Information Security Expert

  • Location

    Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire

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    Car Allowance, Private Health

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    Elsa Roberts

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  • Published:

    9 months ago

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Information Security Expert (Technical) Permanent role, SC Clearance needed

New and exciting opportunity for a passionate and dedicated IT Information Security Expert looking for the next stage in their career.

Our client is a global organisation with several UK locations looking for an IT Information Security Expert with a demonstrable interest in IT Security to join their already talented team based in Milton Keynes To provide hands on technical assistance or guidance with the design, installation and end to end documentation of IT systems to ensure they are deployed and maintained in a secure manner and meet all relevant ISMS controls as applicable.

Be heavily involved in the risk management process, from identification and assessment to owning technical risks and coordination of risk treatment with other teams.

To manage information security incidents, carry out technical or forensic investigations, carry out information security testing and ensure changes are implemented in line with all security policies.

  • Required skills and experience:

  • Minimum of 5 years working in IT, 3 years working in enterprise 3rd line support (i.e. support of server-based systems)
  • Very strong experience in mapping system architecture and writing documentation
  • SC cleared preferable, otherwise willing to undergo SC vetting
  • Solid understanding of ISO 27001/27002, CE+ or equivalent
  • CEH, CISSP, Security+, GIAC or equivalent information security industry certifications
  • Strong knowledge of information security concepts and key principles
  • Strong knowledge of technical security tools, endpoint tools, AV, etc.
  • Strong knowledge of firewalls, IDS, SIEM, vulnerability assessment and other tools
  • Detailed knowledge of the Microsoft Operating Systems and key application suites
  • Detailed knowledge of TCP/IP, routing/switching, DNS, NAT, packet tracing and other networking technologies and concepts

Personal Profile:

The ideal candidate will be knowledgeable in IT and or cyber security and have excellent interpersonal skills. You will be passionate, driven individual dedicated to your own continued professional development.

Are you the person we're looking for?
Interviews are taking place immediately, send a CV ASAP or to find out more call 0161 924 1415