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2nd Line IT Security Engineer

Location: CRAWLEY, WEST SUSSEX Salary: 180.00 - 190.00 GBP Per Day
Sector: Technology Job Type: Contract
Shift Type: N/A Applications: N/A
Posted: 6 days ago Reference: 3069564

2nd Line IT Security Engineer

Initial 6 Month contract - £180 - £190 per day DOE


We have an opportunity in Crawley at one of our major clients in the public sector for a 2nd Line IT Security Engineer with the following objectives. This would be suited to someone who has previously managed or undertaken software patching for an organisation.

Ensure IT estate is fully patched and protected from security threats using tools licensed by the organisation

Deploy the latest application versions (e.g. browsers, plugins, etc) using native enterprise deployment tools and mechanisms

Manage and respond to security alerts (e.g. virus, CareCERT, etc) by engaging relevant expertise, internal and external, and stakeholders/system owners

Understand server and client estate in order to manage patching and anti-virus schedules

Define and manage maintenance windows for systems in agreement with system owners

Direct technicians and other team members on best practise

Formally report and escalate issues or practices not in line with best practise or that represent a threat to the organisation, its systems and its data

Provide regular written reports of varying levels of detail identifying progress on objectives, new risks, etc.

Maintain and regularly share a register of activities in response to security alerts identifying levels of compliance.


Exposure to or knowledge of security tools and management consoles including ideally:

Microsoft WSUS (Essential)
Sophos Enterprise Console
SCCM


The 2nd Line IT Security Engineer is subject to an IR35 Assessment
 

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