The Post holder works within a specialist IT Security team reporting to the IT Operations Manager but will be part of an operational team directly delivering the infrastructure services. They will have good technical understanding and support/maintain the following critical security areas/systems:

—- Anti-virus

—- Email and Internet Filtering

—- Firewalls

—- Patch and Vulnerability Management

—- Backup and Disaster Recovery

—- Microsoft Active Directory

—- Microsoft Systems Centre

—- Virtualisation Technologies (VMware/Hyper-V/KVM)

—- Endpoint Encryption Technology

—- Secure Remote Access

—- Security Penetration Testing

The post holder will work under direction from the IT Operations Manager and will be responsible for supervising other staff involved in these activities. They will be required to provide technical reports to the IT Operations Manager on a regular basis regarding the performance and status of these systems.

Informal inquiries regarding the post will be welcomed by Mark Grant, IT Operations Manager (Systems) on 01698 752 506.

If you have any queries regarding the application form or recruitment process, please contact Jenna MacLarty, a Recruitment Administrator on 01698 377 745.

Please note: we anticipate a high level of interest in this position and may close the advert once a sufficient amount of applications are received. Therefore, please make sure you complete and submit your application at an early stage.

Whilst this advertisement may be for a specific post(s) in a particular location, applicants who are shortlisted for interview may be considered for similar vacancies in alternative locations.

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