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  • Office Location: 120 Coombe Lane Raynes Park London, SW20 0BA
  • Office Name: Head Office - California
  • Sector: Central Support
  • Salary: £Neg - £Neg
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Role Type: Full-time
  • Job Ref: 427820

IT Security Analyst

Reed Specialist Recruitment are looking for 2 x IT Security Analysts to join their expanding team based in Raynes Park, South West London. 

Reports To:

Head of Infrastructure and Security, RSR


The IT Security Analyst role will be focused on improving security and are aimed at improving our capability and maturity in this area in line with the overall business objective. The security roles will straddle both on premises and cloud environments ensuring we detect, respond, recover, identify and protect the company from Cyber incidents while helping secure the company from risks associated with data loss and/or reputational damage.


  • Reporting into the Head of Infrastructure and Security, the IT Security analyst will help secure the company.


  • Take ownership of the respective security objectives set for them, which includes overseeing the design, management and continued operation of IT security.
  • Be an IT Security subject matter expert, providing technical guidance to IT Co-Members and the wider business.
  • To contribute to a culture of continuous improvement within the security team, championing and communicating out a continuously evolving approach to IT security.
  • To constantly innovate and proactively identify new or unused features or security technologies available to deliver maximum benefit to REED


  • All REED companies
  • (Reed Specialist Recruitment, Reed in Partnership, Reed Business School, Reed Foundation and associated charities, other smaller Reed companies such as Juxon, related companies such as Watson Martin)
  • Reed Online and Reed Professional Services are currently not in scope


  • Subject matter expert for IT security
  • Risk and impact assessment for changes within security
  • Monitor logs and dashboards for security issues
  • Investigate security breaches and other cyber security incidents
  • Install security measures and operate software and/or services to protect systems and infrastructure and cloud platforms including firewalls and data encryption technology.
  • Report and document all security breaches and assess the damage they cause.
  • Work with the IT department to share security best practise while performing tests and uncovering security vulnerabilities.
  • Fix detected security vulnerabilities to maintain a high-security maturity standard.
  • Stay current on IT security trends and news
  • Develop and document company wide best practises for IT security
  • Scope and manage penetration and vulnerability testing.
  • Research security enhancements and make recommendations to senior management.
  • Document security requirements and help with the creation and maintenance of IT security policies and procedures.
  • Support internal and external security audits including the maintenance and accreditation of ISO27001.
  • Support tender and business development activities including supporting of responding to IT security questions and/or questionnaires.
  • Define and record security metrics to measure effectiveness and maturity of IT security within the wider company.
  • Stay up to-to-date on information technology trends and security standards.

Skills & Experience:

  • Microsoft 365 and Windows 10 security experience
  • Good grasp of IT Security and IT Operational Frameworks

Key Relationships:

  • Wider IT department
  • 3rd Party Suppliers: Microsoft, various hardware/software suppliers, various professional services organisations

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