IT Security Manager

Bristol, UK
16 Jul 2019
24 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Senior IT Security Officer- 3 Month Contract Initially- Bristol

Job Purpose

To work on the security aspects of project delivery across the UK Group, including but not limited to design, delivery, and building processes to ensure the controls remain in place into BAU. Working with IT teams to achieve secure solutions through assessing risk and building pragmatic solutions to mitigate those risks within the UK risk appetite.

Key Accountabilities

. To liaise with UK CTO and other assigned groups to manage the security portions of strategic projects, working within the project teams to achieve goals on time and on budget.

. To deliver assigned UK Security projects, enhancing our controls and closing new risks, on time and on budget.

. To form adhoc cross department teams as required to make decisions that support project delivery and solve important security problems.

. To build secure solutions which can be measured, for example on Coverage, Quantity, and Quality metrics, and can be moved into a supportable and maintainable Business As Usual state.

. To assist the rest of UK Security producing risk assessments of Group and 3rd party tools and platforms, as required.

. To provide technical consultancy on 3rd party risk for specific solutions.

. Act as subject matter expert to the business and to other members of the Security team as required.

. Proactively investigate new threats to the business, and propose solutions to address them.

Skills And Experience
  • Degree Level Education or equivalent
  • Relevant Professional Qualification - eg CISSP, CISM, MIISP desirable but not required
  • Disciplined and organised mind-set with a good attention to detail
  • Excellent time management skills, including the ability to manage a demanding and variable workload with tight deadlines
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, including the ability to negotiate and resolve conflict
  • Good analytical skills and the ability to clearly identify key issues
  • A strong customer focus to ensure internal stakeholder needs are met
  • Some knowledge and understanding of the issues and key information requirements affecting the IT environment
  • Project management skills
  • Excellent Word, PowerPoint and Excel skills
  • PCI/DSS knowledge extremely desirable but not required.
  • IFC/SOX knowledge extremely desirable but not required.
  • Knowledge of FSA regulations desirable but not required
  • Knowledge of AXA Group policies desirable but not required.

Knowledge and skills in the following areas are desirable but not required:
  • ITIL
  • Cloud Security
  • Coding and Scripting
  • Application Security
  • Big Data
  • Architecture
  • Networking

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