Information Security Specialist, Jobs, 9401

Information Security Specialist - Glasgow

Competitive salary and benefits

Date Posted: Monday 13 November 2023

, Ref: 9401

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Cumbernauld, Glasgow

Hybrid working - 3 days per week on site. 

Nine Twenty Technology & Digital are delighted to be partnering with a prestigious global FMCG company in the recruitment of an Information Security Specialist. 

The Role:

To provide technical support and advice on Information Security activities within GTS and across the business, covering the full range of security tasks including implementation and technical testing activities, investigation and response actions while working with on-site teams to drive continuous improvement in all areas and compliance to all relevant standards.


  • Provide technical expertise relating to the implementation and operation of technical security controls to the required business standard
  • Provide technical support ensuring understanding and investigation of information security vulnerabilities and threats are resolved in a timely manner
  • Provide advice to support teams on how to remediate and reduce identified vulnerabilities improving business reaction to security threats
  • Work with the GTS team and the Information Security Leader to provide support to relevant Information Security processes; supporting and contributing towards agreed security targets and results
  • Produce technical documentation to a high standard, covering detailed technical parameters to be implemented on security technologies in line with required standards
  • Contribute to team meetings; supporting the implementation of team objectives, plans and continuous improvement
  • Develop knowledge and build skills in GTS processes, applications and infrastructure as required, using this acquired knowledge to help build associated information security processes and procedures
  • Liaising with 3rd party support and product organisations such as Force Point and Microsoft to investigate and resolve technical issues relating to the security and interworking of applicable technical solutions.
  • Provide technical leadership on security incident response and investigation, ensuring that appropriate response actions and mitigations are enacted in a timely manner


  • Degree qualified in cyber security, computing science or relevant work experience in IT and information security
  • Skilled in one or more of the following - Microsoft Office 365 configuration & troubleshooting - Microsoft Office 365 Advanced Threat Protection - Microsoft Windows Advanced Threat Protection - Microsoft Active Directory - Cisco internetworking including routers, switches and ASA series firewalls.
  • Strong understanding of TCP/IP inter-networking and troubleshooting - Interpretation and Handling of Penetration Testing Exercises and Findings Experience of Windows 10 enterprise deployment and support, including appropriate support tools
  • Able to demonstrate a good understanding of common information security vulnerabilities, threats and controls
  • Able to demonstrate an awareness of one or more relevant information security standards such as NIST, ISO27001, COBIT and the CIS Top 20
  • CISA, CRISC or CCNA Security qualified

Package on offer:

  • Bonus
  • Private health
  • Life assurance
  • Product allowance
  • Cycle to work
  • Child care vouchers


To be considered for this opportunity, please apply today, or contact Freddie Barclay