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Ref no:
POL00267
Published:
5/5/2022
Closes:
24/5/2022
Location:
Flexible across Scotland, G40 4EH
Salary:
£45,607 - £51,826 per year
Contract Type:
Permanent
Position Type:
Full Time
Hours:
35 hours per week

This position has expired.

ABOUT THE JOB

In this role you will be a key contributor to ensuring Police Scotland ICT systems remain cyber resilient. The successful candidate will have advanced knowledge, and experience, in performing penetration testing and security assessments.

You will form part of the internal Cyber Assurance governance process and assess and penetration test Police Scotland systems and applications. You will report on the results and provide an objective, independent opinion, recommending the appropriate remediation, risk management and governance.

The successful candidate will join a dynamic, high performance team and work in many key cyber security areas including: Ethical Hacking, Penetration Testing, Security Campaigns, Password Auditing and Cracking, Vulnerability Mitigation and Remediation Advice

This post is flexible across Scotland

ABOUT YOU

You will be educated to Degree level (or equivalent) in an IT Security related subject focusing on Ethical Hacking OR Demonstrable experience in an IT security field.

Extensive experience of designing, developing, implementing and maintaining Penetration Testing frameworks.

A good working knowledge of Information Security best practices.

A driving licence is required

This full time post is permanent and requires Management Level and Security Clearance Vetting. You will work 35 hours per week, Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm.

The following competencies at level 2 will be used for the selection process:

We are emotionally aware

We take ownership

We are collaborative

We deliver, support and inspire

We analyse critically

We are innovative and open minded

BENEFITS

- Competitive salary and guaranteed allowances

- Annual salary increments

- Local Government Pension Scheme

- 28 days annual leave and 6 public holidays on appointment

- Wide range of family friendly policies

- Employee Assistance Programme

- Access to range of staff associations

- Scottish Police Recreation Association

- Scottish Police Credit Union 

- Cycle to Work Scheme

Please find below a list of our ICT locations throughout Scotland. Candidates can discuss their preferred location at interview.  The location however cannot be guaranteed and is subject to space being available.

• Aberdeen, Nelson Street

• Dumfries, Cornwall Mount

• Dundee, Rushton Court

• Edinburgh, Bilston Glen

• Edinburgh, Fettes Ave

• Glasgow, Dalmarnock

• Glasgow, FCTC Complex, Helen Street

• Glenrothes, Detroit Road

• Inverness, Perth Road

• Scottish Crime Campus, Gartcosh

• Scottish Police College, Tulliallan

• Stirling, Randolphfield

INTERVIEW GUARANTEE

The Scottish Police Authority / Police Scotland is committed to positive action in the recruitment and selection of people with disabilities. We guarantee an interview to any applicant who has a disability, as defined under the Equality Act 2010, and who meets the essential criteria for the post. Please regard this as an opportunity to let us help you. Tell us of any aspects which could present difficulties and any suggestions for overcoming these.

RESIDENCY AND ELIGIBILITY TO WORK IN THE UK

Applicants must be a British citizen, a member of the EU or other states in the EEA, a Commonwealth citizen or a foreign national free of restrictions. You should also have been resident in the UK for a minimum of five years immediately prior to application.

 

TO APPLY

Please visit the Police Scotland Career Site for Job Reference Number - 1068

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