IT Cybersecurity Specialist

Location:  London

Role Summary

Our client is looking to the ex-military talent pool to find experienced security specialists to support a variety of projects across all industry sectors. The role is well suited to ex-military cyber professionals or those with relevant interest and experience, for example those who have completed SaluteMyJob’s QRadar, i2 Analyst Notebook or Resilient courses or similar training.

The Company

Multinational information technology company with operations in over 170 countries. You’ll be part of a  forward thinking, high performance team for an established company delivering security solutions to client environments across the UK & Ireland.

Key Responsibilities

  • Working with our client, you’ll be dealing with end-to-end security, with an incredibly varied portfolio that aims to provide and deliver a holistic approach for Security Services. This promises a fast-paced environment with innovative thinking right at its heart, with a broad range of industries and challenges on offer.

Key Requirements

  • Projects are based across the UK, often on client premises, so the ability and willingness to travel is an essential requirement.


  • Experience in implementing security solutions in complex multi-technology environments

  • Delivering and maintaining the following Security Technologies:

    • Security Information and Event Management (SIEM), Public Key Infrastructure (PKI), Firewalls, Intrusion Detection / Prevention, Anti Malware, Email Security, Web Content Filtering, DDoS Protection, Mobile Device Security, Endpoint Detection & Response, Patch Management

  • Knowledge of Information Security Management Principles

  • Strong appreciation of risk management

  • Ability to translate complex technical terms into business IT language

  • Ability to confidently interact with clients

  • Strong communication and presentation skills

  • Ability to work with global and diverse teams in a dynamic environment


  • Experience of implementation of Infrastructure, Application and Cloud solutions

  • Any cyber/information security certification (e.g. Security +, Cyber Essentials, CISSP)

  • Knowledge of architecture frameworks (e.g. TOGAF, NIST Cyber Security Framework, ISF Standard, SABSA)

  • Experience or understanding of security legislation and regulatory frameworks (e.g. DPA, PCI-DSS, GDPR, UK Gov Good Practice Guides)

  • Experience or understanding of security methodologies and industry standards (e.g. ISO27001, NIST, SANS)

  • Networking: TCP/IP, OSI, Switching, Routing, NAT, VPN, WAN, ACL

  • Good understanding of common L7 protocols: HTTP/S, SMTP, DNS, RPC, FTP, DCHP and others

  • Practical experience of Unix-like and Windows operating systems

  • Experience of scripting e.g. Unix shell, PowerShell

  • Understanding of service management at ITIL Foundation level

  • Willingness and eligibility to hold UK Government security clearance


Flexible working environment.