Infrastructure and IT Security Manager

Watford Borough Council
Watford, Hertfordshire
£64,000 - £65,000 Plus Benefits
04 Dec 2018
01 Jan 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Infrastructure and IT Security Manager 
Town Hall, Watford 
£64,000 - £65,000 Plus Local Government Pension Scheme, Childcare Voucher Scheme, 20% EE Discount & More 

We are Watford Borough Council, a public sector organisation dedicated to making the Watford area a great place to work and live. We’re now looking for an Infrastructure and IT Security Manager to manage our IT infrastructure, security solutions and the associated team. 

As the Infrastructure and IT Security Manager, you will: 

- Take responsibility for the design, installation, maintenance and retirement of IT systems 
- Line manage a team of five – ten individuals working on IT infrastructure and security 
- Work hand-in-hand with the network security provider to ensure the security of the IT estate 
- Ensure security levels are appropriate, highlighting any risks and issues 
- Create clear plans to ensure that IT services can remain constant despite changing threats 
- Put standards and processes in place to enable an agile and more adaptable IT service 

To be considered as our Infrastructure and IT Security Manager, you will need: 

- An excellent understanding of Core Microsoft on-premises products such as Windows Server, SQL Server and Exchange, as well as cloud-based offerings such as Office 365 and Azure 
- An excellent understanding of servers, network components and telecommunications 
- The knowledge and skills to write security management plans and deliver against them 
- Line management experience of a small team 

Relevant industry qualifications, such as an MCSE, CISSP, CCNP, ITIL or VCP would be beneficial to your application. Experience with ISO standards e.g. ISO27001 and ISO9001, would also be an advantage. 

Other organisations may call this role Infrastructure and IT Security Manager, IT Security Manager, IT Infrastructure Manager, IT Estate Manager, IT Manager, IT Project Manager, IT Risk Manager, or IT Operations Manager. 

The Benefits:

- Flexible working options 
- Take on a key leadership role in the safety, operations and security of our IT estate 
- Advance your leadership skills 
- Fantastic discounts including reduced gym membership and retail savings across the district 
- 28 days’ holiday plus Bank Holidays (increasing with service) 
- A free, 24/7 confidential advice and counselling service for you and your family 

Webrecruit and Watford Borough Council are equal opportunities employers, value diversity and are strongly committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employees and all applicants for employment. Equal opportunities are the only acceptable way to conduct business and we believe that the more inclusive our environments are, the better our work will be. 

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