Information Security Lead

Job Category:
Job Type:
Level of IT Experience:
5-10 Years
Central Dublin
€700 to €700 per day
Salary Description:
Competitive Salary
itContracting – an eir evo company
Job Ref:
ITC 4698

itContracting are currently seeking applicants for a Information Security Lead This is a day rate contract for the period of 6 months  with our client in Dublin 2.

- Leads and manages the client’s overall approach to data security and information protection.
- Plans, analyses, designs, configures, tests, implements, and maintains information security infrastructure responsive to the organisation’s requirements and applicable regulations.
- Aligns standards, frameworks, and security with the client’s strategy.
- Design security architecture elements to mitigate threats as they emerge.
- Ensure policies around data protection and information security are up to date and fit for purpose.
- Define and document best practices and support procedures for security policies and manuals.
- Lead the identification of data security and information protection risks across the organisation, and lead the development of mitigation plans, escalating issues as appropriate.
- Act as a subject matter expert on data security for projects looking to implement new tools, systems, or processes.
- Input into the implementation of systems to protect data from unauthorised users.
- Develop and maintain process maps which shows how data flows through the organisation.
- Lead and facilitate organisational training and communications around data security and information protection issues.
- Participate and support incident response planning, business continuity planning and disaster recover.
- Maintain data and monitor security access.
- Develop and implement tools to assist in detection, prevention, and analysis of security threats.
- Support teams to develop and deliver continuous improvement and strategic initiatives and projects.
- Develop and implement project plans, risk assessments and contingency plans.
- Under the direction of the Head of ICT, carry out special continuous improvement projects to continually improve ICT operations.
- Mentor/cross train team members on existing and new technologies.


- Stakeholder management: ability to work with diverse stakeholders, within and outside of the organisation, to achieve solutions to organisational-wide challenges.
- Project or programme management methodologies and approaches.
- Identifying risks in data security management processes, developing, and implementing remedial action
- Knowledge of GDPR
- Technical writing (Procedures & Documentation)
- Windows servers 2012/2016/2019, Windows desktop operating systems, Windows 10, 11
- Experience with Hyper V, VMware, MS Azure Cloud
- MS Exchange On-Prem & Online, Office 365, and SMTP Gateways.
- Office 365 Security & Compliance
- Supporting a wide array of business applications and systems.
- Firewall & other security appliances.
- White- and Blacklisting e-mail policies
- Network security principles.
- Patch management & release upgrade strategies.
- Backup and restore technologies.

Candidates must be eligible to work in Ireland or currently hold a Stamp 1G/4 Visa to apply.

For more information please apply here or contact Niall Moloney

eir evo / itContracting is an equal opportunity employer who seeks to recruit and appoint the best available person for a job regardless of marital / civil partnership status, sex (including pregnancy), age, religion, belief, race, nationality and ethnic or national origin, colour, sexual orientation or disability. eir evo / itContracting apply all relevant Data Protection laws when processing your Personal Data.

If you choose to apply to this opportunity and share your CV or other personal information with eir evo / itContracting, these details will be held by us in accordance with our privacy policy used by our recruitment team to contact you regarding this or other relevant opportunities at eir evo / itContracting.

Ref: ITC 4698

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Contact Details:
itContracting – an eir evo company
Tel: 1890 911 211
Contact: Niall Moloney

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