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£27,000 - £45,585
Hours Per Week

About The Role

We now have a fantastic opportunity for Cyber Security Specialists (Junior and Senior level) to join our Cyber Security Team.

The Cyber Security Specialist is a hands-on role. Reporting to the Cyber Security Manager, the post-holder will be instrumental in maintaining a pre-emptive and pro-active security alert status within the IT department, both to keep systems and services secure from threats, and to ensure systems and services comply with regulatory requirements and controls through log analysis, scanning, assessments, and investigation.

Working with the Compliance, IT teams and broader business you will ensure that new products, changes, older systems, and technologies are integrated / configured and secured in line with IT security and compliance principles, policies and best practice set by the likes of PCIDSS and ISO27001.

In this role you will be identifying and addressing a full range of issues ranging from structure and policy, through to assisting in specific areas such as data privacy, data leakage prevention/monitoring, information rights management, third party security and cryptography.

You will be expected to provide ad-hoc out of hours additional support during a major incident (Severity 1 or 2) where the business need demands it. 

You will be joining a growing, enthusiastic team of analysts who are passionate about security and technology.

If you enjoy learning new technologies and converting your knowledge and ideas into a reality, you would be a great fit for the team. We actively encourage professional development through training and certification, backed up by real-world implementation.

About You

The ideal candidate will have the following:

  • Knowledge of Cisco ASA, Web and Email filters.
  • Awareness of OWASP and understanding of the OWASP top 10.
  • Familiarity with working in an ITIL Framework.
  • Certifications such as: CESG Certified Professional (CCP), CISSP, CRISC, CISA, CISM, TOGAF.
  • Knowledge of working with SIEM tool/s – monitoring, investigation, queries, and rule writing.
  • Understanding of the Cyber Kill Chain.
  • Evidence of dealing with investigations of security events and providing root cause analysis.
  • Proven technical understanding of modern Operating Systems.
  • A good understanding of networking technologies.
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills with the ability to form effective working relationships with other staff and stakeholders.
  • Confident in communicating technical incidents or security threats to non-technical staff and stakeholders.
  • Passion and desire to learn new skills and work towards qualifications where applicable.
  • Strong attention to detail and excellent writing and analytical skillset.
  • Determination and tenacity to drive service and security improvements across the business and the ability to assess effectiveness of control measures and making improvement suggestions.
  • As a senior specialist you will be an escalation point and a subject matter expert, coaching and the Junior Members of the team. 

The following skills and background would be desirable:

  • Evidence of working with some cyber security related tool sets e.g., EDR, NDR, SOAR, IDS / IPS, Next Generation Firewalls.
  • background in DFIR is an advantage.
  • Proven technical understanding and engineering of IT systems.
  • Security related qualifications.
  • Experience in vulnerability testing, assessment, and vulnerability management
  • Knowledge of threat intelligence gathering and analysis.
  • Experience or knowledge of PCI, ISO27000 Series, GDPR
  • Exposure to NCSC, NIST, CIS best practice.
  • Exposure to DevOps and ITIL frameworks would be of benefit.
  • An understanding of on-premises and cloud-based infrastructure components that make up an enterprise e.g., Microsoft / Microsoft Azure.
  • Ability to produce reports and document procedures.
  • Knowledge or experience of automation and orchestration.
  • Enjoys research into emerging threats in the security landscape and identifying and analysing those threats.

About Us

People are at the heart of allpay and we reward our employee with a competitive benefits package which includes, a defined contribution group pension scheme, income protection, life assurance, an array of health and wellbeing options including private healthcare cover and an onsite gym. This is coupled with our excellent Learning and Development offering.

We work with some great recruitment agencies. We don’t choose to partner with everyone. Explicit consent or confirmation must be received from our HR department before we accept CV’s. Contractual terms and specific campaigns must have been signed and agreed before you are considered a partner. We never accept unsolicited CV’s, EVER! Even from our trusted partners. We consider it “spoiling,” which does not endear you to us. By sending us unsolicited CV’s we deem these a free gift. If we choose to engage these candidates directly we will not pay you any fees. You will be deemed to have accepted this zero fee by providing unsolicited or spoiled candidates.

We are a company committed to Equal Opportunities.

All roles at allpay Limited are subject to successful background checks including a DBS and Credit Check.

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