Information Security Team Leader

Premier IT
14 May 2019
21 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Role: Information Security Team Leader

Location: Leicester

Salary: £40,000 - £50,700 DOE

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an experienced Information Security Team Leader to join a leading organisation based in Leicester.

The Team Leader role will manage a team of one Security Architect and two Vulnerability Management Engineers who are responsible for the security architecture and vulnerability management of our client’s IT Infrastructure.

Responsibilities: Information Security Team Leader

  • You will manage a team of one Security Architect and two Vulnerability Management Engineers
  • Assist senior management in defining short- and long-term security strategies for our client as well as helping to plan and maintain seasonal budgets.
  • Mentor team members and provide regular appraisals to aid in their on-going development.
  • Provide senior management with clear and concise updates to significant issues, ensuring they are escalated when necessary and take a lead role in coordinating major incidents
  • Ownership of Penetration Testing plan and ensuring tests are planned, scheduled, communicated and executed effectively
  • Ensure that all vulnerabilities are acknowledged and raised by the team in a timely manner, and that work is correctly prioritised.
  • Liaise with other infrastructure teams in order to ensure they are working to the same strategies and standards.

Skills and experience: Information Security Team Leader

  • Previous experience with Vulnerability Management tools such as Qualys, Nessus, Netsparker etc
  • Understanding of security threats and compromise methods
  • Understanding of the implication of differing threats to a retail environment
  • Experience at a senior level across a variety of systems such as Microsoft Windows, MacOS and Linux
  • Expert knowledge of TCP/IP and infrastructure services such as DNS, DHCP
  • Previous experience of internet and email gateway technologies
  • Previous experience of data loss prevention technologies
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to effectively plan and priorities workloads, and to measure and report on current progress
  • Commercially aware with capability to understand business issues and key events
  • Ability to convey a technical solution to senior management in a clear and concise manner
  • Can work to strict deadlines, remain positive and calm under pressure
  • Adheres to and promotes high standards
  • Proven ability to mentor less experienced members of staff
  • Previous experience of network infrastructure components such as routers, switches and firewalls
  • Understanding and experience of working for a Retail company
  • Industry recognised qualifications.

If you are an experienced Information Security Team Leader looking for a new challenging role with a well established organisation then please send your latest CV to or call Jenny Collin on

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