IT Security Manager - Infrastructure/Anti-Virus/IDS/IPS/SIEM/Vulnerability Scanning/WindowsOS

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London (Central)
11 Jan 2018
12 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

IT Security Manager - Infrastructure/Anti-Virus/IDS/IPS/SIEM/Vulnerability Scanning/WindowsOS

We have an exciting opportunity for technical hands on IT Security Manager to join a London city (Zone1) law firm (700 users). This role will be responsible for managing and maintaining the firm's security systems. This will include the Firewalls, mobile and network devices and endpoint security.

As Security Manager, you will take be an integral member of the cyber security team and accountable for managing the firm's cyber security environment and various security systems. You will be working closely with users across the organisation including partners and senior management meaning excellent communication skills is a must. This role will require an individual who is comfortable communicating with 3rd party suppliers so previous experience working with external companies is highly desirable.

The IT Security Manager will be responsible recommending new technology as well as planning and implementing security projects for the organisation.

With regards to career progression the firm will look to develop the successful candidate in Information Security standards and practices - Any previous experience of Governance standards (ISO 27001/GDPR/Cyber essentials) would be advantageous.

* Due to the firm's structure, previous experience working in a legal/partnership environment is valued highly by the client.*


  • Improve the firms IT security posture, applying controls whilst maintaining productivity.
  • Implement security systems.
  • Security incident management.
  • Take a lead on managing- organising testing and application of security patches.
  • Update security systems.
  • Act as the lead for anti-virus compliance and regular management reporting.
  • Manage and refine security methods.
  • Support the security team on various security projects - ISO/Cyber Essentials/GDPR etc.
  • Work with 3rd party suppliers.
  • Communicate threats and spread awareness to the wider business.

Experience required

  • In-depth knowledge of IT infrastructure and Security Systems.
  • In-depth knowledge of Windows operating systems - Server and Desktop.
  • Solid experience of Vulnerability scanning and patch management.
  • Anti-Virus management.
  • Ability to identify security treats and trends.
  • Management of SIEM.
  • CISSP/CISM certifications or equivalent experience (desirable).
  • Experience of working in an ISO27001 accredited environment.
  • Knowledge of Firewalls - ideally Palo Alto.
  • Working knowledge of IPS/IDS/DLP and encryption technologies.
  • You will need to be able to work autonomously as well as within a team.
  • Excellent communication skills.