Commissioners of Irish Lights - Technology and Information Security Officer (1 vacancy)


Commissioners of Irish Lights are hiring! 📢🌊

Irish Lights are currently recruiting for the role of Technology and Information Security Officer.

Irish Lights operates and maintains a diverse and technology driven aids to navigation infrastructure for the maritime sector around the island of Ireland including lighthouses, beacons, buoys and electronic aids to navigation. 

Irish Lights continues to invest in and lead on the adoption of new technologies to deliver our core services.  Keeping our infrastructure, systems and data cyber secure is a key focus of this role.

The role is based in Dun Laoghaire and will include occasional travel to the coast or onboard our vessel, the Granuaile, and the successful candidate will report to the Business Solutions Manager.

If you are interested in a secure job within an innovative and unique organisation, then this role is for you.

Duties of the role will include:

  • Continuously improving solutions and systems, the supporting architecture, infrastructure and the related security environment, ensuring security is a key enabler to deliver Irish Lights’ strategic objectives and business goals.
  • Determining security policy, having responsibility for compliance, audit and quality assurance ensuring defined standards are adhered to and overall responsibility for employee cyber security education and awareness training.
  • Validating change requirements based on advances in technology, proof of concepts, strategic goals and user requirements (internal/external) whilst considering the need to reduce organisation costs and deliver organisational efficiencies in a secure manner.

The candidate must hold an ICT qualification with at least 5 years relevant experience.

The starting point of the salary scale is €53,050. The point you will be placed on is commensurate to experience. Benefits that make up the attractive rewards package include; a very generous defined benefit pension scheme (27.9% employer contribution), paid sick leave scheme, blended working, an Employee Assistance Programme, generous family friendly policies, an Occupational Health Service, bike for work and commuter taxsaver schemes, onsite parking and an onsite canteen.

Irish Lights also provides significant training and career development opportunities.

Please view the Candidate Briefing Pack for more information on this position and how to apply by midnight on 7 August 2023.

The Commissioners of Irish Lights is an equal opportunities employer and promotes diversity in the workplace.