Ref: 1626616

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Company: 1626616

Salary: 28,891 - 33,094

Closing Date: Closing date: 23 Apr 2019

Location: Edinburgh, Scotland, EH11 3XD

Senior Cyber Security Analyst (IRC68586E)

We are currently seeking applications for a Senior Cyber Security Analyst within the Cyber Security and Defence branch based at Saughton House in Edinburgh. This is a permanent and pensionable appointment and new entrants will normally start on the minimum of the pay range. Candidates with a disability who meet the essential criteria below will be invited to the assessments.

An opportunity has arisen for an experienced ICT professional to join the Scottish Government Cyber Security and Defence (CSD) team. The role will be within the CSD Cyber Security team.

The CSD team are responsible for protecting the confidentiality, integrity and availability of information and information systems used by the Scottish Government and associated bodies.

Qualifications Required
Applicants must have an ICT Security/Cyber Security qualification or at least 2 years of relevant ICT industry experience.

You must hold or be willing and eligible to obtain NSV Security Check (SC) clearance once in post.

Other qualifications equivalent to these may also be acceptable, if you are in any doubt please contact to discuss.

Please note: If you fail to demonstrate how you meet the minimum qualifications as stated above, your application will be automatically sifted out.

Essential Criteria
1. Demonstrate experience of working in an IT or ideally a Cyber Security role.
2. Experience of Network or System Administration.
3. A proven track record in troubleshooting complex ICT issues.
4. The ability to analyse, interpret and apply complex technical information.

For further details and to apply online, visit our website at To apply, you must submit a Candidate statement and CV via our website before the closing date. To learn more about this opportunity, please contact Richard Birkett who can be reached at

If you experience any difficulties accessing our website or completing the online application form, please contact the Recruitment Team on 0131 244 9252 or via