Infrastructure Security Specialist

Posted 03 July 2022
Salary up to £85,000.00 per annum
LocationHertfordshire
Job type Permanent
DisciplineCyber Defence
Reference33018
Contact NameJennie Major

Job description

Trident Search are working with one of the leading independent providers of IT infrastructure services and we are on the hunt for an Infrastructure Security Specialist. With a flexible hybrid working setup and offices all over the UK, this is a great role for an SME and a great opportunity to up-skill within a thriving environment.

As the Infrastructure Security Specialist you will deliver core cyber security capability including benchmarking security standards, security information and event management, vulnerability analysis, security incident investigation and response to support in increasing cyber resilience.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Lead within the SOC team for all aspects of security relating to Server and Network infrastructure technologies both physical and cloud based.

  • Rapid response to cyber security incidents as part of the CSIRT virtual team.

  • Delivery of high-quality, prioritised, and up-to-date information about the security threats that are relevant.

  • Collaborate with infrastructure maintainers to ensure secure configuration of infrastructure.

  • Collaborate with cyber defence leadership to inform and influence good security working practices.

  • Operate as Server and Network Security Operations Lead for cyber security.

  • Deliver and manage baseline security standards for Servers and Network Infrastructure.

  • Support the SOC team to optimise the use of cyber security tools to protect Infrastructure from cyber-attacks and security incidents.

  • Lead on the introduction of new technologies into Security monitoring and ensure the ongoing effectiveness of security monitoring related to servers and network infrastructure.

  • Deliver specialist security support to core functions including asset, configuration, patch, and vulnerability management.

  • Support cyber exposure reduction in driving remediation of vulnerabilities within business units.

  • Deliver specialist investigation and analysis on cyber security incidents to support the Cyber Security Incident Response Team (CSIRT).

  • Support Chief Technology Officer and Design Authority for server and network operational security.

  • Deliver server and network expertise into Security operations including SIEM, SOAR, EDR and other services.

  • Deliver specialist security support into ITIL processes.

What you’ll bring

  • Experience working with Network and server security.

  • Experience in cyber security to support the identification, prevention, and remediation of cyber risks. Highly experienced in secure server and network system design, configuration, and deployment.

  • Highly experienced in implementing specialist security frameworks including CIS Benchmarks.

  • Strong knowledge of network topologies and protocols.

  • Knowledge of operating system security windows, Unix and Mobile.

  • Experience in end-to-end information security incident management, mitigating and addressing threat vectors including but not limited to Advanced Persistent Threat (APT), Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS), Phishing and Malware.

  • Experience with common security enforcing functionality including Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS), Intrusion Prevention Systems (IPS), Web Application Firewalls, Network and host-based Firewalls, VPNs, Log analysis and Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) systems.

  • Security experience of working in Cloud environments such as Azure, AWS & GCP.

  • Security experience of working in physical Data Centre environments.

  • Vendor Security accreditation such as Cisco, Check Point and Microsoft.

  • Strong stakeholder, relationship management and communication skills.

  • Must have or be able to obtain UK security clearance.