Skills: Security Operations Specialist. The purpose of this role is to act as part of the operational security team within the Information Security department. The purpose of this role is to ensure the normal operation of the Security infrastructure, applications and platforms through provision of proactive and reactive security provision to protect the organisation and its customers.


Key Skills & Background

Hands-on understanding of the following systems/skill sets:

  • IP and Web application firewalls
  • IDS/IPS technologies
  • Virtualisation security technologies
  • Encryption technologies and key management
  • Web application servers
  • Networking (TCP/IP, OSI model, network protocols)
  • Authentication technologies
  • Familiarity with access control methodologies
  • Vulnerability management systems
  • Malware protection systems
  • Leading security infrastructure, application and platform tools and services
  • Firewall vendor certifications
  • Experience of working in an E2E Wireless internet service provider
  • Web technologies: PHP, XML, HTTP(S)
  • VMware
  • Linux RHEL, CENTOS, other Linux systems
  • PHP
  • MySQL



Provide operational security support and management of the Security infrastructure, applications and platforms this includes (but is not limited to):

  • Firewalls (IP & Application)
  • Intrusion Detection & Prevention platform
  • Denial of Services appliances
  • Application security tools & testing
  • Anti-Malware services
  • Database security tools
  • Web & Mail security filtering technologies
  • Security servers and security related appliances
  • Virtualisation security
  • End-point security
  • Data Centre security
  • Multi-factor security & AAA services
  • Crypto (PKI) platforms
  • Ensure that external security infrastructure related service providers meet their agreed SLAs
  • Participate in tasks and initiatives as defined by the Head of Information Security or delegate
  • Constructively contribute to continuous improvement within the IT Division
  • Lead and mentor Operational security analysts
  • Implement security technologies based on design documents
  • Ensure security requirements are met, policies were followed and best practices were used during implementation.
  • Write build documents and operations guides
  • Troubleshoot, identify and take ownership on security problems


Location: Winchester, Hampshire

Start: ASAP

Duration: 6 Months

Salary: £500pd


Contact:Steve Spevack

Telephone:01442 291 800