Information Security Specialist

Information Security Specialist

Exactpro is a specialist firm providing software testing services to financial market infrastructures worldwide.

The company is headquartered in the United Kingdom with operations in Georgia, the United States, Lithuania, Armenia and Sri Lanka. Founded in 2009, it currently employs over 700 specialists. Exactpro was part of the London Stock Exchange Group from May 2015 till January 2018. In January 2018, the company completed a management buyout from LSEG.

We are looking for an Information Security Specialist who will be responsible for implementing and maintaining our security systems. Your job duties will include preventing unauthorised access to our data and responding to privacy breaches.

Please see the list of responsibilities and qualifications below. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications but have sufficient experience and talent.

Responsibilities

  • analyse existing security systems and make recommendations for changes or improvements;
  • organise and run tests and “ethical hacks” of the existing security architecture;
  • monitor the network and provide early warnings of abnormalities or problems;
  • secure networks through firewalls, password protection and other systems;
  • monitor network activity to identify issues early and report them to the IT team;
  • react to privacy breaches and malware threats;
  • maintain a high technical knowledge level through continuous education;
  • act as a security expert and conduct training, when needed;
  • draft policies and guidelines.

Requirements

  • B.S. degree in system administration, network security, network administration or a related field;
  • 1+ years of experience in system support;
  • knowledge of current security risks, protocols, security frameworks (e.g. NIST Cybersecurity framework) and risk management methodologies;
  • knowledge of public key infrastructure (PKI) and cryptographic protocols;
  • to be willing to work on-call in case of a security breach or other emergency;
  • good analytical and problem-solving skills;
  • ability to work under close supervision, as well as the ability to take initiative independently, when needed.

Bonus qualifications

  • professional certification (e.g. CISSP);
  • previous experience in Linux administration;
  • programming Python;
  • good English communication skills.

What we offer

Worldwide opportunities

Daily complimentary coffee/tea and snacks

Game rooms

27-day annual leave

Medical and dental coverage

Training and professional growth

Every day is casual Friday

Good work-life balance with flexible working option

Free English, Italian classes

Gym membership discount

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