Junior IT Security Specialist

Recruiter
Location
England, Worcestershire, Redditch
Salary
£25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + 25000-30000
Posted
30 May 2017
Closes
27 Jun 2017
Ref
377941-B
Contact
Matthew Stone
Sector
IT
Function
IT
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Junior IT Security Specialist

Junior IT Security Specialist / Network Security / Vulnerability Testing / Penetration Testing / Permanent / Redditch / Worcestershire

Nationally recognised and award winning company based in Redditch, Worcestershire are looking for a passionate Junior IT Security Specialist to join their growing team. The IT Security Specialist will work as part of the Information Security team reporting to the Head of Information Security.

The role requires knowledge of security systems and relevant regulations and legislation to assist in maintaining the security of information assets, processes and systems.

The IT Security Specialist will have some experience of security technologies. An understanding of network and application security, along with experience of using various security tooling, reporting and incident management.

Key responsibilities:
*Help to monitor security vulnerabilities, threats and events in network and host systems
*Help to manage security technologies such as network, intrusion detection and prevention systems, Anti-Malware and Email Gateways.
*Help to anticipate security alerts, incidents and disasters and reduce their likelihood
*Perform or co-ordinate penetration testing, vulnerability testing, risk analyses and security assessments
*Plan, implement and upgrade security measures and controls
*Help to establish plans and protocols to protect digital files and information systems against unauthorized access, modification and/or destruction
*Respond immediately to security-related incidents and provide a thorough post-event analysis
*Analyse security breaches to determine their root cause
*Train fellow employees in security awareness and procedures
*Update and upgrade security systems as needed
*Defend systems against unauthorized access, modification and/or destruction
*Provide technical advice to colleagues

Key skills and experience:
*Any experience of an IT Security role would be ideal
*Degree in IT Security or Cyber Security
*Knowledge of industry security regulations and regulatory practices
*An good level of knowledge in technical security protocols and mechanisms
*Strong communications skills
*Good attitude and work ethic towards learning and training.

This is a great opportunity to join an established, yet progressive organisation through an exciting period of change. The salary of offer for this position is £25,000 - £35,000 DOE plus an excellent company benefits package including training, private healthcare, generous pension scheme, good holidays and a generous bonus scheme to name a few. This is a fantastic company to work for who have a reputation for looking after their employees.

Junior IT Security Specialist / Network Security / Vulnerability Testing / Penetration Testing / Permanent / Redditch / Worcestershire

Spring Technology is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

Spring Technology is an Equal Opportunities employer; we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.

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