical assets. You will proactively work with colleagues to identify areas of weakness and exposures and create recommendations for continual improvement.

As appropriate, you will take part in change approval boards, oversee the security elements of delivering new products and services into live University environments and work closely with vendors.

This role is offered on a full time (36.5 hours per week) permanent basis.

About you
  • A broad of knowledge of security risk and assurance practices including detailed knowledge of security controls frameworks: ISO 27001/Cyber Essentials/NIST CSF/NIS/CIS Top 20/OWASP.
  • Experience of regulatory and compliance responsibilities for universities, including GDPR, DPA, PCI DSS, Ofsted.
  • A broad technical knowledge of various tools, how to operate and maintain them, interpret the output and apply the recommendations.
  • Excellent practical experience and knowledge of measuring performance and effectiveness of security controls to reduce incidents, safeguard sensitive data and improve overall security posture.
  • Knowledge and understanding of reducing risk and exposure across third parties and throughout the supply chain.
  • What we can offer you:
  • a very generous employer contributory pension scheme
  • generous annual leave allowance with an additional 5 discretionary days so that you can enjoy a positive work life balance
  • we are a family-friendly University and with an increasingly agile workforce, are open to flexible working arrangements
  • an excellent reward package that recognises the talents of our diverse workforce
  • a wide range of personal and professional development opportunities
  • a number of support options available for new and existing staff to help with the cost of some immigration expenses which you may be eligible for: Relocation allowance, Visa Reimbursement, Interest-Free Loan.
  • Find out more about our benefits.

    We consider ourselves to be an inclusive university, where difference is celebrated, respected and encouraged. We have an excellent international reputation with staff from over 60 different nations and have made a positive commitment towards gender equality and intersectionality receiving a Silver Athena SWAN award. We truly believe that diversity of experience, perspectives, and backgrounds will lead to a better environment for our employees and students, so we encourage applications from all genders, backgrounds, and communities, particularly from under-represented groups, and value the positive impact that will have on our teams.

    We are very proud to be an autism friendly university and are an accredited Disability Confident Leader; committed to building disability confidence and supporting disabled staff.

    Find out from our staff what makes the University of Bath a great place to work. Follow us @UniofBath and @UniofBathJobs on Twitter for more information.

    Further details:
  • Job Description & Person Specification

  • Terms and Conditions of Employment

  • We are constantly seeking to reduce the unconscious bias that enters any assessment process, with the goal of creating an inclusive and equal assessment process. To support this, personal details will be removed from application forms at the initial shortlisting stage.

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