It Security Analyst

Job Category:
Analyst (Business/Systems)
Job Type:
Level of IT Experience:
5-10 Years
North Ireland
Salary Description:
Competitive salary offered
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Thompson Aero Seating is one of the leading suppliers of Business and First-Class aircraft seating, with a worldwide customer base with an increasing and expanding market share and product portfolio. Join our specialist support team and be part of the best of advanced manufacturing capability in Northern Ireland, as we work towards achieving our goal of becoming the number one supplier of Business and First-Class aircraft seating products.

It s an exciting time to join our business as we implement our 5-year growth plan and as such, we are hiring for an IT Security Analyst to join the team. Applicants of all experience levels will be considered. Travel between TAS and ACS (UK) sites may be required depending on the project and specification. Working arrangements can be flexible and will be discussed at interview.

The successful candidate will be required to support on the following tasks:

Keep up to date with the latest security and technology developments

Research/evaluate emerging cyber security threats and ways to manage them

Plan for disaster recovery and create contingency plans in the event of any security breaches

Monitor for attacks, intrusions and unusual, unauthorised or illegal activity

Test and evaluate security products

Design new security systems or upgrade existing ones

Use advanced analytic tools to determine emerging threat patterns and vulnerabilities

Engage in 'ethical hacking', for example, simulating security breaches

Identify potential weaknesses and implement measures, such as firewalls and encryption

Investigate security alerts and provide incident response

Monitor identity and access management, including monitoring for abuse of permissions by authorised system users

Liaise with stakeholders in relation to cyber security issues and provide future recommendations

Generate reports for both technical and non-technical staff and stakeholders

Maintain an information security risk register and assist with internal and external audits relating to information security

Monitor and respond to 'phishing' emails and 'pharming' activity

Assist with the creation, maintenance and delivery of cyber security awareness training for colleagues

Give advice and guidance to staff on issues such as spam and unwanted or malicious email

This is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities. The successful job holder will be expected to perform varying tasks as required by their line manager & the overall objectives of the organisation.

In addition to an exciting progressive career with our global organisation, you can expect a lucrative salary, pension, generous 33 days holiday entitlement and continuing professional development opportunities as we continue our commitment towards investing in our staff for the future.


Degree in relevant subject (STEM) or equivalent professional experience

Current membership of a professional body (eg Institute of Information security) or will to work towards this

Working within an ISO27001 framework

Strong planning and organisational skills with an ability to deliver effectively to deadlines

Excellent investigative and problem-solving skills with a strong attention to detail

Click "apply" or contact our HR team to hear more about the position.

Thompson Aero Seating reserve the right to enhance criteria on shortlisting

Thompson Aero Seating is an equal opportunities employer

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