IT Infrastructure Security Technician

Job Description

Duties include:
Works in partnership with local stakeholders and Group Information Security to align processes and requirements. Updates and delivers status of security initiatives; develops plan to remediate gaps, and supports audit initiatives
Act as security lead on projects and ensures that project objectives are delivered on time and meet stakeholder expectations for quality
Ensure that all infrastructure components are secure
Pro-actively identify areas of the infrastructure where security can be improved, develop plans and drive the execution of these plans to completion. Provide practical support/systems engineering for improving the maturity and function of the security aspects of the infrastructure. Report on identified risks
Provide IT security expertise in multiple technology areas, conducting reviews and initiating change in order to contribute to continuous improvement of security to protect internal and external customers in line with policies and processes and regulatory requirements
Coordinates implementation and support of security related processes, supplier interactions, application security, and incident response and ensure processes are documented

Skills and experience required:
Higher education qualification
Relevant professional experience in IT Infrastructure and Information Security
Demonstrable Cisco (LAN/WAN), VMware (ESXi), Security (Checkpoint, Cisco ASA) and Microsoft (Server 2012/2016, Active Directory) skills
Qualifications such as Certified Security Analyst, Certified Ethical Hacker, Citrix Netscaler, CISSP, CISM, Cisco Security, Checkpoint, ITIL are preferred but not essential
Palo Alto experience also preferred but not essential
Strong analytical, problem solving and communication skills
Strong knowledge of information security concepts and current information security trends and practices
Proactive self starter and able to work autonomously
Strong collaboration and interpersonal skills
Track record of successfully implementing new technology into complex IT infrastructures
Desire to provide excellent customer service