Cyber Security Analyst


Manchester, UK Office

Role type

Full Time, Permanent




Competitive, dependent on experience

About the role

We are seeking a Cyber Security Analyst to take responsibility for the protection of customer’s data confidentiality, integrity and availability within Interact’s cloud environment. You will be responsible for implementing secure infrastructure and analysing network events for potential security flaws and/or incidents.

The Cyber Security Analyst will also stay abreast of security engineering best practices and emerging tactics, techniques and practices of cyber threat actors and potential vulnerabilities exploitable within Interacts cloud environment and internal network systems.

A little about you...

  • Demonstrable experience in a security operations role
  • In depth understanding of technical security systems (e.g. internet filtering, anti-malware, vulnerability management, penetration testing, DLP, SIEM and firewalls)
  • AWS Cloud hardening experience
  • Working knowledge of Industry Standard Product and Program Development Life Cycle, including Secure SDLC and OWASP
  • Self-motivated with strong analytical, research and problem-solving skills
  • Has an in depth understanding of what Information Security is and what the threats are
  • Experience with common information security management frameworks, such as International Standards Organization (ISO) 2700x
  • Ability to work to deadlines with a keen attention to detail and has a can-do attitude

Your responsibilities

  • Monitor for, triage and track remediation of vulnerabilities in Interacts production systems and networks
  • Conduct routine log review of information security events, investigating and responding as necessary
  • Maintain and enhance monitoring capabilities to ensure the integrity of Interact’s systems and networks
  • Act as a member of the Incident Response Team, triaging, responding to and reporting incidents and associated metrics
  • Administer and maintain security products (vulnerability management, web application firewall, AV, SIEM, DLP)
  • Participate in on-call rotation for incident response alerts
  • Conduct regular technical risk assessments of systems and infrastructure and apply the Vulnerability Management process
  • Operate the cloud security compliance system by working with platform managers to on-boarding cloud accounts, products and platforms
  • Support the team in performing unit test and general quality assurance checks before major releases
  • Develop bespoke cloud security tools and configure cloud security solutions to identify compliance gaps
  • Work with system owners to provide security remediation advice and implementation guidance to resource owners

Why you’ll love working for Interact...

  • Competitive salary
  • Pension
  • Healthcare
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Life insurance
  • Season ticket/car parking loans
  • Buy & sell holiday
  • Flexible working
  • Reward and recognition scheme
  • Eye care vouchers
  • Long service awards
  • Social events
  • Free Friday lunch
  • Fresh fruit
  • Friday "happy hours"
  • Employee discount scheme
  • Employee Assistance Helpline


Interact Academy

The Interact Academy is our in-house training programme designed to kick-start your training and development from your first day at Interact. You will meet with our CEO and senior managers to hear about our mission and values. You will also find out more about each department to learn how each one fits together and how your role works within them. Alongside this, you will complete your Interact Academy product and role-specific training to give you the tools to be successful in your role.

Product training

The Interact Academy will take you on a journey through our product, enabling you to gain an in-depth understanding of all of its features, users and benefits. You will follow a modular programme increasing in complexity to ensure in-depth understanding to assist you in being successful in your roles.

Role-specific training

As an Interact employee you will also receive in-depth role-specific training to ensure that you are fully knowledgeable about your role and how to make it a success.

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