About the job
Job Title: Information Security Risk Analyst
Location: Remote - UK
Salary Range: £40,000 - £50,000
I am working with a brand new client, a leading player in the [industry], is seeking a talented and motivated Information Security Risk Analyst to join their dynamic team. As a remote role, this position offers an excellent opportunity for professionals seeking flexibility and a chance to make a significant impact in the field of information security.
As an Information Security Risk Analyst, you will play a pivotal role in safeguarding our client's sensitive information and assets. Your responsibilities will encompass identifying, assessing, and mitigating risks to ensure the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of critical data. You will work closely with cross-functional teams to develop and implement robust security strategies and policies in alignment with industry best practices.
Perform risk assessments and vulnerability assessments to identify potential security threats.
Evaluate existing security controls and develop strategies to strengthen the security posture.
Collaborate with internal teams to implement security measures, policies, and procedures.
Monitor security incidents and coordinate incident response efforts.
Stay updated on emerging security threats and recommend proactive countermeasures.
Provide guidance and training to team members and end-users on security best practices.
Participate in audits and compliance assessments to ensure adherence to industry regulations.
Bachelor's degree in Information Security, Cybersecurity, or a related field.
2+ years of experience in information security risk analysis.
Strong understanding of security frameworks and standards (e.g., NIST, ISO 27001).
Familiarity with security assessment tools and methodologies.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
Ability to work independently and remotely while maintaining high productivity.
Relevant certifications (e.g., CISSP, CISA, CRISC) are a plus.