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Technical Security Specialist

  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Birmingham, West Midlands
  • Sector: Security
  • Date posted: 12/09/2018
  • Job reference: ER004

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Technical Security Specialist - Birmingham

New and exciting opportunity for a passionate and dedicated Technical Security Specialist looking for the next stage in their career.

Our client is a global organisation with several UK locations looking for a Technical Security Specialist with a demonstrable interest in IT Security to join their already talented team based in Birmingham.

You will be working in partnership with the Information Security Manager representing security strategy and security interest across all levels of the business.

Your responsibilities would include:

  • Comprehensive knowledge of IDS/IPS principles.
  • Ensuring information security requirements are met for all projects across the business.
  • Compliance reporting on external frameworks (Namely PCI-DSS, ISO 27001, and GDPR)
  • Provide security reviews of architecture for new projects.
  • Identify and escalate risks, vulnerabilities, and threats
  • Understanding of normal network infrastructures such as VPN's, Firewalls etc.
  • Experience of penetration testing, identifying, resolving and reporting risks.
  • Knowledge of various types of malware

Required skills and experience include:

  • Experience of more than one of the following
    • Information security frameworks. Namely; PCI-DSS, GDPR, ISO27k
    • Vulnerability Management
    • Microsoft core OS, Networking Security operations
    • Technical expertise of Cisco security products
    • Formal document creation, such as the creation of reports or procedures
    • SIEM solutions and configuring detection and alerts
    • Carrying out risk reviews, technology audits
  • Comprehensive experience including in-depth knowledge in a security or risk management role.
  • Desirable Qualifications but not essential include CEH, CISM, CISSP, ISO 27001 Lead Implementer, ISO 27001 Lead Auditor

Personal Profile:

The ideal candidate will be knowledgeable in information 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

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