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Civic Centre, Windmillhill Street, Motherwell, ML1 1AB
£34,202 - £39,610 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
35 hours per week
Work From Home:

This position has expired.

Job Advertisement

Do you currently work or have experience with Web Security and Firewall Management Solutions? Have you had exposure to Cloud and Secure Access Service Edge (SASE) technologies? The Council has an exciting opportunity for someone to demonstrate their skills in this area and assist with the Council’s digital transformation programme.

As a hybrid worker, you will be based form home with a secondary base in the Civic Centre offices in Motherwell.  As an integral part of the Secure Access Team in Infrastructure Services, this role involves the design, development, maintenance and support of a network security Infrastructure which supports the delivery of Council services and protects its informational assets.

With an SVQ4, HND or equivalent in an ICT related subject and a background in ICT, you should have good knowledge in some of the following areas: Web Filtering, Firewall Management, IPS/IDS, VPN, ZTNA and Cloud architecture.  Exposure to Cyber Security incidents management alongside understanding of a Security Operation Centre function is essential for this post. Training and qualifications in other related best practice subjects such as Prince2, ITIL, management and leadership will be advantageous.  

As a developing IT Professional you will be able to demonstrate technical analytical and problem-solving skills, be self-motivated and organised, be able to work to targets and react appropriately and quickly to challenges. Good oral and written communication skills are also essential.

In summary, this is a fantastic opportunity for an individual to move into a team with a technically challenging workload and projects lined up to help the council realise its Digital and Cloud First ambitions.

The successful candidate will be subject to a criminal conviction check through Disclosure Scotland.

This is a re-advertisement, previous applicants need not re-apply.


Working here at North Lanarkshire Council

If you’re considering a career with us, you’ll be keen to know what’s in it for you.  We have a great package of benefits available, from health and wellbeing to finances and family.  This includes 26 days annual leave and 6 public holidays*, and a wide range of offers available to you through our NLLife reward site.  We also have a full package of learning and development through our learning academy LearnNL to help you reach your full potential and further your career.

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North Lanarkshire Council are Happy to Talk Flexible Working, we operate a
Smarter Working Policy.

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*For all casual/sessional roles, you will receive 12.1% of your hourly rate for every hour worked in total recompense for annual leave, including public holidays. These rates will be indicated separately on your payslip.  You will only be paid for the hours that you work.

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We are a Disability Confident Leader and offer a guaranteed interview to applicants who consider themselves to be disabled and who meet the minimum requirements for the position.

We have also adopted the Armed Forces Community Covenant to show our support for service personnel, veterans and their families. We offer a guaranteed interview for service leavers, spouses, reservists and veterans, as long as they meet the essential criteria of the person specification/job description.

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The following link contains our Easy Read documents which will help explain the process and what happens during the selection process.

Easy Read – My NL