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IT Security Officer

  • Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Swindon, Wiltshire
  • Sector: Security
  • Date posted: 29/10/2018
  • Job reference: LR - 104

IT Security Operations Officer - Swindon

Fantastic new opportunity for an passionate IT Security professional, who wants to take on a proactive position, with more responsibility and have more opportunities for development.

IT Security Operations Officer - to 45k+Benefits

This is a key position working with the Security Manager to provide analysis of Business as Usual, project and other change-related activities.

You will work in a cutting edge technical environment, and be responsible for responding to cyber threats and investigating new and innovative ways to combat these threats.

You would work daily with the following tools

  • SIEM, IDS, IPS Monitoring tools
  • Penetration Testing tools, Vulnerability Assessment tools, Web Application Firewalls,
  • Ownership of the security toolset
  • Provide in depth analysis of threats and proactively work with technical and interdisciplinary teams to determine resolutions.
  • Support the programme of periodic Information Security risk reviews and spot checks
  • Promote Security awareness, and perform/oversee performance of security testing

Essential Skills

  • Awareness of legal, technical and assurance principles as they relate to Information Security
  • The ability to effectively gather, analyse and communicate, both verbally and in writing across the internal stakeholder and third party communities
  • Educated in a subject with preferably an IT, analytical or commercial focus.
  • Experience conducting Vulnerability Assessments, and capacity to analyse security threats.
  • Experience with Internet/network protocols
  • Expertise with one or more of the following - DLP, DDoS protection, IDS, and WAF

Desirable Skills

  • Demonstrable experience and knowledge of the cybersecurity industry
  • Experience in Web Application Security
  • Demonstrable knowledge of current cybersecurity threats and trends
  • Personal Profile

This role is a key position in the IT Security team and reporst to the IT Security Manager. The ideal candidate will demonstrate capability in both Security Operations work and in depth Information Security Analysis. This company is looking for an individual who is committed to their own development in cybersecurity; who is passionate about the industry and can demonstrate their potential.

Are you the candidate we're looking for?
Interviews are taking place immediately, send a CV ASAP to or to find out more call
01619 243912

Swindon, South West

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