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IT Security Officer

Reference
VAC-8649
Contract Type
Flexible Hours, Permanent
Sector
IT, Public Sector
Location
Edinburgh
Salary
£36,749 - £42,424 per annum pro rata + £4,000 IT allowance + COPFS benefits package
Expiry Date
23/08/2018
This IT Security Officer (ITSO) role will require the post-holder to provide professional guidance and expertise to deliver front line IT security responsibilities, and provision of practical support, guidance and monitoring of controls to support th

Job Description

ESSENTIAL CRITERIA REQUIRED

  • Experience in the application and support of IT cyber security services, procedures and controls within an enterprise organisation or corporate environment.
  • Technical knowledge and experience of enterprise IT networks, operating systems, information databases and applications systems, anti-virus, patch management and cyber protection or monitoring systems.
  • Experience in reviewing, developing and controlling corporate IT security and information management related policies or procedures.
  • Experience in the coordination or application of IT health checks within a corporate network environment, and of supporting or providing guidance on the implementation of remedial actions.
  • Awareness of the latest cyber security products and industry best practice guidance and techniques.
  • Excellent communications and interpersonal skills, with ability to present and communicate written and verbal communications with internal and external stakeholders at all levels.

 

DESIRABLE CRITERIA

  • Appropriate BCS information security management or other cyber security management related qualifications (such as NCSC Certified Professional (CCP) at Practitioner Level as a Security and Information Risk Advisor).
  • Experience of evaluation, certification and accreditation of IT and information systems to HMG or other regulated security scheme requirements.