Cloud Security Specialist – London - £60-65K

Location: London, Greater London, England
Job Type: Permanent
Industry: Technology | Professional Services
Reference: BH-2083
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per hour, Benefits: excellent benefits
Job Published: June 22, 2021 16:46
Cloud Security Specialist – London - £60-65K

Leading London based Insurance group require a Cloud Security Specialist.
Your role will be to support Cloud Platforms

The key responsibilities for the position include:

-Monitor the managed security services (MSS) platform and its activities
-Maintain computer systems at an acceptable level of risk
-Manage and resolve security incidents and events to protect corporate IT assets
-Carry out vulnerabilities scanning and ensure that regular penetration tests are performed for any new or changing applications/services /websites /APIs
-Identify threats against and vulnerabilities in computer assets. Implement remediation plans to -mitigate vulnerabilities
-Provide assurance on the effectiveness of controls in place to protect company computer systems and the integrity of operational processes supporting them e.g. network controls, firewalls etc
-Contribute to verification of Cloud controls
-Monitor IT hardware and software against build standards
-Provide security and risk guidance for IT projects, including the evaluation and recommendation of technical controls
-Maintain dashboards that provide meaningful metrics for IT computer systems (e.g. cross platform patch management and anti-malware status)
-Work closely with Service Delivery Operations - Network and Server support teams
Experience required:

-Knowledge of security and control frameworks, such as ISO 27001, PCI DSS, CobiT and ITIL
-An understanding of fundamental principles of information technologies
-Experience of Cloud (AWS, Azure), operating systems (Microsoft; UNIX Linux and Apple), Firewall (Checkpoint, Cisco ASA), Proxy ZScaler & F5 (LTM, ASM, GTM)
-Broad knowledge of IT architecture and underpinning technologies
-Knowledge of technological trends and developments in the area of Cyber Threat mitigation, information security and risk management
-Excellent high-level understanding of technologies that are used to support a significant Business Operation: Systems, Infrastructure components, Middleware e.g.: ServiceNow and ITSM Toolsets
-Technical knowledge and understanding of all infrastructure services (Server, Network, Telephony, etc.)
-MS Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project and Visio
-Technical knowledge of integration services

This role is based in London and offers a basic salary between £60-65K