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Junior Analyst - Cyber Security

British Museum


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Join the prestigious British Museum to safeguard history as a Junior Analyst in Cyber Security


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The British Museum, a guardian of human history and culture, houses a world-renowned collection that includes treasures like the Rosetta Stone and Egyptian mummies. It stands as an iconic institution, leading in both historical preservation and visitor experience. This is an opportunity to contribute to the protection of global heritage by ensuring the Museum's digital defenses are impenetrable.

Role Summary:

  • Develop and maintain the Museum's Cyber Security capabilities.
  • Align Cyber Security efforts with both departmental and Museum-wide strategies.
  • Ensure the Museum's protection and compliance with necessary accreditations.
  • Maintain and test recovery procedures for critical systems.
  • Monitor on-premise and cloud-based systems, networks, and applications.
  • Assist in delivering independent security assessments.

Role Requirements:

  • A Level education or equivalent.
  • Understanding of Windows, Networking, and Wi-Fi.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to manage competing deadlines and stay organized.


  • 25 days annual leave, increasing with service, plus 2.5 privilege days and bank holidays.
  • Civil service pension scheme.
  • Free access to museums and exhibitions.
  • Interest-free loans for travel and bicycle purchases.
  • Professional development opportunities.
  • Discounts on food and gift shop purchases.

The organisation - The British Museum Founded in 1753, the British Museum’s remarkable collection spans over two million years of human history and culture. The Museum is one of the leading visitor attractions and its world-famous collection includes the Rosetta Stone, the Parthenon sculptures, Egyptian mummies, the Admonitions Scroll, and the Amaravati sculptures.

The role - Junior Analyst – Cyber Security In this role, we are looking for a motivated professional who can help develop and maintain the Museum’s Cyber Security capability while also ensuring that this is aligned with the wider department and overall Museum strategy. The post holder will also help make sure that the Museum remains fully protected, cyber secure and achieves the required accreditations. Key areas of responsibility include maintaining and testing recovery procedures for all critical systems, continuously monitoring on-premise and cloud-based computer systems, networks and applications, and helping deliver a programme of planned independent security assessments.

Job requirements The ideal candidate should be educated to A Level or Equivalent, with a clear understanding of Windows, Networking and Wi-Fi. Strong interpersonal and communication skills are essential, as well as being highly organised with the ability to manage competing deadlines.

Benefits The Museum offers a competitive benefits package including: Generous annual leave allowance of 25 days (rising to 30 days after 10 years’ service) plus 2.5 privilege days and plus bank holidays, membership of the civil service defined benefit pension scheme, free entry to a wide range of museums and exhibitions, participation in private and public Museum activities, interest-free travel, bicycle and rental deposit loans, professional and personal development opportunities, Employee Assistance Programme, and discounts on food and gift shop purchases.

Additional details The Museum is committed to promoting equality of opportunity for all staff and job applicants. We aim to create a working environment in which all individuals can make best use of their skills, free from unlawful discrimination or harassment. We value the benefits that a diverse workforce brings to a Museum which represents world culture. The Museum is committed to ensuring that no job applicant suffers unlawful discrimination because of any protected characteristics. Our recruitment procedures aim to ensure that individuals are treated because of their relevant knowledge, skills and experience. We offer a flexible way of working scheme that allows our employees to work remotely in a way that suits them and the organisation. We would typically see this role as working on site about xxx days a week. The Museum also adheres to the HMG Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) for pre-employment screening of Civil Servants.


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