Cyber Security Specialist

Reed Technology
45000.00 GBP Annual
14 Sep 2018
29 Sep 2018
Contract Type
REED Technology are pleased to be working with a reputable organisation based in Hereford who are looking to recruit a new Cyber Security Specialist to join their growing team.

Working within a professional and vibrant environment you will be instrumental in maintaining a pre-emptive and pro-active security alert status within the IT department, both to keep systems and services secure from threats, and to ensure systems and services comply with regulatory requirements and controls through log analysis, scanning, assessments and investigation. In return you will receive structured professional development and career progression opportunities.

This role comes with a fantastic benefits package of which includes a salary exchange pension scheme, childcare vouchers, income protection, life assurance, free financial advice and private healthcare.

If this sounds like the role for you, please read on!

Key responsibilities include:

• Identifying and addressing a full range of issues from structure and policy, through to assisting in specific areas such as data privacy, data leakage prevention/monitoring, information rights management, third party security and cryptography- Network
• Forensics, Windows Forensics, Mobile Device Forensics, Threat Hunting, Threat Intelligence (Consumption & Production),
• Malware Analysis (Static & Dynamic) inclusive of reverse engineering in addition to general client-facing/soft-skill abilities.-
• Supporting stakeholders with both onsite and remote Assurance activities including audits.- Providing expert advice across a range of Cybersecurity risk domains including technical security controls.

The ideal Cyber Security Specialist will have a proven track record of working in infrastructure or application security. A broad range of Information Security expertise is of interest. This role is looking for practical experience (hands-on) in one or more of the following areas:

• SIEM configuration (particularly AlienVault). Incident and alarm response procedures, engagement with operations teams to manage incidents.
• Infrastructure vulnerability scanning (particularly OpenVAS), management of process to remediate identified vulnerabilities.
• Experience with Cloud based services, technologies and providers (eg SaaS, IaaS, PaaS, Azure etc.)
• Application Security involving Secure Software Deployment Methodologies following OWASP Top 10, Microsoft STRIDE etc.
• Application security - code scanning (SonarQube). Enough of a software development background to be able to engage with developers about identified vulnerabilities.
• Awareness of GDPR, Compliance, ISO27001, Awareness Training, Governance, Security Strategies and Risk Management.
• The ability to address multiple assignments simultaneously, with strong ability to prioritise tasks, and respond to dynamic priorities.
• A proven track record of working in infrastructure or application security.
For this role, you will ideally have a bachelor's degree in a technical engineering or IT related field or equivalent and extensive proven related experience. Information security certifications (eg CISSP, CEH, Security+, GSEC) would also be desired for this role.

This is a great opportunity and not to be missed.

If interested please apply online ASAP or alternatively please email an updated CV to .

Successful candidates will be contacted with 24 hours.

Good Luck!

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