Junior Cyber Security Analyst - Kickstart Scheme (BB-F6874)
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Description:Junior Cyber Security Analyst - Kickstart SchemeLocation: Heathrow Approach Salary: Minimum Wage Contract Type: Fixed Term Position Type: Part Time Closing Date: Wednesday 14 April 2021Are you aged 16-24, receiving Universal Credit and looking for an exciting new challenge at a market-leading software company? Well, you’re in the right place. At IRIS, we are working alongside a new government scheme to create 6-month work placements in a variety of different departments, to kickstart the careers of young people like you. Our placements will give you the experience you need to get a foot in the door in your chosen profession. We’re looking for someone to join the Kickstart scheme as a Junior Cyber Security Analyst. What will you be doing? As a cyber security analyst, you will protect IT infrastructure (including networks, hardware and software) from a range of criminal activity. You will monitor networks and systems, detect security threats ('events'), analyse and assess alarms, and report on threats, intrusion attempts and false alarms, either resolving them or escalating them, depending on the severity. As a cyber security analyst, you'll need to: keep up to date with the latest security and technology developments research/evaluate emerging cyber security threats and ways to manage them monitor for attacks, intrusions and unusual, unauthorised or illegal activity use advanced analytic tools to determine emerging threat patterns and vulnerabilities identify potential weaknesses and implement measures, such as firewalls and encryption investigate security alerts and provide incident response monitor identity and access management, including monitoring for abuse of permissions by authorised system users monitor and respond to 'phishing' emails and 'pharming' activity give advice and guidance to staff on issues such as spam and unwanted or malicious emails. What skills and experience do you need to have? Experience in cyber/information/network security, computer science, computing and information systems IT/security/network-related qualification or degree (Desired) Who are we? IRIS Software Group is one of the UK’s largest privately held software companies. Our purpose is to be the most trusted provider of mission-critical software and services, ensuring customers get it right first time, every time. IRIS takes the pain out of processes and let professionals working in businesses and schools focus on the work they love. Our software solutions and services for finance, HR and payroll teams, educational organisations, and accountancy firms helps comply with regulations, drive productivity, and better engage with key stakeholders. Through simplifying, automating, and providing insights on everyday mission-critical tasks for organisations of all shapes and sizes, we ensure customers can look forward with certainty and confidence. As part of IRIS, you will receive excellent training opportunities including enrollment on to various online courses and support for professional development. You will also be able to get involved in a variety of internal initiatives and fundraising! For example, we give our employees three paid days off per year to give back to the community and help out with a charity of their choice.
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