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    IT Support Specialist / On site Lincolnshire

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    About the role and candidate:

    The Security Engineer will be a key player in protecting the company’s digital assets from both a practical and management practices perspective. This role involves setting up, fine-tuning, and gathering intelligence from a Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) system. They will also review logs from a variety of sources. The engineer will be responsible for reviewing infrastructure plans, adding recommendations, and procuring penetration tests from third-party services. They will ensure that all relevant actions following the tests are completed. They will work with all areas of the business to assist with data security and GDPR aspects including policy and process development. They will share in the DPO administration and liaise with the DPO supporting company to ensure the business continuously adheres to the GDPR requirements. They will also develop and deliver annual IT security training and ensure compliance with our Phishing Simulations.

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Develop and manage the SIEM, ensuring it effectively captures and analyzes security data
    • Review infrastructure plans to identify potential security weaknesses and recommend enhancements
    • Coordinate with third-party vendors to conduct penetration tests and analyze the results for action
    • Take ownership of implementing actions to address security vulnerabilities
    • Review and improve coding practices to minimize security issues and system downtime
    • Assess cloud environment on an ongoing basis to ensure best practice and the latest security tools are in use
    • Implement policies to ensure least privilege access to files, reports, and documents
    • Stay abreast of the latest security news and trends to inform security strategies
    • Assist other departments in developing policies and procedures to comply with GDPR, working with the DPO outsourcing company
    • Serve as an internal incident responder, managing the reporting process for security incidents.

    Skills and Qualifications

    • Proven experience with SIEM tools and incident response
    • Strong understanding of network infrastructure and security protocols
    • Knowledge of coding practices and the ability to implement security-focused policies
    • Experience with GDPR, data security and other compliance regulations
    • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
    • Experienced with Microsoft and Linux environments
    • Experienced with Active directory and Entra ID
    • Ability to communicate effectively with both technical and non-technical stakeholders
    • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP);  Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), or equivalent desirable
    • Experience with Fortinet Suite of products preferred.

    Job overview

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    IT Support Specialist / On site Lincolnshire

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    Lincoln, UK

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    £45000 - £55000