Senior Information Security Analyst

Recruiter
Sainsburys
Location
Keresley
Posted
10 Oct 2017
Closes
13 Oct 2017
Sector
General
Contract Type
Full Time
In a nutshell As part of the Information Security & Compliance Team; the analystis responsible for Security Testing, including working with BAU Teams,Programme/Project teams, Agile delivery teams, Developers,Infrastructure Engineers and DevOps teams to ensure that IT projects aredelivered securely, protecting client and employee data and ensuringcontinual compliance with Information Security policies and standards.Co-ordinate Penetration Testing and other Security Testing in support ofIn-House Development utilising Waterfall and Agile deliverymethodologies; manage remediation of identified vulnerabilities andparticipate in the full risk management lifecycle. What I need to do The analyst will be engaged in delivering IT Security Testing Services i.e. o Manage internal security assurance for internally developedapplications within a DevOps environment.o Scope penetration testing for both internal and external facingapplications with external testing providers.o Manage external resources to ensure that penetration testing iscarried out to a suitable standard on time and within budget.o Manage the internal vulnerability scanning programme to ensure thatscans are planned and carried out in a timely manner.o Responsible for ensuring that vulnerabilities identified via internalscanning programme or external penetration testing are suitablymitigated and any residual risks are documented and formally accepted.o Conduct Information Security Risk Assessments using the InformationSecurity Risk Management Process.o Ensures the benefits of Information security and concept of risks isunderstood by all colleagueso Pro-actively manages security risk assessments and mitigation plans toaddress risks within agreed timescales, evaluating business impacto Provides advice and guidance associated with the planning, design,implementation and improvement of system security taking account ofcurrent best practice, legislation and regulation Ensures all projects consider the security implications throughout the project lifecycles o Security risks are identified early on and catered for in the solutiondesign and that the resulting implementation addresses these riskso Authorises implementation of procedures to satisfy new accessrequirements, or provide effective interfaces between users and service providerso Works with Sainsbury's Legal team to ensure Data protection regulationis supported by all IT systems and processes Reports effectiveness of information security against industry standards and agreed KPI's, along with Security Incident Response Plans. Liaises with industry and national bodies (including regulators and auditors) to ensure the appropriateness of the information security function, e.g. PCI compliance How I will succeed Projects/programmes are delivered securely. Projects are compliant with the relevant standards and regulations. Vulnerabilities are remediated and any residual risk is managed appropriately. Customer and Colleague feedback. Recognised as an Information Security SME. Continuous personal development. Fulfilling personal objectives. What I need to know Extensive knowledge of OWASP vulnerabilities, tools and methodologies Extensive knowledge of HTTP, PCI ASV and SSDLC Demonstrates extensive knowledge of good security practice covering the physical and logical aspects of information products, systems integrity and confidentiality Expert in methods and techniques for risk management, business impact analysis, countermeasures and contingency arrangements relating to the serious disruption of IT services Expert in tools or systems which provides access security control (i.e. prevents unauthorised system access) Strong current knowledge of PCI, DPA and ISO27001. What I need to show At least one of the following information security testing certifications OSCP, GIAC, CEH, Qualys Certified Specialist. Current Information Security qualifications/certifications e.g. CISSP, CISM, CRISC, CISA etc Experience using web application vulnerability scanning tools (e.g., Qualys WAS, IBM AppScan, HP Web inspect etc) Experience of using (SAST) Static Application security testing /Source Code Analysis tools such (e.g. HP Fortify, Veracode, Checkmarx) Ability to work on own with minimal supervision and deliver on time to budget Ability to think methodically and logically situations, problem solve and communicate well using spoken and written word Has expert awareness of problem solving procedures used for business-critical IT incidents, and a good awareness of their implications for a retail business Remains visible to customers as the face of IT to listen to their concerns and share these with others Ability to take responsibility, own the issue, resolve it (get the required result) and recognises how individual responsibility impacts team delivery Works collaboratively with a range of Teams/People to support the wider business needs Ability translate complex/technical issues clearly to meet the needs of the audience Ability to balance the benefits of optimised security with the cost of providing it, to promote the best overall interests of the business Resources available to me Team of colleagues assigned to information security management structured into four functional areas i.e. Standards & Compliance, Project Assurance, Security Testing and Security Operations Third Party contractors (as appropriate) to complete penetration testing of systems. Security Product Owners, Security Architects, Technical Designers, various Working Groups including Customer, Colleague, Finance etc. Industry and national bodies (as appropriate) What decisions I can make Determine appropriate controls to remediate vulnerabilities. Select the Gross and Net risk scores as part of the risk management process. Significant freedom to contribute to team processes. *LI-SS - provided by Dice AGILE, APPLICATION SECURITY, CEH, CISA, CISM, CISSP, GIAC, INFORMATION SECURITY, INFORMATION SECURITY MANAGEMENT, ISO27001, PENETRATION TESTING, RISK MANAGEMENT, SECURITY MANAGEMENT