Information Security Specialist
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Full Time
Closes 20/10/21
Full Time
Closes 20/10/21
Who we are looking for
An Information Security Specialist who will focus on the technical side of IT Security, specifically looking at application security and code analysis to ensure applications are built securely.

The team deals with the security of closed-sourced, open-source and in-house written applications. The objective is to ensure that systems and services are built with ‘privacy and security by design’. You will be working with colleagues in all other teams, but specifically Software Development, to confirm that application based vulnerabilities are understood and mitigated. This is done from a security assessment point of view rather than ‘code QA’, therefore code reading skills will be required.

The team comprises of graduates to time-served engineers with backgrounds as developers and security professionals with penetration testing capability.

This role is eligible for inclusion in the Company’s hybrid working from home policy.
Preferred skills and experience
Broad understanding of technology functions as they relate to Information Security.
Use of planned, structured methodologies for conducting and reporting on Web Application Penetration Testing.
Understanding and demonstrable experience of automated, dynamic and static application security testing tools, as well as manual security testing to find vulnerabilities and logical issues.
Examination of packets using Wireshark and other related tools.
Understanding of industry standard Information Security practices.
Offensive Security Certified Professional (OSCP) certification or similar is desirable.
Strong communication skills and personable.
High attention to detail.
Excellent documentation skills.
Ability to work to deadlines.
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Main Responsibilities
Supporting the project process to ensure that Information Security aspects are considered up front and throughout the project lifecycle.
Taking responsibility for the security of the tested product within the project context.
Conducting manual and automated source code review.
Contributing to and utilising bet365 security testing methodologies, creating and updating technical documentation as necessary.
Completing security vulnerability analysis/assessment and taking an active role in external audits as necessary.
Developing an understanding of the wider business.
Liaising with Software Development to ensure that security is considered throughout the lifecycle.
Identifying any security flaws within the business software and manage through appropriately, liaising with external bodies as necessary.
Identifying and developing new tools that could be beneficial in the security testing process.
Staying up to date with new and emerging threats.
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The benefits of working with us
Bonus Schemes
Recognition for your performance and hard work.
Company Pension
Preparing you for later life with a top pension.
Employee Assistance Programme
Supporting the wellbeing of you and your family.
Eye Care
In a digital world, we help take care of your vision.
Income Protection
Your income is protected, just in case.
Life Assurance
Peace of mind for your family in any eventuality.
Tax Free Childcare Scheme
A bit extra in your pocket to help with your little ones.
Life Events and Long Service
To celebrate your big occasions, dedication and hard work.
Hillside (Technology) Ltd opened our North West office in 2016 in the heart of Manchester’s buzzing city centre. In recent years the city has become a hub of technology and creative industries.
Our location
  • Often described as the UK’s second city, living costs in Manchester are around 30% cheaper than London.
  • Our office has plenty of public transport nearby, including trains operating around the country and the Metrolink.
  • Manchester is passionate about sport and has two Premier League football teams.
  • Full of fantastic restaurants and shops, from Spinningfields to the Northern Quarter, there is lots to see and do.
What we get up to
Our Manchester office is home to part of Hillside (Technology) Ltd's Software Development family as well as additional technology units. We work closely with our other Technology sites in Stoke-on-Trent and Bulgaria to deliver our first class product.
Some location benefits
Nearby Restaurants and Shops
Tea and Coffee Service
Great Commuter Links
City Centre Location
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