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Cyber Security Specialist

Location ampton, United Kingdom
Posted 10-October-2020

Cyber Security Specialist
Northampton or Selby

Like any other company, cyber security is something that we take very seriously. Although at Drax there is one key difference, we are not any other company. Were working at the forefront of the energy industry, enabling a zero-carbon future with a focus on our people. We have some big ambitions and were looking for a Cyber Security Specialist to join us to ensure as we grow, we are secure as a business.

This is a varied and stimulating role with a broad scope, and ideal for someone looking to develop their career and skills in a supportive environment. In a nutshell, youll be managing the Drax Group network security and infrastructure, providing a stable, secure and resilient environment.

With this role youll be getting involved with all aspects of cyber security at Drax. You will be identifying cyber threats and network attacks from internal and external sources while also utilising processes and technologies to detect and prevent malicious attacks. Youll be undertaking forensic investigations and respond to security events, from detection, analysis to closure as well as engineering and monitoring security appliances, spam filters, secure remote access solutions, VPNs and other external gateways. Alongside this youll also be pro-actively monitoring the security of our networks, identifying and remedying vulnerabilities, managing 3rd party suppliers and vendor relationships, assisting with business continuity planning and ensuring IT Disaster recovery is designed, planned and tested for all security services. Alongside making sure we are technically secure youll also mentor other technical staff and assist with the creating the IT budget. We did say its varied

Were looking for someone who can work collaboratively with the wider IT Operations team. Youll also have wide variety of stakeholders and youll be driving the right security behaviours within Drax, so youll need to have strong communication and influencing skills. On the more technical side youll have an academic or professional background in Cyber Security alongside a good understanding of network security technologies and processes. This includes an understanding of current and emerging security threats and an awareness of systems and methods to counter them. You will also need knowledge of TCP/IP including enterprise and operational routing protocols, management protocols, IPSEC VPNs and SSL.

You may also have experience or knowledge of, although dont be dissuaded if you dont, the following; security techniques and technologies including Intrusion Detection, Threat Analysis and Malware & Trojan Research, an understanding of insider threat landscape, knowledge and analysis of full packet capture technologies, knowledge of data pattern matching, correlation tools and SIEM technologies and Windows system administration.

Fancy a challenge in an exciting role at a company that is constantly looking toward the future

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