IT Security Manager

From £50,000 to £53,500 per annum plus benefits
02 Dec 2017
08 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
We have a great opportunity for an experienced IT Security Manager to join our ambitious business at an exciting time. In this role, you will have ownership and day to day management responsibility for IT Security services and associated policies and processes for the Group.

You will also be responsible for managing the development and on-going implementation of the organisations information/cyber security strategy and objectives, as well as implementing and improving procedures and processes to optimise information security effectiveness.

About you

You will be a dynamic and experienced IT Security Manager with strong people management experience and a natural focus on continuous improvement. In addition, you will be a strong communicator and able to build relationships and engage stakeholders at all levels with a customer centric approach to your work.

Essential knowledge, skills and experience:

    Significant experience at IT Security ManagerExperience of leading, coaching and developing a teamCertified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) or equivalent professional certification, such as SSCP or CISMITIL v3 FoundationKnowledge of and experience of ISO27001Proven ability to discuss and explain technical concepts to business stakeholders and influence decision makersProven track record of implementing and improving information security practices and controls in areas including Data Protection, Identity and Access Management, Incident Response, Threat and Vulnerability Management and Secure SDLCBroad technical knowledge of current and emerging cyber threats, as well as security technologies and methods used to protect both corporate and customer-facing network infrastructures.Demonstrable technical knowledge and experience in the following areas: Firewall/VPN, Intrusion Protection Systems, Antivirus, Patching systems, Vulnerability Assessment, Web and email filtering, SSL Management, Encryption technologies and Cryptography, SIEM/Log Management, Web Application Firewall, Network Monitoring solutions, Malware detection systemsMust be able to work independently and as a leader to develop and execute strategies and consult with internal and external clients on advanced security topics.
Why apply?

We believe that an organisation's best asset is its people, and as such we want everyone to feel that they can make a difference. We want to unlock the potential in all Orbit employees and maximise their satisfaction in the job. We have a corporate training programme, opportunities for professional development and our staff tell us we are a great organisation to work for. We offer an excellent benefits package, including private medical insurance, discounted dental insurance and gym membership, 25 days holiday entitlement and pension scheme.

About us

As one of the country’s largest housing associations, Orbit owns and manages 40,000 homes and is committed to its purpose of Building Communities. Orbit is an ambitious, dynamic organisation with national reach and influence. We are passionate about making a real difference to our communities, ensuring our customers are proud of where they live. We are a long-term sustainable business and make profit for a purpose in order to re-invest in our services and to build much needed new homes.

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