IT Security Engineer - Manchester

  • Category
    Information security & risk - IT security
  • Location
    Manchester, Manchester
  • Salary
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IT Security Engineer - Manchester

The company:

One of the North West's leading universities are undergoing a wide range of complex business and IT change to their student management systems to ensure they remain one of the prominent UK universities and offer their students the best possible experience during their time with them.

Your Role:
This will be a 12 month fixed term contract.

As an Infrastructure Network & Security Engineer you will be working primarily in the following areas;
*Cisco ASA & Palo Alto Firewall administration
*Security vulnerability management
*Cisco switch, router & Wi-Fi administration
*Solarwinds network monitoring administration
*Management of IP address management (IPAM) systems
*Management of security, security information and event management technologies (SIEM)

Essential Experience:
Cisco networking technologies; working in an Active Directory environment; Palo Alto firewalls; Network monitoring tools; DNS/DHCP; SIEM technologies Well-rounded understanding of network architectures such Layer 2 / Layer 3 technologies
Supporting business critical infrastructure and systems.
Identifying risks and issues, escalating and providing potential resolutions.
Developing and maintaining technical documentation
Analysing intrusion and vulnerabilities. Investigating and documenting security incidents plus correctly identifying and resolving incidents.


The benefits package for this role is very attractive and offers 25 days holiday, plus 8 Bank holidays and the university closes between Christmas and New year. The pension on offer is in line with Grater Manchester pension fund.

This university's plans for their IT and business systems are forward thinking and open minded and will offer you the opportunity to make a real impact on the student's time before, during and after their time on site. If you'd like to be considered please send me your CV as interviews are planned in the coming weeks.

IT Security Engineer - Manchester
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