Infrastructure Security Specialist

at Great Places Housing Group
Location Manchester
Date Posted September 11, 2021
Category Default
Job Type Full-time


Infrastructure Security Specialist

Salary: £42,152.90 - £51,520.20
Job Type: Full Time, Permanent
Location: South Manchester
Benefits: Competitive pension, 26 days holiday plus bank holidays, increasing with service, cycle to work scheme, season ticket loans for public transport plus much more.

Reporting to the Head of IT Operations, the Infrastructure security Specialist will be responsible for reporting on, maintaining and improving IT Security within Great Places Group.

About You:

For a successful application, you'll need to be qualified to minimum GCSE grade C or equivalent in English and Maths. In addition to this, you are working towards or already hold the CISSP qualification. You are experienced in working within information security, technology architecture or infrastructure management roles. You're organised and able to time manage workload, whilst also being able to form effective liaison with staff or other stakeholders to give, or find information to resolve problems.

You have experience in designing and implementing written and technical information security polices, as well as IT security incident management. You have practical knowledge of information security risks, controls and frameworks (e.g. COBIT or ISO27001). You also have broad knowledge of UK DPA, GDPR, PCI DSS or other global data protection legislation.

You're experienced in security within an Azure or Cloud environment, as well as experience of Mimecast of similar email security. You have strong knowledge of common networking services and protocols (TCP/IP, SSH, FTP, DNS, DHCP, SMPT, SSL etc.). You're experienced in malware analysis (Analysis of documents / malicious binaries / understanding and interpreting results of sandbox output).

You're able to use the full range of Microsoft Office, as well as having knowledge of using Venerability Assessment tools like Nessus, Qualys etc. You're able to complete tasks in an accurate and timey manner when working under pressure, and are also able to deliver a high standard of customer service. You have good written and verbal communications skills, as well as analytical and problem solving skills.

About our company:

Great Places Housing Group is not your average housing association. We are a forward-thinking, profit-for-purpose business that works hard to improve the lives of residents in our 24,000 homes across the North West and Yorkshire.

Our work doesn't stop at our customers' front door. The surplus we make is invested back into the business to fund building new homes and to provide a full range of support services for some of the most vulnerable members of society including the homeless, young parents, older people and those with mental health needs.

We are extremely proud of our dedicated, passionate and friendly colleagues who live our values and work hard to make a difference every day. Working for us you will be part of something special and in return, we offer a competitive package with a range of enhanced benefits, and learning and development opportunities to help you achieve and exceed your potential.

We reserve the right depending on application numbers to close or extend the closing dates for positions; we would therefore recommend an early application.

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