IT Security and Data Privacy Specialist

HERO

Job Detail

Location Limerick
Salary Negotiable
Posted
Role Type Permanent
Contact Michael Brennan
email hire@hero.ie

IT Security and Data Privacy Specialist

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Job ID: JOB-12866

IT Security and Data Privacy Specialist

 

What we’re looking for

 

As Our client continues to expand, we are looking for an enthusiastic IT Security and Data Privacy Specialist to join our IT Operations department.

 

Position overview

 

Reporting to our IT Security Officer, the IT Security and Data Privacy Specialist will:

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  • Assist the IT Security Officer in processing documentation and assessing systems for suitability and compliance as well as risk identification.
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  • Assist with carrying out investigations where breaches of security and/or data are involved.
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  • Deputize for the IT Security Officer in liaising with the Data Protection Commission (DPC) in Ireland where necessary.
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  • Assist in auditing of external suppliers as well as internal departmental audits.
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  • Assist in the preparation and updating of required documentation to comply with Data Privacy and other laws in Ireland and elsewhere.
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The successful candidate will bring their experience in Data Privacy and IT Security to complement and enhance the existing capabilities in Our client. We are seeking a detail-oriented self-starter who can function well as a member of a team or working alone. The ideal candidate should be demonstrably passionate about data privacy and should have a strong IT systems background in order to be fully aware of the issues that arise in the course of the work. Experience of working in a regulated environment is preferred though not essential as training will be given. If this sounds like you, we want to hear from you!

 

 

Responsibilities

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  • Contribute to the implementation and continuous improvement of the Quality Management System (QMS).
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  • Generate and implement policies, procedures, and guidelines for our client’s IT Security Management and Data Privacy interests.
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  • Assist with the assurance of customer data confidentiality, integrity, and availability.
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  • Review, approval, and management of IT and Data Privacy related project documentation and other project deliverables.
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  • Assist the IT Security Officer with ensuring that all IT Security and Data privacy related documentation is delivered into the QMS.
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  • Assist with internal audits and compilation of appropriate Management reviews.
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  • Assist with regulatory and customer audit support, ensuring audit readiness at all times.
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  • Assist with conducting external vendor audits.
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  • Assist with the assessment of compliance systems on an ongoing basis to identify opportunities for process improvement.
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  • Assist in providing training in compliance systems/methodologies to company personnel.
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  • Assist in reporting to Management on the state of compliance based on internal audits.
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  • Assist in investigation and resolution of information system incidents and/or data breaches and communication with the relevant authorities as required.
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  • Assist in the sourcing/designing and provision of Information Security and Data Privacy education and training.
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  • Assist in updating Information Security, Data Privacy, and General Security logs.
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  • Assist with risk identification and participation/collaboration with a risk team.
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  • Assist with advice to management on Information Security and Data Privacy matters.
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  • Assist with compilation and dissemination internally of Information Security and Data Privacy newsletters.
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Minimum qualifications

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  • Diploma/Degree or higher in a science, engineering, IT, or similar discipline.
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  • 5+ years of experience working with IT Systems in a quality driven environment.
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  • Understanding of ISO27001 requirements and/or IT Security implementations.
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  • Understanding of ISO9001 requirements and/or requirements for Systems Qualification in a regulated environment.
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  • Knowledge and understanding of IT systems and data security.
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  • Ability to work well independently or on a team.
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  • Relevant Data Privacy/Protection qualification(s) and/or verifiable experience.
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Nice to haves

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  • A passion for quality in a leading-edge software development and IT support organization.
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  • Data Protection Officer (DPO) or related qualification.
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  • A confident outgoing personality.
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  • Good interpersonal skills.
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  • Industry standard IT related qualification(s) e.g., Microsoft, AWS, Cisco etc.
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What we offer you

 

Our client truly values ideas and collaboration so we’ve created an environment that builds, protects, and celebrates teamwork. Our strong culture is central to our continued success. 

 

We offer programs and rewards that one would expect from a highly successful and growing technology company. 

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  • A fantastic culture, team, and energy.
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  • Competitive compensation.
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  • Comprehensive benefits package.
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  • Flexible work arrangements.
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  • Training and professional development.
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For further information on this role in IT Security & Data Privacy Specialist please contact Michael Brennan on Hire@hero.ie  or 086-440 3742

 

Check out all our open jobs on our HERO Recruitment website – https://www.hero.ie/

 

Please Note: Under its obligation under the Data Protection legislation, HERO Recruitment will not forward your details to any company without your prior approval.

 

Data can only be transferred outside of the EEA on the basis of standards contractual clauses, to a country for whom an adequacy decision has been given by the European Commission or where the express permission of the data subject has been given.  You have supplied us with your personal data in the process of applying for a position.  Our client company may have personnel outside of the EEA who will review you data.  We will apply the appropriate criteria in respect of the data transfer depending on the location of those personnel.

Michael Brennan

JOB-12866

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IT Security and Data Privacy Specialist

Michael Brennan

Role Type Permanent
Contact Michael Brennan
email hire@hero.ie
mobile +353 86 440 37 42
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