Location Belfast , Antrim
Job type Permanent
External Reference SECAPLM17
Industry Banking and Financial Services
The purpose of this role is to ensure that security is at the heart of all projects across this business. This role includes being responsible for analysing project designs, identifying security requirements, carrying out testing and ensuring that the requirements are clearly defined, documented and adhered to for all projects.
*Configure and maintain security systems, ensuring they provide an optimal level of protection.
*Complete regular vulnerability scans of all systems and applications, ensuring all vulnerabilities are logged, reported and promptly resolved.
*Ensure all systems are kept up to date with the latest security patches.
*Ensure all systems have working and up to date Anti-Virus protection.
*Create and maintain security policies and procedures.
*Maintain records of security status. Produce regular KPI reporting for senior management and the Global Information Security team.
*Respond to security queries from staff, suppliers and clients.
*Ensure that identified vulnerabilities are promptly addressed, escalating to other IT teams where necessary.
*Work with internal and external auditors to provide the necessary evidence for audits. Take responsibility for ensuring that any audit failings are promptly addressed.
*Promote security awareness across the business.
*Assist with incident response.
*Assist with the implementation of new security systems
*CISSP or similar security certification
*Proven ability with analysing solution designs and identifying security weaknesses.
*Excellent written and verbal communication skills for clearly documenting and communicating security requirements.
*Proven ability with analysing solution designs and assessing the most important security controls, as well as having a good understanding of the risk of not having certain security controls in place
*Strong knowledge of the current threat landscape and latest defence techniques.
*Strong understanding of information security concepts and principles.
*Strong understanding of PCI-DSS requirements.
*Good knowledge of security from the perspective of securing servers, workstations, network infrastructure, web applications, architecture and access management.
*Strong knowledge of secure network architecture design principles
*3+ years in an IT Security related role.
*Experience working on projects, analysing designs, defining security requirements and assessing risks.
*Experience working with suppliers to communicate security requirements and assess their security maturity.
*Experience with PCI-DSS and ensuring compliance.
*Experience working with multiple teams across the IT department to ensure the highest level of security
*Passionate about security
*Strong analytical skills. Always looking for weaknesses and ways of improving security.
*Robust stance on ensuring security requirements are met.
*Strong communication skills.
*Proactive, always looking for ways to improve security
*University degree in Computer Science or related discipline
*Experience completing vulnerability scans and penetration tests of servers and web applications.
*Experience of DAST/SAST toolsets
*OWASP Top 10 and recommended best practice
*Previous experience in an Infrastructure support, Network Architecture, Project Management or Business Analyst role.
*Experience working on large projects (�1m+ budget).
*Experience implementing and managing a PCI-DSS or ISO27001 compliant security program.
*Experience working in a �1bn+ turnover business in the financial services sector
Please send an up to date CV to Leanne Mitchell in relation to this vacancy
The Adecco Group UK and Ireland is an equal opportunities provider
Adecco is acting as an agency
Adecco is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.