Location Dublin, Ireland
Date Posted October 24, 2017
Category Other
Job Type Permanent
Career Level Experienced (Non Manager)
Minimum Experience 2 Years


An exciting opportunity to join a recently incorporated life sciences company delving into the world of genetic research through large scale data analysis and be part of a rapidly growing, highly ambitious group of driven, top-tier individuals.

You will be joining them as an IT Security Engineer, and you will be integral to safeguarding networks and systems across the company, with a particular emphasis on securing confidential medical research data and information.

In this role, you will:

  • Develop internal plans and policies on system security
  • Implement protections for established and emerging security threats
  • Liaise with IT and Development teams to ensure best practices
  • Co-ordinate exercises testing security preparation for users
  • Monitor and co-ordinate responses to infrastructure vulnerabilities
  • Create and maintain security documentation / policy documentation
  • Evaluate new security solutions, providing guidance to the company

You will have:

  • Experience in co-ordinating and developing IT security measures and protocols
  • A BSc in Computer Science (or similar)
  • Experience in designing secured networks, systems and Enterprise architectures
  • Experience with anti-virus, intrusion monitoring, firewalls and content filtration
  • Knowledge of disaster recovery and IT forensics procedures
  • A deep understanding of Linux/OSX Windows Desktop and Server environments
  • A knowledge of implementing security measures in a cloud-based architecture
  • A strong basis in system administration across multiple platforms and applications
  • A very ethical approach to endpoint security and maintaining the integrity of research data
  • Superb communication skills, a keen eye for detail and top notch troubleshooting abilities

Eoghain Cooper is the contact for this role. If you have any questions regarding the role, be sure to get in touch with him via e-mail at [email protected]

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