Technical Security Specialist

2021-06-17 08:58:112022-06-16 ViaResource
Job Type PermanentPermanent Full Time
Location London, Leeds or Birmingham
Area London, United Kingdom Coventry , United Kingdom Birmingham , United KingdomYorkshire and the Humber , United Kingdom East Midlands , United Kingdom Rotherham, United Kingdom London United Kingdom London, Leeds or Birmingham
Sector Legal
Salary £50,000 - £65,000
Start Date
Advertiser Sam Finn
Job Ref SXF10845
Are you a seasoned Technical Security Specialist with experience securing Cloud environments? Do you want to play an integral role advising on technical security controls and configurations to improve the overall security posture of an organisation? I am currently working with a Law Firm looking for a Technical Security Specialist to apply security controls to a range of architectures including, but not limited to, Microsoft Azure, Office 365, On-Prem services and SaaS tools.

The Technical Security Specialist will work closely with the wider Information Security team as well as various other business units to translate the impact of security controls to non-technical audiences and maintain alignment to relevant security compliance frameworks.  

Job Responsibilities for the Technical Security Specialist
  • Working with the wider Information Security team to implement security controls aligned to compliance standards
  • Ensure the security of various systems across the business including Cloud, On-Prem systems, Data Centres and many more
  • Assist in the selection and configuration of security tooling across the business
  • Assist in implementing a Cloud Security strategy, specifically around Azure
  • Proactively promote security best practice
  • Work with various business units to translate security controls aligned to business goals
  • Undertake risk assessments and mitigate found vulnerabilities
  • Act as a subject matter expert for Security across the business
Desirable Skills & Experience for the Technical Security Specialist
  • In depth understanding of Cyber Security risks associated with various technologies
  • Knowledge of cloud technologies and associated security risks, specifically Azure
  • Knowledge and experience of any of the following; Endpoint Security, Security Monitoring, Access Control, Network Security or Perimeter Security
  • Knowledge of IAM technologies is desirable
  • Knowledge of security fundamentals including OWASP top 10
  • Knowledge of emerging threat and attack vectors
  • Security certifications are desirable
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