IT Security Specialist

  • Permanent
  • Douglas, Other
  • Posted 10th April 2019
  • £50000.00 - £60000.00 per Annum + £4.5k Car, 9% Bonus, 12% NC Pension
  • Ref: 80928
IT Security Specialist required by market leading financial services organisation based on the Isle of Man. The IT Security Specialist required to lead the Implementation, processes and projects to address IT infrastructure and information security operational needs. The successful IT Security Specialist will manage communication, change, resource, and activities, while driving, tracking and reporting project progress to completion.

Key Responsibilities:
*Works in partnership with local stakeholders and Group Information Security to align processes and requirements.
*Updates and delivers status of security initiatives; develops plan to remediate gaps and supports audit initiatives.
*Act as security lead on multiple projects simultaneously.
*Ensure that all infrastructure components are fully supportable and secure
*Pro-actively identify areas of the infrastructure for improvement and develop project plans and drive the execution of these plans to ensure project success.
*Provide practical support/systems engineering for improving the maturity and function of the infrastructure.
*Provide subject matter expertise, evaluating proposals and recommending available solutions.
*Coordinates implementation and support of processes, supplier interactions, application security, and incident response and ensure processes are documented
*Ensure business continuity and disaster recovery capabilities.

Your Skills and Experience:
*Higher education qualification
*Relevant professional experience in IT Infrastructure and Information Security
*Demonstrable Cisco (LAN/WAN), VMware (ESXi), Security (Checkpoint, Cisco ASA) and Microsoft (Server 2012/2016, Active Directory)
*Qualifications such as Certified Security Analyst, Certified Ethical Hacker, Citrix Netscaler, Citrix XenApp, Citrix XenDesktop, CISSP, CISM, Cisco Security, Checkpoint, ITIL are preferred but not essential
*Strong analytical, problem solving and communication skills
*Strong knowledge of information security concepts and current information security trends and practices
*Strong collaboration and interpersonal skills
*Track record of successfully implementing new technology into complex IT infrastructure
*Desire to provide excellent customer service

This excellent opportunity comes with a salary between £50-60k depending on experience along with a car allowance of £4,500, a 9% annual bonus, a 12% non-contributary pension, free on-site parking and a share option.

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