Information Security Analyst (UK Remote)

  • Leeds, UK
  • Employees can work remotely
  • Full-time

Company Description

When you join Turnitin, you'll be welcomed into a company that is a recognized innovator in the global education space. For more than 20 years, Turnitin has partnered with educational institutions to promote honesty, consistency, and fairness across all subject areas and assessment types. Over 16,000 academic institutions, publishers, and corporations use our services: Gradescope by Turnitin, iThenticate, Turnitin Feedback Studio, Turnitin Originality, Turnitin Similarity, ExamSoft, and ProctorExam.

Turnitin has offices in Australia, India, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Mexico, the Netherlands, the Philippines, Ukraine, the United Kingdom, and the United States. Our diverse community of colleagues are all unified by a shared desire to make a difference in education. Come join us, and let's make change together.

Job Description

We are looking for someone who brings passion, security experience, attention to detail and the  willingness to continuously learn. This role reports into the Sr. Director of Security and Compliance and will have an opportunity to shape the security operations function for the global leader in education technology. If you are passionate about security and have a desire to work for a mission based company we would love to hear from you.  

As an Information Security Analyst , you will plan, implement, upgrade, and monitor security protocols for the protection of Turnitin’s digital networks and information.

  • Investigate, triage, monitor and analyze security events and incidents from a wide variety of cybersecurity technologies such as endpoint security tools, network security tools, etc. 

  • Perform event correlation using information gathered from a variety of sources within the enterprise to continuously improve detection 

  • Identify, monitor and drive remediation of vulnerabilities and threats

  • Provide support in obtaining and maintaining compliance with CIS and NIST standards 

  • Support the maintenance of incident response documentation including the Incident Response Plan, Incident Response Playbooks, etc. 

  • Partner with various stakeholders across the business to improve overall security posture 

  • Support end-to-end incident response activities related to a wide variety of security risks and threats, including but not limited to, ransomware, system compromise, account takeover, phishing, etc. 

  • Working knowledge of cloud security configurations and controls, identity, and access management (IAM), cryptography,, and vulnerability management 


Core Requirements 

  • Minimum 4 years’ experience in information security 

  • Technical background in:

    • Cloud security (AWS, GCP, or Azure)

    • Windows and/or MacOS  security best practices 

    • Network and Firewall concepts 

    • Vulnerability Management

    • Security tools such as IAM solutions, Intrusion Detection, SIEM, EDR / XDR solutions,  Secure, Email Gateways, and Log Management Systems 

  • Incident response 

  • Strong verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills 

  • Incredibly organized, self-starting individual capable of driving deliverables through to completion

  • Must embody a passion for learning to continually improve themselves and those around them

Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge of CIS & NIST frameworks 

  • Relevant industry security  certifications (GIAC Certified Detection Analyst (GCDA), , CISSP,  Security +, GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH)), 

  • Knowledge of SOC2, FedRamp / StateRamp or ISO 27001

  • Threat Hunting experience

  • Understanding of security principles with the ability to communicate security concepts to non-technical and technical audiences with ease. 

  • Previous experience coordinating penetration tests

  • Demonstrate innovative security approaches in non-traditional IT environments

  • Have experience generating automated metrics to measure service and program effectiveness and consistency

  • Have experience in the management of security products

  • Education technology experience

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent

Additional Information

Our Mission is to ensure the integrity of global education and meaningfully improve learning outcomes. 

Our Values underpin everything we do.

  • Customer Centric - We realize our mission to ensure integrity and improve learning outcomes by  putting educators and learners at the center of everything we do.
  • Passion for Learning - We seek out teammates that are constantly learning and growing and build a workplace which enables them to do so.
  • Integrity - We believe integrity is the heartbeat of Turnitin. It shapes our products, the way we treat each other, and how we work with our customers and vendors.
  • Action & Ownership - We have a bias toward action and empower teammates to make decisions.
  • One Team - We strive to break down silos, collaborate effectively, and celebrate each other’s successes.
  • Global Mindset - We respect local cultures and embrace diversity. We think globally and act locally to maximize our impact on education.

Global Benefits

  • Flexible/hybrid working 
  • Remote First Culture
  • Health Care Coverage*
  • Tuition Reimbursement*
  • Competitive Paid Time Off 
  • 4 Self-Care Days per year
  • National Holidays*
  • 2 Founder Days + Juneteenth Observed
  • Paid Volunteer Time*
  • Charitable contribution match*
  • Monthly Wellness Reimbursement/Home Office Equipment*
  • Access to Modern Health (mental health platform)
  • Parental Leave*
  • Retirement Plan with match/contribution*

* varies by country

Seeing Beyond the Job Ad

At Turnitin, we recognize it’s unrealistic for candidates to fulfill 100% of the criteria in a job ad. We encourage you to apply if you meet the majority of the requirements because we know that skills evolve over time. If you’re willing to learn and evolve alongside us, join our team!

 Turnitin, LLC is committed to the policy that all persons have equal access to its programs, facilities and employment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

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