IT Security Officer

IT Security Officer
Dublin Permanent Office Negotiable Ref:

Job Description

My large Financial Services client is looking for a Security Officer to join their IT Governance team, to maintain the integrity, confidentiality and availability of company systems and data.

Job Responsibilities

  • Engineer, discharge and monitor security measures for the protection of computer systems, networks and information
  • Identify and define system security requirements
  • Prepare and document standard operating procedures and protocols
  • Design computer security architecture and develop detail cyber security processes
  • Assist with Security awareness, including giving training, developing material and presenting at town halls and to senior management
  • Develop technical solutions and new security tools to help mitigate security vulnerabilities and automate repeatable tasks
  • Be an active participant in Security Incident management, both participating and chairing meetings to address actual and potential issues
  • Write comprehensive reports including assessment-based findings, outcomes and propositions for further system security enhancement
  • Reporting to Management, Risk control registers, external and internal audits.

Experience Required

  • This role requires the candidate to have verifiable experience as a system security engineer or information security engineer
  • Exposure to building and maintaining security systems
  • Strong understanding of scripting in a windows environment would be advantageous
  • Have the ability to work with security systems, such as firewall systems, anti-virus software, etc.
  • Experience with network security and networking technologies and with system, security, and network monitoring tools
  • The ideal candidate will have technical knowledge of database and operating system security

Essential and Desirable Skills

  • Technical knowledge of database and operating system security
  • Thorough understanding of the current security principles, techniques, and protocols
  • Knowledge with web related technologies (Web applications, Web Services, etc.) and of network related protocols
  • Problem solving skills and ability to work under pressure
  • Knowledge of PCI requirements and data protection regulations.
  • Familiarity working in an environment which uses 3rd party suppliers to host and manage infrastructure, is an advantage
  • Understanding of Splunk would be an advantage

Educational Requirements

  • Relevant Third Level degree or qualification

Working Hours & Benefits

  • 21 Days annual leave
  • Bonus
  • Pension
  • Health insurance
  • Motor / home insurance
  • Subsidised lunch

Consultant Details

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Name: Luke Prendergast
Title: Technical Recruiter
Tel: 01 2866666
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