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Endpoint Security Specialist (Fully remote)

Job Description

Endpoint Security Specialist - (Fully remote)

Permanent

Hatfield or Fully remote

Are you an Endpoint Security Specialist looking for work in an In-house team for one of the major players in IT Consultancies in the UK. If you have expertise in Enterprise tooling and Threat management on the Azure side don't hesitate to check this role out

You will be responsible for the day-to-day security of the company's laptop and desktop computing estate globally. This will primarily relate to operating system patch management, anti-virus definitions and compliance, local administrator and power user rights management, and end-user software whitelisting. Furthermore, the Endpoint Protection Specialist will monitor threat management systems, with a focus on early detection of intrusions through endpoint breaches, and monitoring and reporting of associated risk vectors.

This is a service management and technical expert role with specific knowledge in Endpoint Security. The role is responsible to the business being the last line of defence against malicious code intrusions to the workplace computing estate that may cause significant disruption, loss of function, loss of reputation, or cascaded breach to customers and suppliers.

Key Responsibilities and accountabilities:

  • Deliver and maintain an Endpoint Protection solution for all internal staff globally;
  • Be the last line of defence for all 17,000 workplace computing devices deployed across all countries, using cutting-edge technology to detect Endpoint-based threats as they appear;
  • Be responsible for the management of the Endpoint Threat Management system or systems deployed to protect the workplace estate;
  • Respond to and resolve all issues related to endpoint intrusion or threat detection;
  • Develop the corporate Endpoint Protection capability in line with the department's strategic roadmap;
  • Be competent in relevant technologies (anti-virus, patch management, endpoint policy compliance, etc);

Key skills/experience required:

  • 5+ years of relevant experience in an Endpoint Security position;
  • 5+ years of subject matter expertise with an Active Directory technology;
  • Expertise in threat management with a proven track record of risk reduction in a workplace environment;
  • Expertise in associated enterprise tooling (Anti-virus, SCCM, software management;
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Azure and Azure Active Directory, as well as Azure Security Centre and associated monitoring and management capabilities;
  • Excellent report writing skills, with competencies in Excel and PowerPoint;

Successful candidates will be subject to background checks and clearances