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Security & Forensic Analyst

  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Profession: IT and Project Management
  • Location: Northampton
  • Salary: Salary: £30,000 - £35,000 depending on experience  

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About us:

St Andrew’s Healthcare provides specialist care for people with challenging mental health needs. We are a charity, which means we do not make a profit, and any of our surplus income is re-invested into patient care. We are proud to put people first.

We provide care across a number of services, including Men’s Mental Health, Women’s Mental Health, Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS), Neuropsychiatry, Autistic Spectrum Disorder and Learning Disability. Our headquarters and largest site is in Northampton, but we also have facilities in Birmingham and Essex, which provide localised mental healthcare.

Your role

The role is a security analyst as a member of the Security team based at the Northampton site and you will be focusing on the analysis and triage of alerts using a range of security tools.

You will also be required to undertake forensic examination of devices and report on your findings, using a range of Forensic tools.

  • Your primary responsibility is ensuring the security and integrity of the Charities’ IT infrastructures and protecting their information systems across the three sites IT estate. This will be achieved by taking ownership of and providing end-to-end resolution of incidents, including detection, triage, malware analysis and remediation as required.
  • For some larger or more complex incidents, you will provide initial investigation and triage, but also provide support to incident response teams and senior management over the longer term.
  • In addition, you will also work with colleagues outside the Security Team to provide feedback to assist with the maintenance and tuning of the security tooling and to provide support for reporting to customers.
  • The role will be responsible to conduct Forensic investigations of Client devices and report on the findings
  • You will gain experience in the range of security issues and attacks faced by global organisations as well as the use of leading security tools across a large charity estate.
  • Training is provided via both internal training and external training and certification

Your profile:

Experience in:

  • Security threats and compromise methods
  • Microsoft server and client technologies
  • Common network technologies
  • Defensive security tools.


Practical knowledge of defensive security & Forensic tools such as:

  • Intrusion Detection/Protection systems.
  • End point security solutions.
  • Forensic Scanning software
  • Vulnerability scanning tools.

A+ (plus), N+ (plus) and project management certification and or experience would be an advantage

Why join us?

As one of the UK's largest providers of Mental Health provision you'll be joining a charity where people are at our core and the opportunity to develop your career is endless. We offer fantastic learning and development programmes and the ability to gain qualifications whilst supporting you all the way.

  • Monday to Friday working 37.5 hours (office based until probation period then can work Hybrid) - we’re open to those looking for full time hours or alternatively working part time if this is a better option for you, we will also consider Hybrid working
  • 27 days holiday entitlement plus 8 Bank Holidays with the ability to buy/sell 5 days
  • Pension scheme.

Please note, we expect all staff to share our commitment of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of Patients so an enhanced DBS disclosure will be sought by the company

For more information, please get in touch with Andrew Waples, Head of It Operations & Information Security, 01604 4872699