Information Security Specialist

Recruiter
Click
Location
West Bromwich
Salary
£40000 - £48000 per annum, Benefits: Good
Posted
07 Nov 2017
Closes
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Information Security Specialist - Permanent - Midlands - £40k-£48k + benefits We are recruiting an Information Security Specialist to join a global Information Security Team, the team is responsible for ensuring all corporate information and systems are secure, fit for purpose and protected to an optimal level. You will be a `sign-off` participant for risk and security assessments for new projects and BAU growth. You will help drive the scrutiny, culture, strategy and adoption across the global operation. The role: - Day-to-day running and monitoring of Information Security systems - analyse and interpret outputs to identify security weaknesses and recommend continuous improvements - Respond to Security Incidents and alerts ensuring prompt containment and recovery - strong incident management skills - act as internal escalation point - Plan and oversee regular security penetration testing against new and existing services to identify weaknesses and formulate plans and processes to minimise risk - Own and update the Information Security Risk Register and produce Security KPIs - Creation and enforcement of Information Security Policies and Standards - Audit, risk and compliance reviews across the global business including third parties along with legal considerations for each region. - Consult on and implement security best practice in new and existing IT projects including third party supply chain. - Promote culture of `security by design` and facilitate appropriate activities to support and improve Information Security Awareness across the Group - Understanding of information security principles, including regulatory, legislative and industry practices. Update policy and processes accordingly - e.g. for GDPR - Articulate risk in technical and non-technical terminology so that it can be interpreted by Group IT and business stakeholders - Remain up-to-date with new data and privacy legislation as well as emerging security technologies and understand/translate their risk relevance to the environment. About you: - At least 3+ years` experience of working within an Information Security role - Good practical knowledge of GDPR (desirable) or data privacy by design - Proven ability to manage a variety of security software, systems and services e.g. e-mail filtering, AV, DLP etc along with an understanding of malware prevention, emerging threats, attacks and vulnerability management - A strong understanding of Information Security best practice for all elements including workstations, servers, networks and applications - Knowledge of Security Frameworks, i.e. Cyber Essentials, ISO 27001 - Ability to confidently perform security audits, both internal and external (e.g. third party and supplier assurance) and ensure strong recommendations are followed - Project Management skills - able to manage multiple projects - Experience of reviewing existing and new business processes to ensure Information Security best practice is enforced - Ability to remain calm under pressure and clearly communicate to all levels of management around the globe - Ability to prioritise, meet tight deadlines, has a sense of urgency and a high degree of confidentiality - Understanding of IT Service Management principles ideally ITIL. Position comes with a competitive salary, company pension scheme, medical insurance and other benefits. Our client also invests in its people and will support your continued career progression and development.
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