Wintel Infrastructure Engineer (Security Specialist)

Wintel Infrastructure Engineer (Security Specialist)
Dublin / Hybrid Contract Hybrid Negotiable Ref: 20266

Job Description

My Dublin City Centre based client is recruiting for a Wintel Infrastructure Engineer coming with a strong back in security. This is a daily rate contract role working on a hybrid model.

My Dublin City Centre based client is recruiting for a Wintel Infrastructure Engineer coming with a strong back in security. This is a daily rate contract role working on a hybrid model.

The Wintel Infrastructure Engineer specializing in security, will be responsible for maintaining and enhancing the security posture of our Windows-based server environments. You will work closely with the IT infrastructure team to design, implement, and support secure and robust Wintel solutions.

Job Responsibilities

  • Install, configure, and maintain Windows Server systems and associated software with a focus on security.
  • Implement and manage security measures for the protection of systems, networks, and information.
  • Analyze and strengthen existing server configurations to ensure they are optimized for security and performance.
  • Coordinate with cybersecurity teams to conduct regular system audits, vulnerability assessments, and penetration testing.
  • Assist in the development and enforcement of security policies and procedures.
  • Respond to and resolve security incidents and issues.
  • Manage Active Directory, Group Policy, and other essential services with an emphasis on security configurations.
  • Provide expertise in cloud technologies and virtualization platforms like VMware or Hyper-V, ensuring secure deployments and operations.
  • Document system configurations, updates, and changes in compliance with regulatory compliance requirements.
  • Train and mentor team members on security best practices and technologies.

Experience Required

 

Essential and Desirable Skills

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in a Wintel infrastructure role with a strong focus on security.
  • Proven experience with Windows Server 2012/2016/2019 administration and troubleshooting.
  • Advanced knowledge of network security protocols, firewalls, antivirus, and IDS/IPS systems.
  • Experience with security frameworks (e.g., ISO 27001, NIST, CIS Benchmarks).
  • Proficiency in scripting languages (e.g., PowerShell, VBScript) for automation.
  • Familiarity with compliance and regulatory requirements (e.g., GDPR, HIPAA).
  • Certifications such as CISSP, CompTIA Security+, or Microsoft Certified: Security, Compliance, and Identity Fundamentals are highly preferred.

Educational Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field.

Working Hours & Benefits

  • Daily Rate Contract
  • Hybrid Working

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