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IT Security Engineer

IT Services


£33,966 to £37,099 per annum

Permanent campus based role

Post Type
Full Time

Closing Date
Sunday 28 July 2024


We’re here to create and harness knowledge, to deliver opportunity for everyone. 

About the Role

This is an exciting opportunity for an IT Security Engineer to join our IT Services Team, this is a growing team with a wide range of responsibilities across the University. This role provides an excellent platform giving you the ability to acquire and develop a multitude of skills to further your career. 

You will work closely across all IT Service divisions to plan, deliver and support a range of security related projects, acting as one of the University’s subject matter experts in information security and provide advice on IT Security polices, strategies and procedures to maintain compliance standards and certifications, and further promote IT security awareness and best practice across all levels of the institution. 

For informal enquiries about this vacancy, please contact: Steve Daniels, IT Security Manager at

About You

As IT Security Engineer you will have:

  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills, demonstrate initiative and have a deep curiosity of all things technical 
  • Experience and skills within IT professional, ideally with a recognised IT security qualification 
  • Experience of security technologies, operating systems, system administration and scripting languages

At Edge Hill University we value the benefits a rich and diverse workforce brings to our community and therefore welcome applications from all sections of society.

Rewards & Benefits

  • A minimum of 38 days annual leave per annum (inclusive of bank holiday and University closure days) 
  • Free foreign language evening classes 
  • Discounted membership to our onsite state-of-the-art sport and leisure facilities
  • Staff benefits scheme, which provides you with discounts across the high street, supermarket shopping, cinema tickets, dining out and more
  • Employee assistance programme with access to free confidential counselling sessions, legal & financial advice, and as health & wellbeing resources
  • Wide range of development programmes to enhance your career
  • Beautiful award-winning on-campus working environment
  • Automatic enrolment into the Local Government Pension Scheme with our employer contribution of 17.8%

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About Us 

At Edge Hill University we believe in the life changing opportunities knowledge can create. Since 1885, we’ve been creating access to knowledge for those who may not have had the opportunity to before. 

Today, the effect we have has a far-reaching impact, not just for those who come to study here but for those who work, invest in, and live in our local communities too. So, if you’ve ever wondered if one person can make a difference, simply speak to our alumni, students, and award-winning staff.

Because for us education isn’t about how much you take in. It’s about what you take out into the world. 

Inspiring minds and changing futures since 1885, Edge Hill University is “A great success story… an institution that improves and impresses year after year” – Times Higher Education. 

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