IT Security/ Network Security Consultant - Watford

  • Job Reference: ab24970
  • Date Posted: 18 April 2017
  • Recruiter: Williams McKinley Ltd
  • Location: Watford
  • Salary: £30,000 to £35,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: plus excellent benefits
  • Sector: IT (general)
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

IT Security/Network Security Consultant - £35,000 Plus Benefits Watford.

Williams McKinley are recruiting on behalf of a leading client in Watford. We are looking to recruit an IT Security Network Consultant, reporting to the IT Governance Manager, who is capable of day to day responsibility for IT Security, and to identify and respond to threats.

The successful candidate will have held some experience of Information Security, a proven track record of IT security incident response, the ability to quickly analyse data and make decisions on security threats and have a solid understanding of the technologies used by the business. They will also have an inquiring mind and be able to collect and collate data from various sources to help frame their decisions.

Role Overview
o Work closely within the IT Governance and Security team to administer the IT security systems.
o Identify, mitigate and escalate IT security incidents.
o Identify deviations from the IT security standards.
o Analyse logs and report relevant information.
o Report trends and threats in email and web traffic to senior management.
o Analyse security information and provide understandable evidence in case of incident.

In detail the role will involve: -
o Log analysis.
o Security posture monitoring.
o Physical access control.
o Web activity reporting.
o Anti-virus reporting and some EPO management.
o Secure physical and electronic destruction of sensitive data.
o Helping the business protect sensitive information (eg encrypting data).

Skills required:-
o Understanding of log management (at an analysis level only):
o Microsoft Windows and AD log structure
o Network system log such as Cisco and Checkpoint
o Quest Intrust administration
o Websense Triton (understanding of reporting only)
o Understanding of systems and integrity:
o Quest Change Auditor
o ChangeTracker
o McAfee Anti-Virus and EPO
o CCURE physical access controls
o Operational Security and Incident Management
o Previous experience in Information Security.

Benefits: 25 days` holiday (plus bank holidays) pro rata; bonus scheme, paying up to 30% of salary; free shares; BUPA healthcare cover; contributory pension scheme (all after a qualifying period of service).