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Junior Security Engineer x2
Whiteknights Reading UK

Job reference: SRF34452

Location: Whiteknights Reading UK

Closing date: 18/01/2021

Job live date: 21/12/2020

Salary: £25,217 to £30,048 per annum

Employment type: AAS-Technical

Department: Digital Technology Services

Division: Service Delivery & Operations

Hours per week: 36

Employment Basis/Type: Full time, Permanent

Digital Technology Services supports the University of Reading with centralised IT infrastructure and an important component is the provision of high-quality network services and management of all local and wide area network connections, fixed-line voice networks, associated hardware, software and communication infrastructure.

The IT Security Team ensures the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of information assets.

The role of Junior IT Security Engineer is to support and maintain these services under the guidance of the team manager and other engineers in the team.

You will have :

  1. Understanding of security systems and services
  2. Exposure to security, network or cloud infrastructure administration
  3. Excellent communication skills including presentation of technical issues for non-specialist audiences
  4. Ability to create clear and concise documentation
  5. IT background through education, work and ability to talk about experience.

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Alternative informal contact details

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Operations Manager

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Office Manager

Contact name:

Kevin Mortimer

Contact name:

Sheila Millican

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Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-UK candidates who do not already have permission to work in the UK should note that by reference to the applicable SOC code for this role, sponsorship will not be possible under the Skilled Worker Route. There is further information about this on the UK Visas and Immigration Website. 

The University is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce, supports the gender equality Athena SWAN Charter and the Race Equality Charter, and is a Diversity Champion for Stonewall, the leading LGBT+ rights organisation. Applications for job-share, part-time and flexible working arrangements are welcomed and will be considered in line with business needs.


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