IT Security Specialist

Polytec Personnel Ltd
02 May 2024
20 May 2024
Job Type
IT Security
Employer Sector
Technology, IT & Telecoms
Contract Type
Full Time

Location: Cambridge (CB25)

Duration: Permanent

Hours: 9am until 5:30pm (Monday to Friday)

Salary: GBP40,000

Job Reference: 35247

Polytec are looking for an enthusiastic IT Security Specialist for our client based just north of Cambridge. You will be responsible for all things security within the department, ranging from handling incidents to reviewing / creating policies and documentation.


Provide expertise and guidance on cyber security risks, threats, opportunities, and capabilities

Advise colleagues on security requirements

Offer guidance and mentorship to IT Apprentices supporting onward development

Develop and implement new security standards and best practices

Implement security enhancements

Ensure compliance with internal security policies

Create and update IT governance

Ensure incidents are logged, monitored and tracked

Alignment of security practices with accreditations including ISO 27001, Cyber Essentials Plus, NIST and CIS frameworks

Vulnerability testing, risk analysis and internal security assessments


Degree level qualification or equivalent experience

Experience with incident troubleshooting and escalation

Windows Server administration

User Access privileges

Knowledge of networks and physical infrastructure

Strong customer service ethic

Working knowledge of Cyber and IT Security concepts and practices

Experience with security–related software including Zscaler, Darktrace, M365

Familiar with reporting software including Splunk and SolarWinds

Experience using vulnerability testing software such as Nessus

Please contact us as soon as possible for more details or apply below!