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Business Analyst - Information Security

  • Location: London / Remote
  • Salary: £65 - £70K + Bonus & Non-Contributory Pension + Great Benefits
  • Job type: Contract/Temp, Permanent
  • Job reference: JEM / 173448
  • Sector: Cyber Security, Information Security , Interim, Data/Analytics
Job Description

Information Security business analyst required for market-leading property firm who offers one of the best overall salary packages in the UK. As an InfoSec Business Analyst, you will be a key part of the Technology Project Delivery team. We are looking for a focused, detail orientated individual who possesses creative problem-solving skills and works well in a team environment.  You will be responsible for supporting the Head of Technology Projects with delivery of key project and Business as usual change requests, scoping, detailed requirement gathering & delivery.

Key Responsibilities

  • Build a relationship between business partners and the IT department relative to requirements, solutions and priorities
  • Develop requirement documentation that will translate business needs into requirements that can be understood by the solution development team
  • Participate as needed in IT design reviews to ensure compatibility and interoperability of computing systems
  • Develop a knowledge of system capabilities and functions of assigned application software. Use this knowledge to recommend optimal solutions to business requirements that best leverages the product
  • Manage special projects as assigned by Group Technology
  • Ensure that proposed system features, and requirements meet user needs and satisfy business objectives and initiatives
  • May assist in creation and implementation of test plans that are mapped to documented requirements
  • Perform and coordinate User Acceptance Testing (UAT) and/or BETA presentations as required on department related projects
  • Create training and system documentation, conduct training sessions as necessary
  • Meet professional obligations through efficient work habits such as, meeting deadlines, honouring schedules, coordinating resources and meetings in an effective and timely manner, and demonstrate respect for others

Required Skills

  • Three years’ experience as a business analyst or similar system/business support role with specific experience delivering Information Security Projects and Processes such as Data Loss Prevention, Identity Access Management, Penetration Testing, Policy & procedures.
  • Experience and proficiency with knowledgebase, defect tracking, and requirements related software systems (such as ServiceNow, JIRA, Confluence etc.)
  • Proficient with core software applications, including Microsoft applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio).Some experience with design and implementation of technical environments using various technologies and languages.
  • Experience in one or more of the following disciplines: Financial systems including a firm understanding of generally accepted accounting principles, enterprise resource planning, infrastructure & operating systems, customer relationship management, and human resource information systems.
  • Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.
  • Experience in SDLC methodologies, (such as AGILE), preferred
  • Experience with business and technical requirements analysis, modelling, verification and methodology development
  • Knowledge of system testing and software quality assurance best practices and methodologies
  • Proven analytical, mathematical, communication, and creative problem-solving skills
  • Strong listening, interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills
  • Logical and efficient, with keen attention to detail
  • Highly self-motivated and directed
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks while under pressure
  • Strong customer service orientation
  • Ability to evaluate information from multiple sources, reconcile conflicts, decompose high level information into details and abstract low-level information to a more general understanding
  • Ability to communicate clearly with end-users, peers
  • Analyse plans, status, and develop and deliver presentations
  • Experience working in a high-level collaborative environment and promoting a teamwork mentality
  • Managerial experience applying analytical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to predict challenges and seek to proactively head-off obstacles
  • Strong communicator with experience of liaising with all levels of management
  • Conflict resolution skills

As an ideal candidate, you will have previous experience working as a BA within Cyber Security Projects and have strong knowledge of cyber security and IT Infrastructure. You will also have proven track record of delivery in a similar role. Experience within, Security operations, Vulnerability remediation, Penetration testing or disaster recovery will be highly advantageous.

 

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