IT Security Implementation Consultant

Location
Oxfordshire
Salary
Up to £60k
Posted
23 Sep 2016
Closes
21 Oct 2016
Ref
Servi/LS
Contact
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Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

IT Security Implementation Consultant

Location: Home based (UK) 

Salary: Up to £60k 

About Longwall Security: Longwall Security is an independent consultancy specialising in cyber security best practice, solution implementation and managed services. Founded in 2013, we have quickly established as a trusted delivery partner for selected technology vendors and major resellers, working with enterprises of all sizes across the private and public sectors. We offer end-to-end security solutions, from consulting and solution implementation, to vulnerability management and training. Our customers include large multi-nationals with globally recognised brands, national and private banks, central and local governments, regional and national police forces, schools and colleges, and the NHS. We take pride in the integrity of our business relationships, the quality of our services, and in agility in everything we do.

Role Outline: As a IT Security Implementation Consultant you are the face of Longwall Security and of the reseller partners and technology vendors we represent. You will enjoy travelling to customer sites across the UK, Europe and occasionally further afield, and using your skills and initiative to overcome new and varied technical challenges. To be successful in this role you will be a self-starter, continually driven to increase the depth and breadth of your knowledge and acquire new skills. You will thrive on solving complex problems and on consistently delivering the very best outcomes for your customers.

Experience:

Essential: 

  • 5 or more years in a field technical consulting/solution architect role delivering client-server and network solutions in mid-size and larger enterprise environments
  • Installation, configuration and troubleshooting of Microsoft enterprise solutions, including SQL, IIS, OS, Exchange
  • Installation, configuration and troubleshooting of enterprise firewalls, web and email filters

Desirable:

  • Installation and configuration of IDS/IPS solutions
  • Implementation of Sophos, Trend Micro or similar technologies, including Endpoint Anti-virus, Encryption, Network and/or Gateway Security solutions
  • Implementation of Vulnerability Management solutions
  • Penetration testing

Knowledge & Skills: 

Essential: 

  • Good knowledge of network protocols, configuration and troubleshooting
  • Understanding of security concepts and business requirements
  • Ability to assess requirements and propose appropriate solutions
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Good oral and written English; comfortable communicating at all levels

Desirable:

  • Technology deployment in Enterprise environments
  • Microsoft Enterprise technologies
  • Virtualisation technologies
  • Cloud-based infrastructure

Qualifications: 

Essential: 

  • Entitlement to work in the UK and European Union
  • Full UK driving licence/entitlement to drive in the UK

Desirable:

  • CCNA, MCSE/MCP
  • CISSP, CISM, SANS, CEH or other security certification
  • Sophos, Trend Micro, Rapid7, Qualys and/or Tenable product certifications
  • PRINCE2, ITIL or other Project/Process Management qualification
  • SC or DV Cleared

If you feel that you may be suitable for this IT Security Implementation Consultant role, then please apply now!