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Senior IT Security & Infrastructure Officer

Basingstoke, Hampshire
£40,000 to £45,000
Job Type
5 Sep 2022

Your new companyBasingstoke & Deane Council are looking to recruit for a new IT Infrastructure and Security Engineer. This is your opportunity to join an organisation who is interested in helping you progress your skillset and knowledge within the world of Infrastructure and Cyber Security whilst having a major impact within the local community.Basingstoke & Deane Council are well known for their innovative approach to community engagement and the excellent treatment and benefits which they offer to their employees. If you are looking for an organisation where there is room to grow and develop then this could be an excellent opportunity for you.Basingstoke & Deane are currently taking action to work towards making the council a carbon neutral borough by 2030 but are leading by example aiming to achieve this target by 2025.Your new roleYour official title will be Senior IT and Security Infrastructure Officer, but the council is looking for a strong Infrastructure Engineer who is interested in developing their Cyber Security skills and to help you progress within this department. You will be providing specialist support to the Council's Infrastructure and Systems ensuring that they are able to run smoothly and effectively.You will manage and contribute to the development and implementation of the Councils Security Architecture from end user devices to the core Infrastructure system. You will be offered the opportunity to continuously develop and learn new technologies to allow you to offer support and advice within multiple departments.You will be playing a key part in identifying problems and offering a technical solution to resolve the more complex problems which may arise within the system or Infrastructure team.What you'll need to succeedTo succeed within this role, you will need to an understanding of some of the different aspects within cyber security and have a background within Infrastructure (Helpdesk/Engineer).Having a qualification in Cyber would be advantageous but not essential.You must have a good understanding of IT systems either from a Cyber or Infrastructure perspective and it would be advantageous if you have experience dealing with CISCO, HP Network or Microsoft Azure. You must be confident and experienced within an IT Infrastructure environment, but you are looking to further develop your career within Cyber Security.Having experience within a Local Authority and having experience managing the Public Sector Network is advantageous but not essential. For this role you do not need to be an established Cyber Security Engineer but having the relevant experience, Knowledge and the drive to progress your skills would be essential when proceeding with this role.What you'll get in return

  • Hybrid Working
  • Chance to Progress your skills
  • Career Progression
  • Excellent Pension
  • 26 Days holiday
  • Healthcare cashplan scheme
  • Benefits Platform
What you need to do nowIf you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

Contact: Leon Gardiner

Office: Ground Floor, Waverley House, 115 - 119 Holdenhurst Road


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  • Job Reference: 704561192-2
  • Date Posted: 5 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Basingstoke & Deane Council
    Basingstoke & Deane Council
  • Location: Basingstoke, Hampshire
  • Salary: £40,000 to £45,000
  • Sector: I.T. & Communications
  • Job Type: Permanent