Senior Cyber Security Analyst

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Senior Cyber Security Analyst

Full time, Permanent

Salary: £70,000 – £80,000 + company bonus

Working: Monday to Friday, 37.5 hours per week,

Location: Winnersh, UK, RG41 (Remote UK, with travel to Nordics/Europe)

Elevate Your Career as our Senior Cyber Security Analyst at Advantage Smollan Limited!

Advantage Smollan Limited is on the hunt for a proactive Senior Cyber Security Analyst to champion technical excellence and Governance, Risk, and Compliance (GRC) principles across our vibrant portfolio of companies. You’ll have the unique opportunity to split your time between empowering a rapidly expanding Digital Media Agency in the Nordics and driving group-wide cybersecurity initiatives.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Strategic Cyber Security Execution: Lead the development and execution of our cybersecurity strategy.
  • Information Security Management: Implement and maintain an information security management system in line with ISO27001 standards.
  • Cybersecurity Escalation Point: Serve as the go-to person for cybersecurity matters requiring escalation.
  • Continuous Learning: Stay updated with the latest IT trends, best practices, and cybersecurity threats.
  • Vulnerability Management: Monitor and remediate vulnerabilities across corporate assets.
  • Risk Reduction: Identify, manage, and deploy tools to minimize cybersecurity risks.
  • Incident Oversight & Resolution: Oversee and resolve cybersecurity incidents efficiently.
  • End User Training: Provide technical training and awareness to end users.
  • Policy & Framework Development: Develop and implement cybersecurity frameworks, policies, processes, and guidelines.
  • Contract Review & Security Assessments: Review client contracts from an IT security perspective and conduct third-party security assessments for new products and solutions.
  • Stakeholder Engagement: Collaborate with stakeholders to ensure compliance and operational best practices.
  • Flexibility: Ability to work out of hours when required.

Must-Have Requirements:

  • Management Experience: Proven experience in IT management.
  • Team Collaboration: Strong team player with influential skills.
  • Commercial Acumen: Commercial awareness with a solution-oriented mindset.
  • ISO27001 Experience: Familiarity with ISO27001 standards.
  • Technical Expertise: Strong knowledge in End User Compute, Network, and Cloud Architecture.
  • Project Management: Solid project management skills.
  • Security Knowledge: Working knowledge of common exploits and vulnerabilities.
  • Communication Skills: Excellent technical, communication, and interpersonal skills, especially when interacting with clients and senior management.

Nice-to-Have Requirements:

  • Certifications: Possession of certifications such as SANS GIAC, CCSA, CCSE, CISSP, CISM, or CISA.
  • Educational Background: Graduation or education in a technical/engineering subject.
  • Industry Experience: Previous experience in retail, field marketing, or advertising is a plus.

In return we will offer you:

  • Full training and ongoing support to enable you to fulfil your role to the best of your potential
  • Great career opportunities
  • A fun working environment where performance and success are really rewarded
  • Benefits include: 24 days holidays increasing with length of service + bank holidays, Medicash, Electric Vehicle Scheme, Enhanced pension, life assurance, paternity and maternity leave, Perkbox and Taste Card

If you are passionate about cybersecurity and looking for a challenging role where you can make a real impact, we would love to hear from you. Are you our next investment?

Join us at Advantage Smollan Limited and be part of our journey in safeguarding our digital future.

We apologies, only applications with full right to work in the UK without visa sponsorship will be progressed if meet requirements.More about us…:

Advantage Smollan is a global provider of outsourced sales and marketing solutions for the world’s most successful brand owners and retailers. Leveraging its global structure, the company consistently creates and delivers industry-leading commerce solutions, enabling its customers to sell and market more effectively.

Founded in 2015, Advantage Smollan is the result of a strategic international partnership between Advantage Solutions (based in the US and listed on Nasdaq) and Global Smollan Holdings (based in South Africa). It comprises a closely integrated network of market-leading portfolio companies based predominantly in the UK and Europe.

The staff at Advantage Smollan contribute to and benefit from a highly collegiate, supportive and diverse culture. The company places people at the centre of everything it does, creating an extraordinary experience for its staff, customers and other business partners.

For more information on Advantage Smollan, please visit For more information on Advantage Solutions and Smollan, please visit and, respectively.



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Job Category: cyber security
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: United Kingdom

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