2nd Line IT Security Engineer

Recruiter
Reed Technology
Location
Crawley
Salary
£180 - £190 p day
Posted
10 Aug 2017
Expires
16 Aug 2017
2nd Line IT Security Engineer Initial 6 Month contract - £180 - £190 per day DOE We have an opportunity in Crawley at one of our major clients in the public sector for a 2nd Line IT Security Engineer with the following objectives. This would be suited to someone who has previously managed or undertaken software patching for an organisation. - Ensure IT estate is fully patched and protected from security threats using tools licensed by the organisation - Deploy the latest application versions (e.g. browsers, plugins, etc) using native enterprise deployment tools and mechanisms - Manage and respond to security alerts (e.g. virus, CareCERT, etc) by engaging relevant expertise, internal and external, and stakeholders/system owners - Understand server and client estate in order to manage patching and anti-virus schedules - Define and manage maintenance windows for systems in agreement with system owners - Direct technicians and other team members on best practise - Formally report and escalate issues or practices not in line with best practise or that represent a threat to the organisation, its systems and its data - Provide regular written reports of varying levels of detail identifying progress on objectives, new risks, etc. - Maintain and regularly share a register of activities in response to security alerts identifying levels of compliance. Exposure to or knowledge of security tools and management consoles including ideally: - Microsoft WSUS (Essential) - Sophos Enterprise Console - SCCM The 2nd Line IT Security Engineer is subject to an IR35 Assessment Reed Specialist Recruitment is an Employment Agency and an Employment Business for permanent and temporary recruitment. In response to your application Reed will contact you by phone, email or SMS to discuss it and related opportunities. You can opt out at any time using the links provided.