Vendor Security Analyst

Posted 24 February 2023
Salary £50000 - £60000 per annum
LocationSouth East London
Job type Permanent
Discipline Infrastructure ​
Contact NameMorgan Lingard

Job description

Vendor Security Analyst
12-Month FTC

£50,000 - £60,000 + Excellent Benefits

Digital Waffle is working in partnership with a provider of software development, data analysis, and marketing. This is a fantastic opportunity for an enthusiastic Vendor Security Analyst. 

Job Role
The role of the Vendor Security Analyst is to Perform an evaluation of Third Party and Vendor engagements to identify and manage vendor risk which may include the completion of risk assessments as well as conducting technical security reviews of our suppliers and partners. 
  • Evaluate third-party risk and steer vendor relationships Evaluates vendor responses to security questionnaires Make recommendations on ways to mitigate vendor risk
  • Maintain vendor risk repository of artifacts including regular third-party vendor certifications and assign risk scores to firm suppliers and partners.
  • Conduct on-site audits of high-risk vendors reviewing security and controls

Requirements What do you need?
  • Confident to make independent decisions.
  • Possess a sufficient understanding of technical concepts including systems, networks, and security architecture best practices in order to effectively evaluate risk and assess the effectiveness of controls.
  • Strong and deep information security risk identification (includes Cloud services), assessment, and risk ranking experience.
  • Ability to convey technical concepts in layman's terms.
  • Ability to interact effectively with, and influence, external vendors.
  • Keen attention to detail and accuracy in order to analyze documents.
  • Broad knowledge of risk management, vulnerability management, and third-party risk.