Information Security Specialist

MPH Search Ltd
£38000 - £42000/annum Generous Bonus + benefits package
10 Jun 2017
10 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Information Security Specialist, Coventry , £38k-£42k

My client seeks to recruit a talented Information Security specialist who has strong cyber security knowledge and experience in their background and who has a real passion for this subject, to ensure the information assets and systems are protected against increasingly complex threats. Your technical background means you are able to articulate risk in technical and non-technical contexts into business and IT language.

Working in a cutting-edge team of information Security specialists you will take a proactive approach to the creation and ongoing management of the information security framework, working closely with the IT team to ensure compliance capability. You will also provide subject matter expertise, and oversee technology related information security policy, procedures and standards across the business and take an active role in IT projects where there may be information security risk.

You will support the managers and provide oversight of third party information security risk testing to assess compliance with security policies and controls. Your expert input will also be required to support management of Information Security related incidents.

Your skills and experience:

• Strong experience in Information Security and with strong technical knowledge and experience
• Keen to develop your career further and progress into a more senior role
• Professional qualification such as CISSP, CISA or CISM that establishes credibility and capability in the business
• Functional knowledge of end-to-end information security policies, procedures and controls
• Experience of standards such as ISO27001, PCIDSS and NIST framework
• The ability to multi task and work on a number of projects, meet deadlines and manage stakeholder expectations
• Clear, articulate and confident written and verbal communication skills;
• Ability to build, develop and manage senior-level relationships
• Desire to work in a constantly changing environment as part of a team of IT Security Specialists
• The ability to be a role model for junior members of the team
• Must be able to show discretion and maintain total confidentiality when required