IT Security Manager

£40000 - £50000 Per Annum
16 Oct 2013
13 Nov 2013
DFD - IT Security
Danny Duggan
Job Level
Entry Level
Contract Type
Full Time
IT Security Manager - Surrey - £40k - £50k

A key role within the group, the IT Security Manager is responsible for integrating information security into solution/project life cycles and application development, both in the UK and offshore.

Key responsibilities
• Work with business and development teams to integrate security across all IT functions;
• Provide operational support to multiple worldwide hub offices by assisting local security managers in drawing up their security action plans;
• Act as a regional coordinator to collect information, implement actions, create monthly reporting and liaise with the central Security team and regional managers;
• Deploy the information-related risk management programme in close cooperation with the hub offices and business units;
• Relay Group security policy to business units and heads of departments and monitor ongoing compliance;
• Accompany application security initiative and implement security in project and software development;
• Deploy and support the Group’s risk management methods;
• Identify and implement corrective actions required by security policies, procedures, network architectures and software design;
• Oversee certification and ensure it is always up to date;
• Support audits, annual compliance maintenance programmes, etc as required;
• Support projects and initiatives as required;

Experience in software development security;
Experience in analysing and configuring network security, eg network firewall or L7, IPS, IDS, etc.
Experience in data encryption and storage, including transferring via a network;
Experience in access control mechanisms, authentication, authorisation, etc.
Ability to accurately assess vulnerabilities and recommend robust solutions and/or mitigate risks;
Knowledge of ISO standards 27001/27002
Basic knowledge of project management and ideally familiar with using project management software tools (MSP Project would be helpful)
Demonstrable ability to positively influence others and focus on solutions
Analytical and research orientated with the ability to manage and interpret complex data
A team player, with a track record of being able to contribute significantly at management level
Excellent planning and organisational skills
Innovative, able to think outside the box and challenge the status quo
Evident drive and commitment to get the job done
Ability to work easily across international offices /clients /contracts.

Must have previous experience in the financial service sector.

Knowledge of ISO 9000, ISO 2000 (ITIL)
Competency in Secure Development Life Cycle

If you have the skills required and wish to be considered, please forward your CV to