Website Reed Recruitment - Newcastle

The company:

This Microsoft partner creates solutions for international businesses across the UK. They provide Cloud, M365 and Cyber Solutions, and have huge growth plans for FY 23/34. They have always been at the cutting edge of working practices, adopting hybrid working years ago, funding extensive training and giving their people the chance to progress the way THEY want to. Being a leader in their industry, they regularly host events and webinars and engage with their community. They are looking for proactive and passionate people to support them in their growth plans.

The role:

The primary focus of this role is to design, implement, and fortify robust security measures. As part of their commitment to excellence, they provide senior-level support to both our esteemed customers and the internal team. Your role will include both Internal/External Penetration Tests and Cyber Essentials assessments, in addition to other Cyber Security offerings. This multifaceted position also involves elements of presales and general consultancy.

You will collaborate closely with the Network and Security Manager to enhance the security posture of the internal infrastructure. You will also have direct communication with the Platform and Infrastructure Manager to ensure seamless security maintenance and improvements.


  • Conduct¬†Cyber Essentials & Cyber Essentials Plus Assessments¬†for our customer base.
  • Perform¬†network security audits.
  • Conduct¬†external and internal penetration tests.
  • Provide support during¬†major security incidents¬†across all incident response phases.
  • Proactively monitor internal infrastructure using toolsets, remediate issues, and provide recommendations.
  • Design, implement, and provide support for¬†customer security solutions.
  • Serve as a¬†senior security escalation point¬†for the Service Desk.
  • Configure and maintain¬†SIEM systems.
  • Participate in¬†presales meetings¬†with customers.

Required Skills:

  • Certified¬†Cyber Essentials Assessor.
  • Certified¬†Cyber Essentials Lead Assessor.
  • Experience in¬†scoping and conducting penetration tests.
  • Strong understanding of¬†SIEM and EDR solutions.
  • Experienced in designing and delivering¬†cybersecurity solutions¬†across diverse environments.
  • Proficient in both¬†on-premise and cloud technologies.
  • Excellent organisational skills, effective communication, and a strong customer service focus.

Desired Qualifications:

  • OSCP
  • eJPT

Benefits include:

  • Unlimited annual leave (yes seriously)
  • Flexible working options
  • Social events
  • Accreditations and Training
  • Career progression plan
  • Healthcare benefits
  • Wellbeing benefits
  • Great pension scheme
  • Employee discount and freebies
  • Quarterly Staff awards
  • Hiking trips

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