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Liverpool
Team
IS Support
Advertising Salary
up to £50,000 depending on experience
Contract Type:
Permanent
Full Time or Part Time?
Full Time

About your new role

Reporting to the Technical Implementation Manager, you will be responsible for providing excellent IS Security support for the business.

You will be working at a technical level across a range of security technologies ensuring that through good communication, effective processes and procedures and excellent documentation we help the business continue with its success.

Key Duties & Responsibilities 
  • Tuning preventative and detective security systems in response to emerging threats.
  • Scheduling vulnerability scans, interpreting results, undertaking and/or monitoring any remedial actions.
  • In co-ordination with an external supplier, investigation of security incidents to determine route cause, ensuring the timely and accurate communication of incidents to relevant teams, and the co-ordination of remediation activities.
  • Scheduling penetration tests and take ownership of the resulting remedial actions.
  • Escalation point for the Service Desk and Return to Service teams on security issues
  • Developing day-to-day operational IT procedures to maintain and improve our security position.
  • Performing regular security and configuration checks, and capturing associated metrics.
  • Delivering technical projects of work to improve internal systems and processes.
  • Research and learn about new technologies and threats to ensure security controls are current and optimal.
  • Be responsible for the timely creation and maintenance of quality documentation for both users and IT colleagues.
  • Ensure that all queries are dealt with in a professional, timely and appropriate manner.
  • Work with the IS Support Manager and other IS Managers to identify trends and proactive improvement opportunities and make IT operations more efficient.
  • Keep own skills up to date, developing a depth or breadth of knowledge in an appropriate area through learning and practice.
  • Present a pleasant, helpful and professional demeanour when dealing with business and customers
  • Hours will be as required to undertake the role, including the scheduling and attendance of works outside normal working hours.
  • Carry out ad-hoc site visits to Weightmans offices outside Liverpool, as and when required
  • Undertake any other duties commensurate with the post.
This list is not intended to be exhaustive and you will be expected to perform other duties and have other responsibilities that fall within the wider remit of the role.  

About You

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills and Experience (requirement to fulfil role responsibilities)

Essential

  • Strong experience in a role such as Security, System or Network Engineer.
  • Experience working with
    • Microsoft Windows Server, Active Directory and associated solution stack.
    • Security Information & Event Management (SIEM) solutions
    • Firewall/Web Content Filtering solutions.
    • Federated Identity Solutions for cloud/SaaS applications.
    • Web server software such as Microsoft IIS.
    • Anti-malware solutions such as Defender ATP.
  • A strong working understanding and experience of the following with the following security areas
    • Infrastructure Security
    • Web Application Security
    • Active Directory Security
  • Strong individual and team working skills with good self-motivation and the ability to work with minimal supervision
  • A business and customer focus, with constant awareness of trying to match the department’s expectation of IS.
  • Good interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively with all levels of users, suppliers and technical staff in a patient and helpful manner
  • Excellent written communication skills; ability to document user guides, write procedures, reports etc.

Desirable

  • Have prior experience working within an IS environment aligned to ITIL principles
If you meet our criteria and think this is a job where you could bring enthusiasm and commitment, then we look forward to receiving your application.

Why work for us

Weightmans is a Top 45 law firm with offices throughout the UK. Having been recognised as the leading legal employer at the annual Britain's Top Employers awards 2021 and achieved record rankings in Chambers UK.

The independent research showed "Weightmans provides exceptional employee conditions, nurtures and develops talent throughout all levels of the organisation."

We are truly committed to fostering a culture of equality and diversity, where everyone in the firm is respected and recognised on merit for the work that they do.

We strongly encourage applications from people of all ethnicities, genders, sexual orientations and disabilities. Please let us know if you require any reasonable adjustment at any stage of the application process.

Please feel free to note your preferred pronouns in your application.

Work for a firm where people matter – work for Weightmans.

As well as being immensely proud of the work we carry out for our clients and the culture we provide to our people we offer a wide range of benefits including;

  • 28 days’ annual leave plus bank holidays (pro-rated for part time)
  • Agile / working from home including provision of home office equipment*
  • Healthcare cover/ Medicash
  • Pension plan
  • Life Insurance 4 x salary
  • Interest free travel loan scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme including counselling, legal and consumer advice service
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Discounted dental scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Offers & discounts
  • Great reward and recognition scheme

*there are a small number of roles that cannot be performed from home, your Recruitment Advisor can confirm.

Please note
  • Any reference to experience or PQE in our adverts or job descriptions is to be used as a guideline only. We welcome applicants from all backgrounds and with different levels of experience who can demonstrate that they fulfil the requirements of the role.
  • The successful candidate appointed to this role will be subject to our standard background checking process, and any offer of employment made is conditional upon successful completion of those checks. Further details can be obtained from the Recruitment team.
  • We are open to part time/job share applicants.

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