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Cyber Security Vulnerability Analyst

Glasgow, Glasgow City
Closing date
30 May 2023

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Vacancy Type
IT, Other specialist roles
Contract Type
Experience Level
Officer / Analyst / Engineer / Executive / Coordinator
Role Classification
Other Professional

Job Details

About Ashurst:

Ashurst is a leading progressive global law firm with a rich history spanning more than 200 years. We are proud of our history and are future-focused, having expanded into new technologies through our NewLaw division, Ashurst Advance, and our consulting arm. Our in-depth understanding of our clients and commitment to providing excellent standards of service have seen us become a trusted adviser to local and global corporates, financial institutions and governments in all areas of commercial law. To find out more please visit

Department/Role overview:

The Cyber Security team is globally responsible for Ashurst's security posture and security operations. We are looking for a motivated and self driven individual to join our team in Glasgow. You will join a well established global team to help co-ordinate the vulnerability management monitoring, reporting and advisory role and assist remediation teams in their patch management duties by providing guidance and reporting.

Main responsibilities:

  • Operate vulnerability management platform.
  • Ensure data is available for reporting metrics to senior stakeholders.
  • Responsible for stakeholder briefings on new, current and emerging vulnerabilities.
  • Responsible for meeting and reporting on KPI targets.
  • Coach junior team members and foster a strong team culture.
  • Develop strong relationships with stakeholders.
  • Reduce errors in vulnerability scanning and reporting.
  • Responsible for quantifying asset risk.
  • Any other reasonable activities not named which is required by management/leadership.

Risk and Control: Ensure that all activities and duties are carried out in full compliance with our regulatory requirements and internal policies.

Essential skills and experience:

  • Ability to operate across time zones and jurisdictions.
  • Be a strong verbal and written communicator.
  • Worked within the cyber security/Infosec industry for 3 or more years, with relevant technical expertise.
  • Extensive experience in metric reporting and KPI management.
  • Able to work in high pressure situations and support team members.
  • Understand risk and risk appetite when dealing with security systems and vulnerabilities.
  • Experience in coaching junior team members and facilitating knowledge transfer.

Desired skills & experience

  • Appropriate technical industry certification
  • Experience in vulnerability discovery
  • Application vulnerability assessment

Background checks:

In order to comply with regulatory and client requirements, Ashurst will undertake appropriate vetting of staff. When applicants accept a job offer, Ashurst, alongside a specialist provider, will undertake professional verification and background checks. These checks are only undertaken with consent, and in accordance with our legal and regulatory obligations.


Ashurst is a leading international law firm with world class capability and a prestigious global client base. The firm's in-depth understanding of its clients and commitment to providing exceptional standards of service has seen it become a trusted adviser to local and global corporates, financial institutions and governments on all areas of commercial law. The firm's people are its greatest asset and it brings together lawyers of the highest calibre with the technical knowledge, industry experience and regional know-how to provide the incisive advice clients need.

Ashurst has 25 offices in 15 countries and offers the reach and insight of a global network, combined with the knowledge and understanding of local markets. With 400 partners and 1,200 lawyers working across 10 different time zones, the firm is able to respond to clients wherever and whenever required. As a global team, Ashurst has a reputation for successfully managing large and complex multi-jurisdictional transactions, disputes and projects and delivering outstanding outcomes for clients.

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