CURRENT OPPORTUNITIES

Huntswood is always on the lookout for exceptional people to join our team. We consider ourselves a successful family, supporting our people from the very earliest stage to understand their role, develop to their full potential, be rewarded for their contribution and feel valued as individuals.

Location: Berkshire
Job Type: Permanent
Salary: Competitive Salary

Role purpose

The purpose of the role of the Security Engineer is to act as a senior point of architecture, design, escalation, quality assurance for the overall security and 'back of house' technologies and corporate systems.

The core domain of this role is the integration of technology and systems covering the below (not an exhaustive list) in order to deliver a slick and liked yet secure service with great employee experience and up-to-date manageable rules, configurations and policies as approved by the Technology Director:

  • Physical access control
  • Identity management / device access controls including multi-factor authentication via on-site and remote access
  • Device security and malware avoidance
  • Single Sign-on/SAML
  • Mail Security (Inbound / Outbound)
  • SPAM Filtering (ensuring rules are up-to-date and relevant)
  • Network Security & Monitoring
  • IPS/IDS
  • DLP (Data Loss Prevention)
  • Technology related security incidents
  • Infrastructure issues and projects
  • Privileged account logging and control
  • Data sovereignty

Job Description

  • Pro-actively manage the agenda for technology & systems improvements in the Corporate network system domains. Essentially helping deliver a liked set of employee, corporate and client solutions.
  • Engineer, implement and monitor security measures for the protection of computer systems, networks and information.
  • Identify and define system security requirements.
  • Prepare and document standard operating procedures and protocols.
  • Configure and troubleshoot security infrastructure devices.
  • Develop infrastructure & security technical solutions and analyse new security tools to help mitigate security vulnerabilities and automate repeatable tasks.
  • Write comprehensive reports including assessment-based findings, outcomes and propositions for further system and security enhancements.
  • Ensure the technology, systems & support are optimised for customer facing individuals or teams working remotely from the office - from design through to remediation of issues.
  • Work positively with the other Technology teams to ensure end-to-end customer satisfaction with the technology services to employees.
  • Continue to review and improve the technology solution or knowledge base allowing issues to be fixed on first touch and minimising client downtime.
  • Act as a guide and mentor for other team members.
  • Identifies opportunity to improve overall performance through training or technical enhancements.
  • Design and implementation of new solutions and improving resilience of the current environment.
  • Ensure Huntswood's computing facilities are kept secure to reduce the risk of breaches of confidentiality, integrity and availability.
  • Ensure IT projects are progressed professionally and in a timely manner, ensuring projects are delivered on time and to budget.

Essential skills

  • Track record of providing security services in large organisations.
  • Experience in building & maintaining security systems and infrastructure.
  • Detailed technical knowledge of database and operating system security.
  • Experience with network technologies and with system, security, and network monitoring tools.
  • Experience with Mail Security, Web Filtering and DLP technologies
  • Thorough understanding of the latest security principals, techniques and protocols.
  • Familiarity with web related technologies (Web Applications, Web Services, Service Oriented Architectures) and of network/web protocols.
  • Expert understanding of firewall/IPS/IDS principals and practices.
  • Analyse and advise on new security technologies and program conformance.
  • Good understanding of Identity Management / device access controls including multi-factor authentication.
  • Understanding of a Microsoft Windows Active Directory environment.
  • Good understanding of the Microsoft Windows and Office security and patching practices (e.g. Ivanti/Shavlik).
  • Good understanding of Linux (Centos/RedHat preferred) security and patching practices (e.g. Pulp)
  • Scripting experience (PowerShell and Python preferred, utilising SOAP and REST API technologies)
  • Be able to demonstrate excellent problem management skills.
  • Excellent business communication skills, with the skills to communicate at all levels.
  • Excellent time management and prioritisation skills
  • Experience completing external security audits
  • An out-of-the-box thinker with a passion for IT and how information technology and new technology can be used to improve Huntswood.
  • Experience of large and small technology change projects within a fast paced and demanding corporate culture.
  • Capable of taking a holistic approach to IT security, data protection and new initiatives such as GDPR balancing the need for the business system owners to manage their risks rather than emasculating functionality.


Desirable skills

  • Any of the following IT qualifications; CompTIA A+, Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP).
  • Experience of working with ISO27001:2013 onwards.
  • Experience in Financial Services or working in a regulated and secure environment.
  • Good project management skills, utilising tools such as Jira

Core behaviours

  • Confidential, reliable and genuine
  • Dynamic, passionate and determined
  • Friendly, compassionate and cooperative

"It's not just about what we do, but the way we do it. And it's our values that make us special."

Apply via email

Location: Merseyside
Job Type: Permanent
Salary: Competitive Salary

Role purpose

The purpose of the role of the Security Engineer is to act as a senior point of architecture, design, escalation, quality assurance for the overall security and 'back of house' technologies and corporate systems.

The core domain of this role is the integration of technology and systems covering the below (not an exhaustive list) in order to deliver a slick and liked yet secure service with great employee experience and up-to-date manageable rules, configurations and policies as approved by the Technology Director:

  • Physical access control
  • Identity management / device access controls including multi-factor authentication via on-site and remote access
  • Device security and malware avoidance
  • Single Sign-on/SAML
  • Mail Security (Inbound / Outbound)
  • SPAM Filtering (ensuring rules are up-to-date and relevant)
  • Network Security & Monitoring
  • IPS/IDS
  • DLP (Data Loss Prevention)
  • Technology related security incidents
  • Infrastructure issues and projects
  • Privileged account logging and control
  • Data sovereignty

Job Description

  • Pro-actively manage the agenda for technology & systems improvements in the Corporate network system domains. Essentially helping deliver a liked set of employee, corporate and client solutions.
  • Engineer, implement and monitor security measures for the protection of computer systems, networks and information.
  • Identify and define system security requirements.
  • Prepare and document standard operating procedures and protocols.
  • Configure and troubleshoot security infrastructure devices.
  • Develop infrastructure & security technical solutions and analyse new security tools to help mitigate security vulnerabilities and automate repeatable tasks.
  • Write comprehensive reports including assessment-based findings, outcomes and propositions for further system and security enhancements.
  • Ensure the technology, systems & support are optimised for customer facing individuals or teams working remotely from the office - from design through to remediation of issues.
  • Work positively with the other Technology teams to ensure end-to-end customer satisfaction with the technology services to employees.
  • Continue to review and improve the technology solution or knowledge base allowing issues to be fixed on first touch and minimising client downtime.
  • Act as a guide and mentor for other team members.
  • Identifies opportunity to improve overall performance through training or technical enhancements.
  • Design and implementation of new solutions and improving resilience of the current environment.
  • Ensure Huntswood's computing facilities are kept secure to reduce the risk of breaches of confidentiality, integrity and availability.
  • Ensure IT projects are progressed professionally and in a timely manner, ensuring projects are delivered on time and to budget.

Essential skills

  • Track record of providing security services in large organisations.
  • Experience in building & maintaining security systems and infrastructure.
  • Detailed technical knowledge of database and operating system security.
  • Experience with network technologies and with system, security, and network monitoring tools.
  • Experience with Mail Security, Web Filtering and DLP technologies
  • Thorough understanding of the latest security principals, techniques and protocols.
  • Familiarity with web related technologies (Web Applications, Web Services, Service Oriented Architectures) and of network/web protocols.
  • Expert understanding of firewall/IPS/IDS principals and practices.
  • Analyse and advise on new security technologies and program conformance.
  • Good understanding of Identity Management / device access controls including multi-factor authentication.
  • Understanding of a Microsoft Windows Active Directory environment.
  • Good understanding of the Microsoft Windows and Office security and patching practices (e.g. Ivanti/Shavlik).
  • Good understanding of Linux (Centos/RedHat preferred) security and patching practices (e.g. Pulp)
  • Scripting experience (PowerShell and Python preferred, utilising SOAP and REST API technologies)
  • Be able to demonstrate excellent problem management skills.
  • Excellent business communication skills, with the skills to communicate at all levels.
  • Excellent time management and prioritisation skills
  • Experience completing external security audits
  • An out-of-the-box thinker with a passion for IT and how information technology and new technology can be used to improve Huntswood.
  • Experience of large and small technology change projects within a fast paced and demanding corporate culture.
  • Capable of taking a holistic approach to IT security, data protection and new initiatives such as GDPR balancing the need for the business system owners to manage their risks rather than emasculating functionality.


Desirable skills

  • Any of the following IT qualifications; CompTIA A+, Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP).
  • Experience of working with ISO27001:2013 onwards.
  • Experience in Financial Services or working in a regulated and secure environment.
  • Good project management skills, utilising tools such as Jira

Core behaviours

  • Confidential, reliable and genuine
  • Dynamic, passionate and determined
  • Friendly, compassionate and cooperative

"It's not just about what we do, but the way we do it. And it's our values that make us special."

Apply via email

Location: Berkshire
Job Type: Contract
Salary: Competitive Salary

Role purpose

The Procurement & Supply Chain Manager is accountable for the management of Huntswood's supplier base and strategic partnerships.


The job holder will provide management to the negotiation, onboarding, contract performance delivery and governance of the Huntswood supplier base and Huntswood strategic partnerships, ensuring a quality service is provided to the business across all requirements.

Job description

  • Provide day-to-day management of the commercial, legal and financial aspects of Huntswood supplier base and strategic partnerships.
  • Continue with the ongoing audit requirements of the business in relation to supplier management in turn developing a continued approach to maintaining the risk profile of the supply chain recommending improvements to the process and policy
  • Driving value in the supplier base and strategic partnerships by providing proactive leadership in procurement, contracts, governance whilst embedding process and best practice
  • To develop strong relationships between the Legal team and its customers (internally and externally) to provide supplier governance, improving processes and driving efficiencies and added value
  • Prepare, review and negotiate a variety of commercial contracts and documentation (SLA's, KPI's, Intellectual Property protections) to assist and support various business activities. Identifying, quantifying and mitigating risks, escalating as appropriate and aligning risk with business strategy
  • Develop and improve supplier engagement strategies and where appropriate, build and present executive business cases for strategic partnerships
  • Provide and interpret legal information, conduct training and disseminate appropriate legal advice to stakeholders as required ensuring it is understood, including flow down of risk and translation of obligations to the business
  • Provide subject matter expertise and provide board level management information relating to the operation of the supplier base and strategic partnerships (GDPR, data collection, reports, KPI and SLA management).
  • As required, support the negotiation and execution of client contracts which form part of a strategic partnership proposal
  • Ensure alignment between Huntswood's client and supplier contracts in terms of risk management
  • Complete all required duties associated with an in-house legal function, such as; filing, risk reporting, contract management system use, input into legal team direction and willingness to form part of a strategic function.

Essential skills

  • A service-oriented individual with previous experience of managing a suite of suppliers across a spectrum of industries, including strategic partnerships. Ideally, focused on and driven by developing a highly effective supplier base
  • Excellent relationship management and communication skills necessary for interaction with internal and external customers.
  • Knowledge of, and experience in contract negotiation, preparation and administration
  • A sound working knowledge in commercial contract law, including relevant commercial aspects relating to suppliers and strategic partnerships (GDPR, Intellectual Property, SLA's)
  • Ability to prioritise tasks and work under pressure to tight deadlines


Desirable skills

  • Experienced in managing a range of business to business contract types including the provision services of a similar nature to Huntswood's, supplier services and technology services
  • Experience of working within regulated industries (financial services, utilities,
  • Proven track record of working within a commercial in-house legal team with demonstrable experience of developing strategic partnerships within a supplier base

Core behaviours

To work with Huntswood's employees are described as dependable, driven and collaborative. The job holder should be able to demonstrate they are;

  • Confidential, reliable and genuine
  • Dynamic, passionate and determined
  • Friendly, compassionate and cooperative

"It's not just about what we do, but the way we do it. And it's our values that make us special."

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FOCUS ON THE BUSINESS

Everyone in our business has a valuable role to play in helping us to achieve our aims as an organisation. We believe we are most successful when everyone can see how their work contributes and how we are progressing toward our goals. We foster a culture of innovation and change by actively encouraging our people to be involved in the company’s development.

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FOCUS ON INDIVIDUALS

We want our business to be built by talented individuals who bring their own unique skills, experiences and views to their roles. We actively support career development and progression based on individual aspirations.

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COLLABORATION AND TEAMWORK

We are an inclusive employer and encourage our employees to thrive and be themselves. We run a number of executive-sponsored Diversity Networking Groups. We also enjoy spending time together through social activities, volunteering opportunities and an active programme of charity work which we encourage our people to get involved in.

DON’T SEE THE RIGHT ROLE FOR YOU RIGHT NOW?

If you like what you see about working at Huntswood but there isn’t a vacancy to match your aspirations at the moment, we’d still like to hear from you. We are always looking to recruit across all areas of our business, so let us know where you think you might fit:

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