IT Security Manager job vacancy

IDA Ireland

  • Permanent

Overview: IT Security Manager job vacancy in Dublin recruiting now

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Employer: IDA Ireland
Location: Dublin, Ireland
Employment Type: Permanent

Job Details:

Job Purpose

Working as part of the Information & Technology Unit the successful candidate will be a key member of the IT Infrastructure Team providing management of IDA s IT Security as well as a key member of the IT Management team. This role will encompass all aspects of IDA s IT Cyber Security posture, as well as the support for communications tools, servers, networks and security.

Key Responsibilities

Ø Assist with the continuous development and implementation of IT security strategy for the organisation, with specific responsibility for technology security strategy.

Ø Work closely with the CIO to ensure alignment of security controls with IT security strategy, policy, standards.

Ø Assist in the ongoing development of IDA Ireland s Information Security Management System, its policies and procedures.

Ø Maintain the IT Risk Register, evaluating risks and ensuring risk treatment plans are completed to protect information assets.

Ø Develop and implement an internal audit plan to ensure existing controls are continually tested for efficacy.

Ø Auditing, or arranging for the auditing of controls to ensure compliance with policy.

Ø Action on audit recommendations arising from internal/external audits and security reviews.

Ø Configure and carry out regular vulnerability scans against all workstations, servers and network infrastructure.

Ø Provide education and guidance to business leaders and users so they are aware of corporate Information Security policy and standards, and security issues relevant to their business units.

Ø Work with the CIO to advise on and embed security in existing and new IT related/projects of work in line with IDA standards.

Ø Identify and assess risks arising from new projects, technology configurations or developments in the threat environment, and propose appropriate risk treatments.

Ø Evaluate new technologies, products, vendors and applications against security standards

Ø Work closely with the CIO in terms of technology approaches and the implementation of next generation solutions.

Ø Stay abreast of the IT/cyber security threat landscape.

Ø Resolving high severity incidents, providing technical support and liaising with external security and forensics specialists as required as required.

Ø Work closely with the CIO to devise and test run-books to minimise the risk of cyber-attacks and to respond to any such attacks.

Ø Reviewing security incidents and determining whether changes or improvements to security controls are required.

Ø Drive technically the implementation of IT system & cloud security controls. In particular, lead on the continual enhancement of security controls deployed within strategic cloud services such as Azure AD and Microsoft 365, including for example the ccontinuous improvement of Conditional Access policies.

Ø Checking relevant log files (network, server, firewall).

Ø Monitoring and reviewing access of applications, database management systems and underlying operating systems.

Ø Monitor, analyse, document and resolve potential security breaches and vulnerability issues in a timely and accurate fashion.

Ø Take ownership of the Privileged Identity Management to manage role assignments at organization level for internal and external parties.

Ø Take ownership of the Microsoft Defender for Identity to identify, detect, and investigate advanced threats, compromised identities, and malicious insider actions directed at organization.

Ø Liaising with outsourced security analysts and SOC/SIEM provider.

Ø Drive change projects building new IT capabilities relevant to role.

Ø Protect the intellectual property of the organisation at all times.

Ø Demonstrate pro-active commitment to allcommunications with internal and external stakeholders.

Key Competencies Required:

Leadership & Management

Client Focused Relationship Building

Negotiating and Influencing

Communications & Personal Effectiveness

Sales & Marketing

Knowledge – with an emphasis on possessing strong IT skills


Creativity & Innovation

Project Management

Additional Requirements

Ø A third level IT related qualification to minimum of Degree standard with 3 years experience in a similar role is essential.

Ø Knowledge of security certifications, audits and frameworks (ISO 27001, ISO 27018, NIST).

Ø Knowledge of cloud security and best practices, particularly on the Microsoft stack, including M365, Azure and Azure AD.

Ø Knowledge of system center technologies (SCCM, DPM, Endpoint protection, VMM, SCCM) and Microsoft Hyper V is essential.

Ø Network management and analysis tools experience – SNMP, WireShark, MRTG, LanGuardian is desired.

Ø Commitment to ongoing professional development relevant to the role.

Ø Strong communication and interpersonal skills, coupled with the ability to maintain confidentiality and discretion at all times.

Ø Experience of working collaboratively and the ability to lead and direct and influence multiple internal and external stakeholders and partners to ensure that the impact of projects is maximized.

Ø Strong evidence of excellent planning and implementation of programmes of work coupled with evidence of effective planning and organising skills including awareness of resource management and importance of value for money.

Ø An aptitude for strategic thinking, coupled with leadership skills and the ability to motivate and lead specialist professionals.

Ø Ability to work well independently, under pressure as part of a team, with attention to detail, and on own initiative.

Ø To demonstrate flexibility in undertaking additional tasks as may be assigned.

Ø To deliver key tasks by ensuring dignity, respect, equality and work life balance in the workplace.

Ø Aspects of this role will require travel and working outside of normal office hours.

Ø A valid driving licence.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: From €69,659.00 per year

Monday to Friday

Bachelor’s (required)

IT Security Management: 3 years (required)

Application deadline: 23/03/2022
Reference ID: 2022-08 IT Security Manager



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