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Head of Infrastructure & Data Security

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Do you want to work for a fantastic company? Then read on...Job Summary:In this multi-faceted role, you’ll take ownership for, and ensure that MDS Global IT Infrastructure remains highly available, performs in support of committed service level objectives, and is secure in the face of known and emerging cyber threats.:You’ll ensure that implemented operational procedures, supporting technologies, and a trained and engaged team, monitor, detect, and take proactive measures preventing incidents from impacting service availability to customers (internal/external). And in our ‘new normal’ world, you will ensure that employees globally have secure, remote access to corporate and production systems whenever they need it.Additionally, you will own the internal infrastructure needs, as well as support for our Managed Service operations including connectivity with client organisations.With a passion for technology and cyber security, you will research and investigate emerging infrastructure security topics, threats, capabilities, and solution options to create and update policy and governance, technology strategies, infrastructure architecture, and vulnerability assessments. You’ll provide management and leadership of your team, as well as overseeing IT procurement and asset management and will work closely with the Risk Management and Compliance team to ensure that we maintain our ISO27001 accreditation and remain compliant in all audits.Together with the CTO, you will ensure that hosting environment segregation is retained, both physically & logically serving the needs of both our Managed Service operations where data protection is paramount and our internal software development organisation where speed of change is critical.In addition, you’ll oversee the IT capital & infrastructure operational budgets, sourcing cost effective solutions and services, and continually working to ensure that the value proposition of technology services delivered to customers is realised.This role will contribute to the Volaris Group Portfolio IT Security Council, providing support to the Portfolio VP IT and Data Security in all aspects of infrastructure and Data Security needs, establishing a fit for purpose portfolio level secure infrastructure as well as supporting in any M&A activity specifically relating to technical due diligence activities.About you:Extensive senior infrastructure management experience of working within a 24/7 high-availability, multi-site enterprise class environment, including application and server hosting, voice and data networks, security and information protectionKnowledge of cyber security current and emerging topics, threats and solutions, as well as experience in implementing theseExperience with the following technologies/capabilities is deemed essential: Windows & Linux server operating systems, Active Directory, Orchestration (tools/techniques), Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)Knowledge and preferably hands on experience of software developmentSolid leadership skills, able to communicate ideas to technical staff, business users and executives with equal clarityWorking knowledge of Storage Area Network (SAN) and related technologies, Cisco-based network technologies, high availability and disaster recovery architecture, communication and related technologiesStrong working knowledge of change management and audit with strong security awarenessAn understanding of data protection and information governanceExposure to ITIL concepts and adoptionKnowledge and experience of IT Standards ISO 27001 ISO 22301 ISO 9001 and Risk ManagementA passion for technology and security safeguarding with a desire to deliverExcellent communication and influencing skillsExcellent relationship management skills, both internally and externallyAbility to think creatively, anticipate changes and produce solutionsGood analytical and reporting skillsCompany:MDS Global LtdWorker Type:RegularNumber of Openings Available:1Are you up for the challenge? – Click apply now! Posted 30+ Days Ago Full time R26094 About Us MDS Global is a leading BSS-as-a-Service provider of VNO, B2B and IoT solutions. We look after all aspects of monetisation, assurance and customer steering for complex products and services. We offer a digital operating model in a DevOps context, which enhances stakeholder experiences and provides unprecedented business agility Our culture: We work and play hard, with a great working environment, we enable our people to fulfil their potential through flexible working and development opportunities. Our core values are central to who we are and how we do business. At MDS Global, you will be expected to collaborate positively, have a passion to succeed, be prepared to take smart risks, possess leadership qualities, be able to flex your expertise and use your strong sense of customer focus to exceed expectations, every day. Company life assurance 25 days holiday per year, plus bank holidays (rising to 30 days) Performance related bonus Generous discount scheme at many high street retailers Discounted local gym membership “Dawes Rewards” electrical retail discount scheme Free on-site parking (Warrington) Excellent transport links Cycle to work scheme On-site shower facilities and lockers We will retain unsuccessful applicant’s details for 6 months at which point these will be destroyed and will not be shared with any third parties without the applicants consent. MDS Global is an equal opportunity employer, we recruit, hire, train, promote and provide all other privileges of employment to qualified people without regard to age, race, creed, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, disability, marital status, citizenship status, ethnicity, familial status, religion, sexual orientation or any other classification for which discrimination is prohibited.

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Warrington, England, Warrington, WA1, United Kingdom

  • Ad ID:  18313396
  • Ad Type:  Offered
  • Posted on:  11/12/2020, 03:25
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