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Information Security Analyst

(Manchester, UK)

What we are after

Foregenix is a privately owned organisation solely dedicated to cybersecurity, with a true global footprint and a remarkable reputation. Our purpose is rather simple: making cyberspace safe for everyone, and our unique culture revolves around helping others protect their digital assets.

Foregenix is hiring individuals who are currently aspiring to become Information Security Analyst. This is a fantastic opportunity to enter the exciting industry of cybersecurity and become part of a legendary team that is helping organisations design, evolve and drive their cybersecurity programs. Foregenix is one of the top players around offensive security, digital forensics, threat hunting and cybersecurity compliance, offering employees the chance to find their dream job in cybersecurity.

Are you really passionate about cybersecurity? Do you have the drive to invest the time and effort required to kickstart your career in cybersecurity? Are you a naturally curious person? Do you enjoy reading… a lot? Have you ever found yourself thinking ‘it would be great to replicate that attack scenario and really understand what goes on under the hood’? This may be your dream job. 

The job requires a strong character and amazing natural communication skills, as you will have to match the cybersecurity needs of organisations with the desires of skilled IT people and their senior management. You will never roam alone as you join our team of world-renowned cybersecurity consultants and analysts. Candidates will be expected to complete our comprehensive onboarding process, acquire basic training, get a full understanding of our methodology and demonstrate commitment whilst learning from the best.

Job Purpose

Successful candidates to the Information Security Analyst will join our 3 year training career path. You will be introduced to our tailored training program with external study activities and also onsite training. 

During this program you will work closely with senior members of the Consulting & Risk Services Team to deliver strategic security assurance services. You will be introduced to the Payment Industry and a wide range of cybersecurity disciplines.

After your 3 year program with us you will be introduced to a variety of key accounts across several industries and to a wide range of cybersecurity programs. Consultants will always be a key part of a team that advises customers, develop internal resources and deliver top quality service.

Key Responsibilities
  • Support the CRS team deliver cybersecurity services, including design, implementation, compliance and offensive /defensive (Red team/Blue team) security services to our customers. 

  • Support the execution of compliance  assessment services.

  • Collect, classify and analyse scoping documents.

  • Collaborate on the development of internal tools to document the assessments.

  • Provide support to  Quality Assurance  activities.

  • Work with the Sales Team to identify additional opportunities in customer organisations.

  • Research a wide variety of cybersecurity fields.

Critical Competencies
  • A degree education in the computing field (Computer Science, Information Technology or Information Security) 
  • At least  two years of experience (including possible Gap Year during degree program)  in the IT field (preferably in  System Administration or Network Administration). 
  • Remarkable interpersonal and communication skills. Active listening ability
  • Self-confidence. However, candidates must also be able to request help when needed
  • Team-working spirit
  • Fluent English is mandatory
  • Motivated self-learner. Strong desire to work hard, research and grow your skills
  • Being effective at multitasking
Advantageous Competencies (preferred but not required)
  • Having industry certifications such as CCNA, MCSE or cloud computing. 
  • Experience in a regulated environment for example in the financial services or Payments industry will be valued.
  • A basic understanding of the PCI DSS and other cybersecurity compliance  programs.
  • Some experience across one or more of the following:
    • Understanding of software development practices and different lifecycles
    • A solid understanding of IP networks, its protocols, and different system architectures
    • A solid understanding of Operating system administration (Windows/Linux)
    • Experience with at least one of: FIM, SIEM, IDMs,  IDS/IPS, WAF, and similar.
    • Cloud administration 

Job Specs

Type: Full-time
Locations: UK, Manchester
  • Flexible work schedule
  • Your birthday is an additional holiday day
  • Company Bonus scheme
  • Finders Fee
  • Plus other country-specific benefits (comprehensive health insurance, pension schemes, and more)
Required Certifications
  • A degree education in the computing field (Computer Science, Information Technology or Information Security) 
  • Please note we only accept docs in PDF format
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