IT Security Operations (SecOps) Specialist

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The successful candidate will report to the Information Security, Risk Management and Compliance Manager and will be responsible for supporting and contributing to the evolution of IT Security within the company and will be a valuable member of the existing IT Security team. The successful candidate will be a highly customer focused individual and will provide advice and guidance to our Operational support teams, Programme/Project teams, Developers (in—house and third party) and our Managed Service Provider to ensure that IT Operations are not impacted and are delivered securely, protecting both customer and corporate data.

The role will provide support against IT Security strategic initiatives/programmes, helping to ensure the company is compliant with regulated and non-regulated standards and processes. This is a key role, and the successful candidate will possess a strong background in IT Security Operations which will complement the existing IT Security team.

The successful candidate will provide a combination of technical depth with outstanding interpersonal skills and be highly confident in engaging and influencing at all levels whilst driving for results. Selling upwards and peer selling are vital characteristics to this role.

Essential Criteria:

Security Operations experience (a minimum of 4) e.g. Vulnerability Assessment, Patch Management, Firewalls, Web/Email Filtering, VPN’s, Encryption, Anti-Virus, Multi-Factor Authentication, SIEM, Active Directory/Group Policy.

  • Solid technical understanding of Secure Web App principles e.g. OWASP Top 10 or SANs 25.
  • Solid technical understanding of Network infrastructure and protocols e.g. DMZ, Cloud, TCP/IP etc.
  • Solid technical understanding of Microsoft Office 365/Azure Security Centres.
  • Solid technical understanding of IT Security threats, trends and how they can be mitigated by technical security controls or processes.

Desirable Criteria:

Experience of cloud-based infrastructure, applications or services e.g. Microsoft Office 365, Microsoft Azure or alternative.

An IT security related qualification e.g. CISSP, CCSP or alternative.

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