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Apprentice Network Security Engineer

  • Job added:   23 July 2022
  • Job Type :   Other
  • Reference :   InAutomotive-385798
  • Company :   Greenhous Group

A fantastic new opportunity has arisen to join the Greenhous IT department at Greenhous Group as a Network Security Administrator. The IT infrastructure and solutions used within the Group are key - therefore strong, robust cyber security is essential. This may be the perfect first rung on the IT ladder for you working within and learning from a small, focused team to give you hand-on experience.

Key Responsibilities

As an active and important part of our small technical team you will be responsible for day to day network management activities related to cyber security. Your duties will include:

  • Building and maturing the Group’s Security Operations Centre
  • Work across our growing toolset to monitor the entire infrastructure and react to real time threats as they occur
  • Intrusion detection and illegal activity monitoring
  • Assist with penetration and vulnerability testing
  • Implement network, firewall, patching and other technical security measures
  • Ensure up to date patch management is undertaken
  • Assist with security audits and documentation
  • Assist in ensuring that vulnerability reporting is appropriate and escalated to key decision makers and stakeholders

You should have an inquisitive nature regarding technical matters as you will need to:

  • Stay abreast of developments and new solutions related to security and IT
  • Assist with new product evaluations
  • Log jobs on the helpdesk system pertaining to any network and cyber security related matters

Based at our offices near Telford, you should be mobile as from time to time you may be required to visit other sites.

Knowledge/Skills/Experience/Special Requirements

  • GCSE Maths and English
  • A thorough understanding of the network infrastructure fundamentals
  • A good working knowledge of various security technologies such as: active directory, anti-malware protection, vulnerability scanners, intrusion detection/prevention, system hardening along with some knowledge of MS-Windows server operating systems
  • A willingness and ability to learn and develop new skills
  • Ability to work both in a team and from independently as needed
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Reliable and organised with an ability to prioritise

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