Senior Cyber Security Technical Trainer (remote working available)

Date Opened: Apr 30, 2021

Location: Belfast, GB Derry/ Londonderry, GB Strabane, GB

Company: Allstate Insurance Company

About Us

 

At Allstate Northern Ireland, we believe it’s more than just a job.  We believe in allowing our people to choose the direction of their careers.  It’s about you, your future and where you want to get to.

 

Opportunity is the hallmark of the Allstate career experience.  We invest heavily in our employees, offering long term career development, personal growth and investment in new technologies.  Every day is different, with new ideas, challenges, and rewards — no matter which team you join.

 

We believe that inclusive diversity is crucial to creating a culture of mutual respect where the strengths and talents of each individual are recognised.  We like to leave things better than we found them and deliver results.  We do all of this while having fun and exploring personal passions.

 

Allstate operate a very flexible hybrid working model with a blend of remote and office working for NI based employees.  Employees based in GB will be employed on a permanent remote working contract.

 

Join our team and you’ll find challenge and reward in a culture of innovation, support and balance.

 

 

Location

 

Belfast / Derry / Londonderry / Strabane / Remote, UK

 

 

Your role in the team

 

The Cyber Security Technical Trainer is responsible for developing and executing training content across all teams within the Security Operations Center (SOC).  Trainers are also responsible for the technical and process content that is stored in the knowledge center for the SOC.  Training content may be process-based and/or may be based on technical skills or technologies.  The individual in this role will report to the Manager of Incident Handling/Information Intelligence & Reporting.

 

 

  • Create and maintain documentation within the knowledge center for all Security Operations Center (SOC) teams
  • Develop and execute process training for all SOC teams based on need
  • Develop and execute technical training for all SOC teams based on need
  • Conduct post-training analysis to determine effectiveness of training
  • Work with managers of SOC teams to determine the training necessary and the frequency

 

 

So, what are the essential criteria to apply?

 

  • All candidates must evidence an existing right to work in the UK
  • Bachelor’s degree in related field or equivalent industry experience
  • Must have 5+ years of information security experience with advanced knowledge of at least one of the following areas: incident handling, ethical hacking, or cyber defense. 
  • Previous experience training, mentoring, coaching, and developing others on process and technical topics
  • a strong foundation in networking, operating systems, and threats.
  • Experience of developing training content using MS PowerPoint and other presentation software
  • Experience of managing multiple projects at once
  • Strong technical writing skills
  • Ability to identify and present information in the most effective format for the audience

 

 

We also have some desirable criteria

 

  • Professional security management certification such as Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) or comparable certifications.
  • Training certification such as CompTIA Certified Technical Trainer (CCT+)  

 

 

What we offer

 

As Digital DNA’s Workplace of the Year 2020 winners, we offer a generous benefits package that includes flexible annual leave entitlement, dental and healthcare insurance, an attractive pension package and discounts on gym memberships, public transport and parking.

 

Allstate invests heavily in your development, as an employee you will have access to multiple world-class learning platforms and courses from our award-winning in-house Learning & Development team.

 

We pride ourselves in providing clear career paths and opportunities for internal mobility allowing you to further develop within the organisation.

 

We encourage a better work life balance and you’ll have the opportunity to apply for various flexible working arrangements.

 

 

Closing Date:  Friday 14th May 2021

 

 

Statement on Fair Employment and Equal Opportunities

 

Allstate NI wishes to ensure equal opportunity is given to all job applicants.  This company will not discriminate on the grounds of race, gender (including gender reassignment status), sexual orientation, religious belief, political opinion, marital status, age or disability.

 

We are an equal opportunities employer.  We welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons. However, as women are currently under-represented in our workforce, we would particularly welcome applications from women.  All appointments will be made on merit.

 

Applicants should note Allstate NI complete AccessNI background checks on all candidates offered a position.