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IT Security Analyst

Job Function:
IT
Location:
Manchester
Job Type:
Permanent
The Job

About us

Here at Pretty Little Thing, we strive to fly the flag for love, equality, and acceptance, working to use our platform to spread nothing but good vibes. Regardless of race, gender, sexuality, style or budget – there’s something for everyone! We want our customers to feel confident in the way they dress and to embrace the way they look. #EveryBODYinPLT is our community that is all about body positivity, equality and supporting each other.

About the role:

We’re looking for an experienced IT Security Analyst to join our IT Security Team to help Pretty Little Thing expand and develop further. Working in collaboration with senior IT specialists and technicians from across the business, you will suggest, implement and operate controls to maintain and protect the confidentiality, integrity and availability of information and information systems.

The IT Security Analyst has the following main duties:

  • Operate and monitor a system for information security management including policies, standards, principles and controls including management practices and technical security measures.
  • Communicate, educate and enforce compliance with information security policies and standards across the business.
  • Monitor the operation of security controls and propose, define and operate new or revised controls in order to keep the impact and occurrence of information security incidents within the business’s risk appetite levels.
  • Manage IT security governance processes and approve IT projects for compliance with security policies, standards and principles.
  • Act as ambassador promoting information security and information assurance across all parts of the business.
  • Maintain and develop the business’s Asset Registers (information, software and hardware).
  • Handle day to day security incidents and escalate when appropriate.
  • Any other duties as may be required from time to time in the support of IT Services.

About you

The ideal candidate must have previous experience in a role that includes a large element of information security as developer, architect, auditor, security officer, advisor or similar.

You will also need to have:

  • Good underlying technical knowledge and experience in computing, data communications and related technologies as evidenced by technical or professional qualifications and work experience.
  • Good communication skills, a good writer and confident presenter with experience in raising, discussing and resolving information security risks with technical and non-technical customers.
  • Previous experience of PCI Data Security Standard, ISO27001, Cyber Essentials or similar information security standard.
  • Good knowledge of privacy and freedom of information laws and regulations such as the Data Protection Act, GDPR, Privacy Shield and Freedom of Information Act.

Nice to have’s:

  • Previous experience in a full-time information security role.
  • A recognised professional information security qualification or certification such as CISM, CISSP, ISO27001, CPI Data Security Standard or similar.
  • Degree or similar postgraduate qualification in Information or Cyber Security or Information Assurance.
  • Experience in using a governance or service management framework or standard such as COBIT or ITIL.
  • Background in audit or IT management or governance.

PLT Perks

We know that as a company we are only as good as the people that we employ. We know our employees work tirelessly to make PLT the success it is today and in turn, we offer them some amazing benefits:

  • Free parking
  • 25 days holiday
  • Free on-site gym with daily classes (due to current restrictions, live PT sessions)
  • Discretionary Bonus Scheme
  • Company share schemes - including a ' Save As You Earn' scheme
  • 40% staff discount (including PLT, Boohoo, Boohoo MAN, Nasty Gal, Coast, Warehouse, Misspap)
  • Monthly social events (including pay day drinks, employee appreciation day etc.)
  • Salary sacrifice pension scheme with 5% employer contribution
  • Flexible working hours
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Childcare support through the Government
  • Health cash plan
  • Personal development opportunities to learn and grow at work

Equal opportunities

Here at PLT we not only embrace diversity we celebrate it! We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer and we’re continuing to build an inclusive environment for our employees. We know we are better together, and we will continue to build a team that represents a variety of skills, perspectives, and backgrounds.

Reasonable Adjustments

PLT want to give everybody to perform their best whether that is during an interview or whilst at work. Should you require any reasonable adjustments please let the talent team know.