Head of IT Security

Venn Group
London, UK
23 May 2019
27 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Permanent Head of IT Security Opportunity
Agency Reference Number: 6833850

Venn Group is currently working with a Higher Education organisation who is looking for an enthusiastic and confident Head of IT Security to enhance the security of the University's Internet and Networks.

Salary: £53,000-£61,000
Location: London

Job responsibilities include:
  • Creating, developing, managing and leading an evolving IT security team
  • Developing, implementing and maintaining the IT Services Information Security programme monitoring and reporting on compliance
  • Creating and ensuring execution of security policies and audit plans, identifying security risks, mitigations and operational needs
  • Developing proposals for the enhancement of IT security within their IT estate, overseeing change and release of new and existing services
  • Leading on the development and implementation of an organisational security training and awareness programme

The successful candidate will have:
  • Previous experience of building and leading security operations across multiple cloud (IaaS, PaaS, SaaS) and on-premise infrastructure
  • Experience managing a team of security specialists
  • Experience with fast data processing workflows e.g. environment and deployment models, ingest data pipelines, security, and infrastructure
  • Experience of implementing and maintaining Information Security standards
  • Excellent understanding of cyber security and cyber-crime, including key threats and the tools used to protect an organisation from them
  • Technical understanding, of Firewalls, Routers, VPNs, Penetration Testing, Server Hardening, User Access Rights

To apply for this role or to find out about other Education Technology jobs, please contact Cat Udell on the London Education Technology Recruitment team on or email

Venn Group is an equal opportunities employment business and employment agency and welcomes applications from all candidates.

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