Information Security Technology Officer Superb Co

London (Greater)
£90000 - £100000 per annum, Benefits Plus Bonus Upto 55% & Major Benef
04 Dec 2017
08 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
As the Information Security Technology Officer for this International Financial Services and Insurance specialist, you will work as part of the CISO Office, developing effective working relationships with senior stakeholders and the company's technology teams, providing leadership, overview and insight for their Second Line Information Security function.

Ideally with previous experience of the 3LOD within a Financial Services/Insurance or similar type organisation, you will advise & guide the business on architecture, engineering, operation and incident management, together with developing the technology cyber security strategy for the Group, establishing a mature and systematic approach to security based on internationally recognised standard frameworks ie. ISO 27001 and NIST, as well as relevant technology standards.

Principle Accountabilities:

Security Leadership, Security Planning, Strategy Development & Oversight

Security Architecture, Security Technical Analysis, Security Delivery Oversight

Threat Intelligence & Trends, Incident Management, Monitoring and Due Diligence

Relationship Management

Knowledge Expected/Required:
  • Information and IT Security broadly, including in-depth knowledge and practice of security architecture development, security threat technical analysis, security solutions evaluation and selection, security solutions engineering and front-line security operations
  • International de facto and formal standards for IT control and Security Management Systems, including ISO2700x, COBIT, COSO, ITIL and NIST Cyber Security Framework
  • Experience of the UK financial services regulatory environment and of regulatory inspections and surveys is desirable
  • Detailed knowledge of principal technical IT and security standards, including encryption standards, IETF RFCs for security functions, etc. is essential
  • In depth understanding of trends in security threats, analysis of major publicised incidents and IT trends as they relate to security threats is essential
  • Detailed understanding of the implementation and operation of key security technologies, including anti-malware (simple and advanced), network perimeter and firewall, monitoring, encryption, intrusion detection, behavioural analysis, information protection, authentication, identity management and security testing.
  • Structured approaches to incident and crisis management – experience of contributing to major security incident management is desirable
  • Coordination of IT and Information Security stakeholders in a complex organisation
  • Working in or with security infrastructure and/or security operational functions
  • Building successful working relationships and team dynamics in a matrix environment
  • Practical, common sense delivery of successful, collaborative security solutions
  • Defining and implementing security strategies in a federated environment
  • Solving complex security problems
  • Working with large scale IT outsourcing, including use of Cloud services.

Appropriate security qualifications and memberships (e.g. ISO27001, CISSP, CISM, etc.) are highly desirable. In order to demonstrate the analytical and communications skills required to perform the role, it is anticipated that the role holder will be educated to degree level or have acquired relevant work experience.

Interested Candidates seeking a varied role where their influencing and relationship building abilities will deliver ongoing success, should apply now and expect initial feedback on their application within 72 hours.

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