IT Security & Disaster Recovery Analyst

Tilbury, Essex
20 Jun 2019
18 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

IT Security & Disaster Recovery Analyst

Location: Tilbury, Essex

Salary: circa £35,000pa (Including on call payment)

Working with our busy Information Technology & Systems specialists, you will assist us to make our business even better. You will be involved in IT Security related projects across the Forth Ports Group but based primarily in the Port of Tilbury.

You will be supporting the creation of business continuity/disaster recovery plans, to include conducting disaster recovery tests, publishing test results, business continuity exercises and making the changes necessary to address deficiencies.

As soon as you are familiar with the Company’s systems and infrastructure you will join the on-call rota providing 24/7 and 365 days cover for the Port.  As your knowledge and skills develop, you will become an integral part of our team.  Specific project roles will enable you to really put your skills to the test so that you can provide solutions to the business and build upon our existing IT Security defences.

What requirements are there for working with Forth Ports?

  • Full UK Driving Licence
  • Right to work in the UK
  • Excellent analysis and documentation skills
  • Ability to work on a number of tasks concurrently
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong inter-personal skills

What knowledge and experience is it necessary to have to achieve the job’s key results?

  • Experience of IT Operations Support and Implementation of Technical Projects.
  • Proven influencing and inter-personal skills.
  • Experience in dealing with end-users.

Specialised knowledge in several of the following:-

  • Disaster Recovery & Business Continuity
  • IT Security Management
  • Operations Support
  • Configuration Management
  • Networking
  • Firewall policies
  • Operating Systems
  • Systems and Peripheral Purchasing and Implementation
  • Helpdesk Services and Procedures
  • Supplier Management
  • Service Level Agreements
  • Systems Interfacing
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills


  • Microsoft Certifications (MCP / MCSA / MCSE) in current products
  • Cisco Certification (CCNA / CCNP)
  • ITIL Foundation
  • Prince2 Foundation

What can Forth Ports offer me?

  • A real opportunity to gain hands on experience and develop your key skills in a demanding and professional environment
  • Competitive Salary
  • Generous Terms and Conditions

If you are willing to make a long term commitment as part of a proactive, enthusiastic team providing the highest level of customer service then please contact Joan Gillies on 01375 852212 or for an  application form and job description.