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Security Specialist

  • Location:

    Reading, United Kingdom

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    Charlie Sweeney

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  • Published:

    12 days ago

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ROLE – IT Security Specialist

LOCATION – Reading

SALARY - £45,000 - £60,000


My client is looking for a Security Specialist to join their growing team in Reading.


The Security Specialist will ideally have experience with the following skills/experience:


  • Working within a fast-paced environment
  • Pen Testing / Penetration Testing
  • Docker, Kubernetes
  • CI/CD tools such as Jenkins, Bamboo, VSTS
  • An understanding of Angular, NodeJS, .NET Core & Spring Boot (beneficial)


The Security Specialist will be responsible for:


  • You make sure that the security mindset is adopted and embedded within the organisation.
  • Building and maintaining a security enablement framework that provides clients, teams, and security professionals to set security requirements consistently.
  • Carrying out penetration testing on applications and working with developers to solve issues
  • Evaluating and testing new security tools
  • Creating a consistent, secure development approach by leading and facilitating the security champions guild


The Security Specialist role is similar to that of a SecOps skillset and would be suitable for professionals with IT security experience who have worked in DevOps positions, or likewise DevOps Engineers who have had experience within IT Security.


This Security Specialist position offers a starting salary between £45k & £60k as well as some outstanding benefits. If you are interested in this Security Specialist position please apply now with an updated CV, your availability, and your salary expectations.