Cyber Security Analyst

Job description


Are you a dynamic, hands-on Technical Professional with strong experience across all aspects of the infosec world?

Do you have a proven record in designing, building, and supporting infosec solutions?

Would you enjoy working in a successful Infrastructure department in an innovative and rapidly growing retail SaaS-based company?

If you have answered yes to these questions, we would love to hear from you!


A fantastic and rare opportunity has arisen for an experienced, action-orientated Cyber Security Analyst to join the infrastructure department of a rapidly growing, dynamic organisation who are transforming the way retail businesses operate.

As our Cyber Security Analyst, you will be reporting directly to the Director of IT Infrastructure & Hosting Operations and will be key to the success of delivering itim’s private cloud offering to our SaaS based customers. You will work alongside our existing Infrastructure team to help support, architect & offer continuous improvement to all security aspects of itim’s Infrastructure and applications.

We are going through an exciting period both as a team and as a business, itim have created our own cloud platform, designed and built from the ground up, specifically for the needs of our customers. 

If successful, you will take a leading role in designing the future of how infosec is used in the itimCloud. in addition, in time as we grow the department, you will provide itim with a rock-solid foundation for a Cyber Security team that will grow with the business, that will in turn significantly contribute to itim’s continued success.


We are itim, but who are we?

Established in 2000 as a supplier of retail systems, itim has grown rapidly to become one of the UK's most exciting software vendors and leading independent retail software companies.

Our vision is to continually use technology intelligently and creatively; to continue transforming the way retail businesses and their supply chains operate, and to continue adding value for our customers through thought and technology leadership. Therefore, we provide a suite of flexible solutions proven at adding retail value as retailers transform stores, digital capabilities and operations that can effectively compete in this digital world of modern retailing whilst helping to improve financial performance.

We are very proud to work with over 60 renowned clients, such as Majestic Wines, The Entertainer, The Fragrance Shop, Debenhams, John Lewis, Office, Sainsbury’s, Waitrose, The White Company, WHSmith, Harvey Nicholas, JD and Specsavers (to name but a few!).


What would be my main responsibilities as DBA/Data Architect

  • Monitor security access, security events and
  • Respond to alerts
  • Carrying out threat hunting
  • Participation in technical research and developments in the cybersecurity space
  • Provide security advice and guidance to other teams within the business
  • To Implement and provide Ci and support for products in the cybersecurity space
  • Providing reports and feedback/deciphering reports on each topic above.
  • To arrange regular Penetration testing from external sources.



    Job requirements

    What we’d like from you

    • 4+ years recent direct Cyber Security experience
    • A Strong networking background
    • A strong desire to work as part of a team that embrace’s technology and business change
    • You must have a genuine interest in tech & the tech industry. Essential for us to drive innovation.
    • Good working experience of threat hunting and problem-solving through the application of log data and the identification of patterns or trends
    • Awareness of infrastructure and application technologies (Public Cloud, Linux, Windows, Juniper and VMware)
    • 2+ years' experience of working with event log management solutions

      Desired Experience

      • Recent experience of Nessus tools, MFA and Trend Micro
      • Recent experience and exposure to Pii locating and associated GDPR regulations.
      • Recent experience of NSX Intrusion prevention
      • Awareness of legal compliance and standard including PCI DSS, GDPR.

      So, why itim?

      • We have great products and great people!
      • We are always innovating and forward-thinking with exciting plans to grow
      • We genuinely care about our employees and foster a strong collaborative and friendly working environment
      • Flat hierarchy structure with the flexibility to get involved in different projects
      • Autonomous working environment
      • Fun monthly socials! (Crystal Maze, Wine Tasting, Axe Throwing, Indoor Mini Golf to name a few…)
      • Stocked kitchen with fresh fruit, biscuits and Friday beers (or soft drinks for those who don’t wish to drink…)
      • Smart casual dress code
      • Private medical care
      • Reward & Recognition culture
      • Up to 25 days' holiday + an extra day off to celebrate your birthday! 


      Location: Plymouth Science Park, Plymouth

      Salary: £30k - £50k, dependent on experience 


      We’re knowledgeable, we’re passionate, we’re collaborative, we’re GROWING and more importantly, we’d love to hear from you!