Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA)
Glasgow or Dalkeith
£32,616 – £37,580
Type of Contract
Part Time/Full Time
Full Time/’Happy to talk flexible working’
Varied place & fixed hours
The Scottish Qualifications Authority is Scotland’s national awarding and accreditation body. We are trusted to oversee thousands of qualifications that are available in schools, colleges and workplaces, not just in this country, but around the world.
We are looking for a Senior Associate Security Engineer to work within the Platform Services team.
The successful candidate will be required to support the provision of operation IT security capabilities across the business as part of the IT Platform Services team to minimise operational, financial and reputational risk. In order to do this you must be able to demonstrate experience in the following specific duties:
Support the resolution of security issues and incidents reported through monitoring and SIEM tools and/or raised by colleagues
Support, implement and maintain remediation action required from vulnerability management sources
Maintain and monitor firewall and antivirus products
Additionally you must be able to demonstrate the following skills and experience:
Using or implementing the Mitre att&ck framework and CIS based build standards would be beneficialGood understanding of either or both Linux or Windows operating systems
Knowledge of networking technologies and protocols
Familiarity with following change management processes and working in an ITIL environment
Applicants, as a minimum, should be educated to SCQF Level 8 ideally in an IT discipline and/or demonstrate equivalent relevant experience of working in a similar IT role and/or be able to demonstrate direct relevant experience for this role.
Also role model the behaviours associated with SQA’s values (Trusted, Progressive and Enabling) in order to develop and sustain a productive and positive culture.
SQA offer a fantastic benefits package in return for your talent whilst also offering hybrid working as default. These include but are not limited to a career average pension scheme; staff well-being and health assistance programmes; development opportunities and 27 days annual leave in addition to 14 days public holiday. Find out more here: SQA Benefits
If you think you’ve got the skills, knowledge and experience required to succeed in this exciting opportunity please apply below.
SQA welcomes applications from every section of the community. SQA has a Gaelic Language Plan and is committed to its purpose.
Tha Plana Gàidhlig aig SQA agus tha sinn a’ creidsinn gu h-àrachdach agus na h-amasan a tha air cur a-mach sa Phlana Nàiseanta don Ghàidhlig.
We are an Equal Opportunities employer and encourage applications from all members of the community. We are committed to the Disability Confident Initiative and offer a guaranteed interview to any applicant who considers themself to be disabled and who meets the competency requirements for the post.