Graduate Junior IT Security Analyst / Engineer – Hybrid working Back to vacancy list

Reference - GBJ261
Location - Leeming Bar, Northallerton
Category - Information Technology
Closing - 18 Nov 2022
Description -
Graduate Junior IT Security Analyst / Engineer – Hybrid working
Leeming Bar, North Yorkshire
Salary – £22k 

This really is an exceptional opportunity for a Graduate Junior IT Security Analyst / Engineer to join an outstanding and growing organization within the food industry. 
We offer hybrid working with our team splitting their time between working in our office and working remotely from home.
The role
You will respond to security incidents, alerts and ensure that the technical security controls are operational and effective. The role works alongside the Infrastructure Security Engineer supporting all technical security activities as well as aiding the Information Security team.
Reporting to the Group IT Infrastructure Operations Manager. 
Your role responsibilities will include:
•Own and remediate Security incidents as reported
•Ensure that the SIEM tool is logging all available assets and tune alerts to reduce false positives and to highlight new or additional IOC’s where available
•Support with escalations from our Endpoint Detection & Response tooling
•Support post incident Investigation to find root cause of incidents and recommend improvements
•Testing the compliance and effectiveness of security controls
•Support creating and updating Security reporting & metrics
•Ensure the business is regularly monitoring all assets for Vulnerability identification and remediation
•Support the Security Engineers to maintain and deploy security tooling across the estate

To be considered for this role we require the following skills, qualifications and experience:

Ideally you will be qualified in a suitable IT security subject with the relevant time served practical experience and skills in the following:
•A degree in a relevant subject or at least 2 years’ experience in Infrastructure support role and/or 1 years’ experience working in a SOC/Security teamWorking with the following technologies:
i)Microsoft O365/Azure Security
ii)Endpoint Security tooling
iii)Email security tooling
•Excellent understanding of current and new IT security technologies, breaches, and trends
•Experience of working with IT Service Management tools

We’re looking for a real self-starter, flexible with lots of initiative and ability. You will be influential, decisive and able to demonstrate good judgement with a high degree of self-assurance and confidence.
In return we will provide a competitive salary depending on experience, training opportunities, company pension scheme, Death in service x2 annual salary, Performance-based annual bonus scheme, Excellent working conditions, subsidised staff restaurant. 

Please apply on-line at or alternatively, in writing/by email, enclosing a CV, to Heather Kemp ([email protected]) HR Dept, Froneri, Leeming Bar Industrial Estate, Leeming Bar, Northallerton DL7 9UL.