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IT Security Lead

Location: TAUNTON, SOMERSET, UNITED KINGDOM Salary: 200-300 GBP (UK Pounds) Per day, inc Benefits
Sector: Technology Job Type: Temporary
Shift Type: N/A Applications: 2
Posted: about 1 month ago Reference: X3-486553

We are looking for an IT Security Lead to work with the our client in developing their transformation agenda as part of the wider long-term digital security strategy.


Job Title:             IT Security Lead

Location:             Taunton / Remote

Start:                    April 2021

Duration:             12 months

Rate:                    £negotiable


  • Taking the lead on development and adoption of security transformation
  • Set up security operations centre
  • Review, development and implementation of intrusion defence systems
  • Implement remediation plans to mitigate vulnerabilities
  • Identify threats against and vulnerabilities in computer assets
  • Monitor the managed security services (ATP, Sentinel) platform and its activities
  • Carry out vulnerabilities scanning and ensure that regular penetration tests are performed for any new or changing applications / services / websites / APIs
  • Provide assurance on the effectiveness of controls in place to protect company computer systems and the integrity of operational processes supporting them
  • Provide security and risk guidance for IT projects, including the evaluation and recommendation of technical controls

Essential experience:

  • A background with SIEM systems is essential as well as knowledge of TCP/IP
  • Proven experience of working in an Agile environment
  • Must demonstrate an innovative approach and a focus on modernisation
  • Proven experience of managing and delivering IT security-based projects/programmes


If you have the essential skillset, please apply with your CV ASAP.

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