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Security Operations Specialist

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Recruiter: Deerfoot
Listed on: 6th January
Location: Southampton
Salary/Rate: £50000 - £60000
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP

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Security Operations Specialist
£50,000 to £60,000 + Generous Bonus + Competitive Benefits
Southampton, Hampshire

As a preferred recruitment partner to this well-established global financial services organisation, we have been asked to assist in the hire of a permanent Security Operations Specialist to join them out of their UK HQ in Southampton.

Working within Information Security Operations you will be a part of a highly important department which is responsible for maintaining the services required to respond to security alerts, including incident resolution and service restoration. In addition, this department oversees critical security services to ensure they operate as required.

Key Skills and Experience Required
-Information Security Incident Response
-Information Security Threat Vectors and Actors (TTPs - Tactics, Techniques and Procedures)
-Key Internet Services and Security Controls
-Working with Service Management to improve functionality of existing tech
-Experience in a regulated industry or financial institution
-Communicating effectively with both IT and Business staff
-Large complex IT change projects (InfoSec aspects)
-Identifying Cyber Security Risks and developing appropriate solutions
-Working in Agile environments / Agile teams
-Influence stakeholders across different groups / departments

Relevant Qualifications
-Relevant SANS GIAC Qualification (e.g. GCIH)
-CISSP, CISM, A-ISAP or equivalent desired
-Firewall / WAF / DLP Management and Administration
-Qualys Vulnerability Management
-Relevant Microsoft Professional Certifications
-CCNA (or equivalent)

Package: Alongside a base salary up to £60,000, you will be entitled to one of the most competitive benefit packages currently in the market: Performance Related Bonus (3/5 = 10-20%, 4/5 = 15-25%, 5/5 = 25%+), Pension Scheme (10% employer contribution), Life Assurance (lump sum 4 times base salary), Income Protection (income of 75% of base salary payable after 26 weeks of absence), Private Healthcare, 24-26 days holiday.

In addition to the core benefits you will also receive a Flexible Benefits Package: buy/sell holiday (min 20, max 36), critical illness cover, dental insurance, childcare vouchers, retail vouchers, partner life assurance, travel insurance, dining cards, health screenings, healthcare cash plan, gadget insurance, gym membership, cycle to work scheme.

Apply now for a full specification, client name and fact sheet, benefits information and further details on the application and selection process. We welcome applications from those who have previously held the titles of Security Operations Specialist, Information Security Specialist, Cyber Security Specialist, Senior Information Security Engineer, Senior Cyber Security Engineer, Senior IT Security Engineer.

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