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IT SecOps & Automation Analyst

IT SecOps & Automation Analyst
by Admin on 05-01-2024 at 2:19 pm

Website Pragmatic

Pragmatic are looking for an IT SecOps & Automation Analyst to join our IT Team either in Cambridge, Sedgefield or Remotely. Do you have experience in fortifying security defences and optimising IT operations through automation? If so, we would love to speak with you! With support from the IT Director and/or the further IT Team, you will be encompassing cyber security, automation initiatives, metrics analysis, Microsoft technologies, and ensuring compliance with industry regulations.

Key Tasks:

  • Collaborate with external Cyber Security experts to enhance our security posture and implement best practices. And conduct security monitoring, analysis, and incident response to detect and address cyber threats and vulnerabilities.
  • Participate in vulnerability assessments, penetration testing, and security audits to identify and mitigate risks.
  • Identify opportunities to integrate tools with Single Sign On/MFA across our environment, and leverage best practices across identity management.
  • Develop and deploy scripts, tools, and automation solutions to streamline security operations and enhance efficiency whilst assisting in configuring, deploying, and maintaining security tools with a focus on automation capabilities.
  • Contribute to building a self-service IT portal for employees leveraging automation in workflows.
  • Utilize deep expertise in Microsoft and stay updated on the latest Microsoft updates and technologies, implementing best practices to optimise efficiency.
  • Implement and maintain robust security measures to safeguard the organisation’s data and IT assets and support the development of new policies/ controls and ensure comprehensive understanding across the business.
  • Assist in the development of cyber policies, patch policies and create documentation and procedures to ensure adherence to security protocols and streamline processes.

Skills and experience


  • Extensive experience of Microsoft technologies, particularly 365, Azure, Defender and Sentinel.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong cyber awareness – minimum of 2 years of experience in supporting IT cyber security and building secure automation and business integration.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft 365 applications including Teams, SharePoint, OneDrive, Microsoft Endpoint/InTune, SCCM, Defender, Sentinel, Microsoft Entra/Azure AD and single-sign-on integrations.
  • Solid understanding of querying data within ingested SIEM solutions.
  • Experience with Windows Server (2012 & higher), VMware, and HyperV.
  • Proficiency in automation/security languages such as KQL, PowerShell, Python, and JavaScript.


  • ITIL Foundation
  • CompTIA
  • Experience with Linux (Ubuntu, CentOS, RedHat) and macOS.
  • Working knowledge of SentinelOne EDR and N-able.
  • Familiarity with ISO27001, Cyber Essentials, NIST, or similar cyber frameworks.
  • Familiarity with project methodologies such as agile, waterfall, and Dev/Sec/Ops and ITSM tools like Atlassian Jira or ServiceNow
  • Working knowledge of IFS ERP
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