Information Security Specialist

Elite Staffing Solutions
From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
30 Sep 2017
03 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
My client is award winning, at the forefront of their industry and have dynamic, cutting edge products and services. They offer an exceptional working environment with a dynamic and progressive culture along with an exceptional benefits package. They can provide outstanding career opportunities, investing in training and development.

They are seeking an Information / Cyber Security Specialist to join their busy team in Taunton. This is a permanent position with a competitive salary which is dependent on experience, plus a suite of excellent benefits. Working hours are 37 hours per week.

The business has recently won numerous software and industry awards, recognising their ongoing commitment to investing in IT and new technologies.

The purpose of the role is to develop and implement the information security program and ongoing activities to preserve the integrity of the company’s resources and ensure that information assets and technologies are adequately protected.

The main duties include;

  • Support and monitor cyber threats
  • Perform tasks for cyber security activities which include, patching, monitoring, logging and configuration
  • Purchase relevant services and hardware
  • Undertake special projects as required
  • Provide excellent support to all customers (internal and external)
  • Undertake training of other members of staff
  • Compliance responsibilities and maintain accreditations
  • Other duties as and when required
  • The successful candidate must have;

  • Experience in a similar role within information security
  • Excellent technical knowledge
  • Ability to communicate technical information to all types of internal customer
  • Able to contribute successfully to the team by building rapport and trust with colleagues
  • Highly organised, able to juggle deadlines successfully and use own initiative.
  • Relevant qualifications
  • A minimum of 5 GCSEs at C or above including Maths / English
  • This is a fantastic opportunity to join a great organisation who really do invest in its employees and offer long term career prospects.

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