Cyber Security Analyst

London, United Kingdom (UK), [000718]

Field(s) of expertise
Information Technology Cyber Security
Job type

About this job

Due to sustained growth within the Intelligence Solutions Business Unit of Leonardo, and our expansion across multiple security domains we need to build our security management capacity.

We are therefore looking to recruit a Cyber Security Analyst to support our Security Assurance Manager in assessing policy compliance, conducting risk assessments, developing risk mitigation strategies, conducting impact assessments, liaising with 3rd parties and managing test activities.

Working in central London as well as on customer sites nearby and on the M4 corridor and Cambridgeshire, this role will be expected to attend customer meetings, support security working groups and produce significant levels of necessary security documentation.

This role demands a firm understanding of information security built on experience of managing Information Technology and networks. It would equally be suitable to a business/systems analyst with strong analytic skills and a desire to pursue a career in cyber security.


What will you be doing?

You will be working for a highly experienced information security architect, using your analytical skills to assess the service, functional and interoperability requirements of new or significantly changed systems and their alignment with applicable security policies.

You will derive risk management strategies and system/security dependencies under guidance and working closely with the senior solutions and technical architects within the Business Unit, in order to contribute to the design of an accreditable solution.

You will meet with and present evidence to customer security managers and system accreditors.

You will prepare and maintain critical security documentation.


Who would suit this role?

This role would ideally suit a talented business or systems analyst looking to build a career in Cyber Security including the domain of sensitive and operationally critical systems.


A significant responsibility is the production of clear and concise evidentiary documents to support security management and in particular:

  • assessing policy compliance;
  • conducting risk assessments;
  • developing risk mitigation strategies;
  • conducting impact assessments;
  • liaising with 3rd parties;
  • managing test activities.


How will we support you?

We want to support you and encourage you to fulfil your potential through:

  • Flex-leave schemes: We offer our employees the time and flexibility they need to enjoy a balanced life
  • Annual leave: We offer 25 days holiday plus 8 bank holidays
  • Supportive relocation package: to make your move to London even more attractive
  • Award-winning pension scheme: Our multi-award-winning pension scheme includes generous employer contribution
  • Employee discount schemes: We offer you and your family an attractive range of discounts from retail and cinema to hotel bookings and vehicles benefits
  • Reserve Forces: We provide positive support to the Reserve Forces and allow employees who are Reservists to take additional time off
  • Salary sacrifice schemes including childcare voucher scheme: We encourage working parents to save money on childcare by offering them several advantageous facilities and vouchers
  • Career break: Where appropriate, we support our employees in pursuing other interests outside the workplace



  • Excellent written communication skills with the ability to accurately and succinctly portray business requirements and system designs;
  • Understanding of risk management principles;
  • Ability to analyse business processes to understand system requirements;
  • Ability to articulate information systems design following systems analysis.


This is a MOD Reserved Post for which applicants must be British Citizens holding sole full UK single Nationality.


Applicants must hold at least a current SC clearance and be willing to undergo the DV process.


Highly desirable:

CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professional)

CISM (Certified Information Security Manager)

ISO 27001 Lead Implementer

CREST Registered Technical Security Architect

CCP Certification (SIRA, Accreditor or Architect)

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