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Anson Mccade

Senior IT Security Specialist (PCI, IDS/IPS, Network, Forensic)

Anson Mccade

  • Belfast
  • See description
  • Permanent full-time
  • Updated 19/10/2017
  • Blair Gibney
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A fantastic career opportunity has arisen for a Senior IT Security Specialist (PCI, IDS/IPS, Network, Forensics) to join a technological leader in the field of payment acceptance solutions.


Senior IT Security Specialist (PCI, IDS/IPS, Network, Forensic)


This company delivers strategic business solutions to its clients ensuring they are at the forefront of the market.

The Senior IT Security Specialist (PCI, IDS/IPS, Network, Forensics) will be expected to be hands-on and technically skilled.  They will be a leader within the existing security team and must be able to adapt to a variety of demanding environments whilst having a thorough understanding of a variety of security concepts.

The Senior IT Security Specialist (PCI, IDS/IPS, Network, Forensics) will be responsible for:

  • Supervise Product Architects, Software Architects and Software Engineers to ensure they are using secure software development methodologies.
  • Advise all stakeholders on security best practices.
  • Maintain a vulnerability management framework
  • Manage SME’s to ensure compliance under PCI-DSS, PA-DSS and P2PE standards.
  • Develop and maintain information security documentation including policy, standards and guidelines.
  • Conduct information security risk assessments
  • Manage and coordinate the security incident response program.
  • Conduct forensic investigations of incidents and document findings in post incident reports. 
  • Maintain an up to date knowledge of emerging security practices and standards


  • In depth experience in Information Security such as Software Security, Security Engineering, Security Operations, Risk, Compliance.
  • Understanding and knowledge of PCI, PCI DSS, PA DSS, P2P
  • High level experience and detailed working knowledge across multiple technical disciplines (IDS/IPS, Firewalls , SIEM, Enterprise Anti-Malware solutions, DLP, Vulnerability Assessment tools, Technology Compliance tools, FIM)
  • Expertise with tools and processes used in security incident detection and incident response. 
  • Expertise with security event analysis and intrusion detection (IDS/IPS Incident response - triage, incident analysis, remediation, malware analysis) 
  • Ability to perform forensic analysis of security incidents and produce detailed forensic reports. 
  • Working knowledge of networking protocols (i.e. FTP, HTTP, DNS, DHCP, RADIUS, SNMP, SSH, Syslog and SMTP). 



Reference: AMC*BGI/1000401

Type: Permanent

Location: Belfast

Rate: £50,000 - £70,000

Agency: Anson McCade

Telephone: + 44 (0)20 7806 706

Ref: AMC*BGI/1000401
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