Information Security Officer

Recruiter
Quantum It Lab ltd
Location
City of London
Salary
£25000 - £27000/annum
Posted
08 Jul 2017
Closes
07 Aug 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Our client is an International Banking is looking to hire Information Security Officer to join their team;

Job Purpose:

The Information Security Officer (ISO) will be responsible for development and execution of an annual, written, risk-based Information Security Program.

Area of Responsibility

Responsible for driving & liaising with the parent Bank and ensure implementation of group-wide information security initiatives.

Job Requirements/ Specification

* promote and enforce this Information Security Program;
* Promote user awareness initiatives amongst employees and managers towards information security
* Conduct gap analysis vis-à-vis the applicable regulatory/statutory requirements related to information security and ensure implementation of adequate controls. Also, ensure all observations pertaining to information security assessments (internal/external) are tracked and compiled.
* Ensure all IT assets including servers/applications/end user machines undergo hardening and vulnerability assessments as per the guidelines laid down. Also, ensure that the hardening baselines are maintained.
* Ensure all internet facing websites are subject to penetration testing on annual basis and are enrolled for on-going cloud-based vulnerability scanning.
* Ensure that any exercise which could have an impact on the common IT infrastructure used by the Group or which involves granting external agencies access to the data centre systems or infrastructure should not be undertaken without prior approval from the Information Security Committee of the parent Bank
* Liaise with the parent Bank and ensure implementation of group-wide information security initiatives
* Conduct investigations of information security incidents, which occur at The Bank including implementation of necessary corrective and preventive controls. This may entail coordination with the Security Operation Centre (SoC) of the parent Bank
* Ensure the Information Security Committee (ISC) meetings are conducted at the Bank as per the terms of reference, and the proceedings are reported to the Information Security Committee of the parent Bank at its subsequent meeting
* Liaise with local forums and/or authorities to formally keep abreast of information security issues and advancements

Functional Skills

* Good knowledge and understanding of critical core banking IT systems & processes
* Hands on experience on project management and Information security

Behavioral Skills

* Analytical ability, eye for detail
* Detailed Orientation, Problem Solving Skills
* Planning & organizing Skills
* Good oral, written, listening, questioning and investigative skills
* Go-getter, high on initiative
* Drive for results and follows through on commitments
* Personal effectiveness exhibits initiative
* Promotes positive environment
* Displays sense of urgency