IT Security Analyst – Donegal/Teleworker | Collins McNicholas

IT Security Analyst – Donegal/Teleworker

  • Reference: SJ43174
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Location: Derry, Donegal, Sligo
  • Category: Information Technology

Our client based in Donegal require an IT Security Analyst for a permanent position.  This role can be done on a telecommuting basis.

Primary Responsibilities: 

  • Perform Vendor information security risk assessment as per the process requirement
  • Review vendor supplied policies & procedures, responses and associated artifacts
  • Analyse; evaluate the non-conformances based on remote/onsite evidence review
  • Collaborate with business partners and vendors to understand & perform the risk assessment to identify the findings. Communicate, escalate, and track vendor progress on assessment activities
  • Share business risk remediation metrics and dashboard periodically with the stakeholders
  • Identify program enhancement opportunities based on learning’s from assessment performed and recommend ideas for enhancing the process
  • Recommend process improvement initiatives to ensure alignment with Healthcare Industry best practices, standards and frameworks
  • Maintain current knowledge on information security topics and their applicability program requirements
  • Support the process with linkages from Business and sourcing & procurement, Vendor Management teams etc.
  • Ensure vendor compliance to the required policies, procedures, & regulations along with ability to map controls and compliance requirements
  • Support remediation efforts with business / vendor managers
  • Ensure alignment of security policies/standards with IT infrastructure frameworks
  • Investigates non-standard requests and problems, with some assistance from others
  • Responsibility for maintaining relationships with business leaders/stakeholders
  • Should be individual contributor & work with the global team to achieve the set target

 Essential Criteria:

  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in an IT related discipline OR equivalent experience
  • At minimum 3 years’ experience in a technical IT/Operational role (either Firewall Admin OR Network Admin OR System Admin)
  • At minimum 2 years’ Audit OR Risk assessment experience


  • Excellent Communications skills both verbally and written
  • Good presentation skills with the ability to present technology elements in a manner that people can easily follow and act 
  • Excellent Analytical skills
  • MS Word & Excel experience


  •  CISA/ISO 27001 Lead Auditor or Lead Implementer Certification
  • Working knowledge of HIPPA, PCI-DSS, HITRUST

For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Aideen Cummins on 071-9140252 or email

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