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Security Specialist

  • Location

    Ross-On-Wye, Herefordshire

  • Sector:

    IT

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £25000 - £40000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Jennie Lessemun

  • Contact email:

    jennie@hewett-recruitment.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    HQ29686_1550671678

  • Published:

    8 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-03-22

  • Consultant:

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Security Specialist

Are you looking for a Security Specialist role where you will:
*Promote security best practice through all levels of the business, challenge current procedures and report on security posture to board level
*Carry out security assessments and penetration testing of company software products
*Investigate security issues and communicate risk and potential mitigation strategies to technical and non-technical stakeholders.

As a Security Specialist you will join the centralised resource pool as part of the Business Analyst team providing an essential service to both internal and external stakeholders between the customer facing and product teams.
Supporting cross product initiatives and carrying out in-depth analysis to support the strategic development of the product range from a technical and functional perspective.

As a successful Security Specialist you will be responsible for:
*Penetration testing and vulnerability analysis
*Challenge and improve security policies, practices and procedures
*Security assessments and training with staff to demonstrate compliance with security procedures
*Challenge and improve security policies, practices and procedures
*Mentoring and training

As a successful Security Specialist you should have experience in any of the following:
*Experience of using common industry standard tools for example NMap, Burp Suite, Nessus
*A working knowledge of the OWASP Top 10
*Understanding of executing manual web application exploits (SQLi, XSS, CSRF)
*Understanding of common attacks on web applications and services
*Agile working

This Security Specialist role is based in Ross on Wye and is paying a salary of between £25,000 and £40,000. It is commutable from Worcester, Bristol, Malvern, Cheltenham, Gloucester, Ledbury, Evesham, Pershore, Monmouth, Chepstow and Abergavenny.

This Security Specialist role has a fantastic benefits packaging including

*Pension
*Healthcare
*Life assurance
*Childcare vouchers

If you happen to know a Security Specialist that may be interested in the position, may be looking at similar opportunities or needs a nudge to find that next step, please do get in touch as we do have a referral scheme!