Network Systems and Security Officer

Orbis Resourcing
Up to £50,000 per annum
18 Oct 2016
17 Nov 2016
Contract Type
A Network Systems and Security Officer with several years experience providing security, networking and server support required for a Software Company based in Central London.

Role: Network Systems and Security Officer

Salary: £40,000 - £50,000pa

Location: Central London

Job Purpose

To ensure the network and computing integrity of my clients Infrastructure, hosting environments and procedures relating to systems and information security.


My client is a successful software house that creates and hosts CMS, recruitment and subscription based services hosted on mainly cloud environments. We host sites for a number of our clients on hybrid cloud platforms, in addition to managing our own systems. Due to the nature of some of our sites we are required to be PCI compliant and are currently working towards ISO 27001.

Detailed Job Role Description

Reporting to the Technical Manager. The role will focus mainly on the security aspect of the company systems but is not limited to this so you will be expected to participate to a certain degree in all aspects of the company’s IT function.

The focus of the role will be to cover the following areas:

  • Maintaining servers, networks and perimeter devices and all access points to my clients hosting Infrastructure.
  • Monitoring and alerting of security and performance events for all these associated systems.
  • Ensure compliance of systems and procedures according to ISO, PCI and best practice industry standards and develop and enhance these as required.
  • As part of this role, all network security questions within the PCI SAQ and ISO 27001 documentation will be owned, managed and under the control of the Security Officer with input by the compliance officer and the head of IT Systems.
  • Pen testing of internal systems and liaise with 3 third party pen testing companies for hosted systems.
  • Advise on security strategy both on technical and procedural issues.
  • Monitoring and alerting of all key hosted systems.
  • Keeping up to date on security trends, issues and vulnerabilities. Mitigating or resolving in a timely fashion.
  • Skills required technical

  • Experience working in a web hosting environment
  • Windows OS Server technologies
  • IIS Administration Version 6/7/8
  • Linux (mainly Centos or Debian)
  • Cisco ASAs, switches, routers, wireless access points.
  • Cisco/Azure/AWS VPN technologies
  • Exposure to public cloud based hosting, AWS/Azure
  • IDS systems or principles
  • AV and SIEM technologies
  • Network and Security principles
  • Comfortable working on command line
  • Non-essential but highly beneficial

  • Secure Certificate management
  • VMWare ESXi hosts
  • Load balancing technologies (Jet Nexus)
  • Basic automation scripting – bash, PowerShell
  • PCI & ISO 27001:2015 compliance awareness
  • ELK stack, open source log monitoring techniques
  • Skills required non-technical

  • Good communication skills, written and verbal
  • Ability to work autonomously and prioritise own workload
  • Highly motivated
  • Attention to detail
  • Project management
  • Integrity and trustworthy
  • Pragmatic and thoughtful
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