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PA Consulting Group

PA Consulting Group

Information Security Analyst - Job ID: 7872

The Information Security Analyst will be part of a team responsible for the overall IT security across PA, providing in-depth analysis of internal security intelligence and external security view.


  • Review daily security system logs - Firewall/Intrusion Detection System/Data Leak Prevention – and identify security issues. Conduct monthly scans for unauthorised software
  • Provide insight into the countermeasures PA should adopt
  • Works as a technical resource in security related projects
  • Conduct penetration testing, forensic analysis and manage external penetration results. Ensure vulnerabilities are resolved working with operational teams
  • Review daily security bulletins for threats. Liaise with key security firms reviewing threat reports
  • To provide clear messages around security to different levels of stakeholders, from technical staff through to senior managers
  • To apply investigative and intelligence analysis to security information from different sources, and provide convincing answers to IT security related issues
  • Use experience to provide 4th line support with the ability to increase knowledge across GS and PA.

Job Requirements

  • Proven technical experience across multi-disciplinary IT fields
  • Pen test and forensics experience an advantage
  • CISSP/SANS/CREST is desirable
  • Strong log analysis and correlation skills
  • Commercial security analyst experience
  • Knowledge of ISO27001/2
  • Knowledge of Logging/SIEM systems, such as LogRhythm
  • Knowledge of Data Leak Prevention systems
  • Knowledge of Intrusion Detection systems
  • Good attention to detail, well organised and capable of working under pressure
  • Ability to communicate at all levels
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team.


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Organisation:  PA Consulting Group