IT Infrastructure & Security Officer

IT Manager

Ref: 1021Friday 6 September 2019

£dependent on experience

We have a great opportunity for an IT professional to join an award winning, customer focussed and established local financial services provider. The purpose of the IT Infrastructure & Security Officer role is to provide IT Infrastructure, Security Support and training to ensure that the employees, data, devices, systems and network are adequately protected against current and future cyber threats.


The ideal candidate may be someone experienced in the role and looking for a smaller business where they can have a genuine influence, or may be someone with good security and infrastructure knowledge who is looking to step up with more responsibilities.  Either way you must be passionate about ensuring the business is protected as best as possible and be able to communicate this to the rest of the business.  Ideally you will be used to working in a highly regulated environment.


Key responsibilities include:

  • To ensure all faults assigned to second line support are resolved in a timely manner.
  • To continuously improve IT security and efficiency
  • To ensure their knowledge is up to date on the latest threats and threat intelligence 
  • To ensure hardware, operating systems, software and network are securely configured and patched both internally and externally hosted/cloud
  • Responsible for firewall management and monitoring
  • Embracing change and encourage others to do so.


Essential skills & experience:

  • Scripting skills (Power shell & Bash scripting experience advantageous)
  • Firewall management & monitoring 
  • Patch management
  • Windows server administration
  • Mobile Device Management 
  • Change management
  • Active Directory Administration
  • Group policy administration
  • Good knowledge and experience of IT security principles and best practice


This is a permanent role, Monday – Friday but you will also be required to work 1 in 4 Saturday mornings on the IT Helpdesk.