Infrastructure Security Specialist


Ref: 1026Sunday 9 January 2022

Job Title: Infrastructure Security Specialist

Location: Manchester or Scotland

 Excellent package on offer plus BONUS ...


New Infrastructure Security Specialist (Core) to join our growing team to implement and develop this Global Companies  IT infrastructure security; so both current and future needs can be sustained.  It is an exciting point to join the Element IT team with a real opportunity to contribute. We are looking for an individual with deep and wide expertise in the security space.



The Groups looking for this position to be fundamental in making our IT infrastructure more secure by/through:

  • Identifying and defining infrastructure vulnerabilities, translating them into infrastructure security risks
  • Establishing action plans to address infrastructure related security risks
  • Designing, implementing, and improving security controls related to physical, digital, cyber and cloud environments
  • Formulating and delivering security solutions as part of project and programme work
  • Participating within the IT Security Council designed to oversee, develop, and maintain a secure enterprise-wide IT estate
  • Providing an escalation point for high priority infrastructure related security issues



The role requires an experienced infrastructure security specialist, practised in dealing with and protecting against infrastructure security threats. Requires previous headship in deploying, maintaining, and supporting security solutions across end user compute, data centre (cloud and on-premises), server and network infrastructures.


In terms of specific technologies, experience in the security components of the following would be beneficial:

  • Microsoft stack/ecosystems for end user compute and server environments; including Windows, Windows Server, Azure, Exchange, O365, Active Directory, AzureAD, MS Endpoint Manager (Intune), Azure Sentinel
  • Non-Microsoft Cloud technologies i.e. Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud etc
  • Standard network protocols i.e. TCP/IP, HTTP and SMTP
  • ISO 27001/2, NIST, PCI, SOX, ITGC, or other security frameworks
  • LAN/WAN – Cisco Networking
  • Firewall – Cisco ASA; Sonicwall; Fortigate
  • F5 APM/LTM / MS Defender ATP / Ivanti Endpoint Manager