IT Security Engineer - Cheadle, Manchester

Cathcart Associates Ltd
£45000 - £47000 per annum
12 Oct 2016
19 Oct 2016
Contract Type
IT Security Engineer - Cheadle IT Security Engineer/ Security specialist required to join a major organisation based in the Cheadle area. This role is technically challenging and as a result we require a highly technical Security Consultant with strong knowledge of security practices, guidelines and controls. This is very much a hands on technical role for someone that has a clear passion for IT Security. You will have to have the ability to configure, implement and enhance my clients IT Security Infrastructure. Reporting directly to the CTO, you will have complete autonomy of the IT Security estate and will champion the adoption of best practices in order to reduce business critical threats. As you will be the first one in the door you will be responsible for eventually setting up a Security team, so the client will have to invest time in your career progression from here onwards. Key Responsibilities: Ability to work under high pressure in emergencies Continuously assess IT security risk and threats Responsible for security auditing, internally and externally, reporting on threat assessment Identify current and future internal and external security vulnerabilities, and identify the best ways to reduce IT security risks. creation, analysis and communication of security metrics to CTO Key Skills and Experience: Firewalls, DNZ Architecture Network Monitoring Wireless Security/Server Security Web and Email Gateways Proven commercial experience in SIEM/log Aggression tool configuration& management, ideally splunk DLP Knowledge of WAN/LAN security as it pertains to network protocols and connectivity from outside users. Review assess, and mitigate penetration tests and vulnerability assessments on infrastructure. I am keen to speak to professionals who have experience in a similar role, with a broad understanding of IT Security. You must ensure security requirements are being met, whilst continually driving process improvement to ensure best practice. We are offering the opportunity to champion the security culture across an organisation with a great reputation. For more information please apply and/ or call Lewis Black, Infrastructure and Support Consultant - Cathcart Associates This job was originally posted as

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