IT/OT Cyber Security Analyst

Forman IT
65000.00 GBP Annual
15 Oct 2020
12 Nov 2020
Job Type
Cyber Security
Employer Sector
Technology, ICT & Telecoms
Contract Type
Full Time

Forman IT are working with a very exciting cyber security start-up who are heavily backed and part of LORCA. The parent company has been trading for 5 years now and it's time to move into the future! Developing cyber security systems for businesses in the autonomous vehicles, smart cities and IoT sectors. They have recognised and are now innovating and revolutionising the safety of machine to machine communications of the future!

Do you want the opportunity to collaborate with innovative UK scaleups? Do you want leading support and exposure to cutting edge facilities, systems and technologies?

The Role

We are looking for a Cyber Security Analyst specialised in IT/OT red team assessments. You will help us develop the reliability and security of our ground-breaking hardware and software authentication and encryption product. You will advance our knowledge and expertise in cyber risk assessments and mitigation control, incident response and secure architectures.

You will report directly to the CTO and Engineering Lead.


Developing IT/OT cyber security assessment approaches to ensure pro-active identification of threats and attack vectors in line with NIST 800-53

Prepare, review and assess the low-level and high-level design for IT/OT environments in line with industry best practice and international standards/guidelines, like ISA 99/IEC 62443, NISTIR 8183, NISTIR 8259, Enisa Good Practices for Security of IoT, PAS 1885:2018, and ISO21434

Review and assess the architecture and design of our IT/OT communication authentication and encryption solutions

Identify and highlight areas of concerns in the design, and suggest risk mitigation controls and recommendations to the engineering and development team

Maintain familiarity with relevant legislation and regulation to IT/OT cyber security, digital forensics and incident response

Reviewing security tools, processes and procedures to assist in testing the robustness of current and developing systems

Identify and develop research into future attack vectors for IT/OT systems

Provide technical assistance and advice to the engineering team and the sales team where necessary

Deliver high-quality technical analysis, reports, and presentations to senior management

Why you should apply:

Competitive salary

Flexible working hours/ability to work from home

Quick career progression, with the opportunity to advance to a Lead Engineer role

25 days holiday, plus all bank holidays

Personal growth opportunities (eg develop your technical skills, attend cyber security conferences and industry events, and mentoring - just to name a few!)

Friendly, open and transparent culture

You'll get to join a passionate VC backed start-up, and be able to help shape its growth from the get-go

Plus, perks such as team events and more!

Apply now for a confidential chat and to have your CV submitted ready for interview which are being held as of now.