Information Security Officer

Surrey, UK
24 Aug 2019
06 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Becoming a Information Security Officer with Capita IT Services - Based in Reigate

The Information Security Officer is a key role within the Risk & Compliance team, accountable for providing guidance in implementing and maintaining our Security and ISO Certifications, in particular ISO27001, and oversight of Security on the networks. In addition the role will be responsible for incorporating information security best practices, and supporting customers in their Information Security Certifications.

What you will do:

Maintain the Information Security Management System (ISMS) and communicate awareness across the business

* Maintain continued compliance and certification for the ISO suite, specifically ISO27001

* Support the development of an Integrated Management system (IMS) based on PAS 99 / Annex SL.

* Maintain and support the company's PSN, CAS(T) standards and IL3 accreditation processes

* Manage and own work with certification approval bodies to gain and maintain any certifications and approvals required, organising the submission of required evidence, arranging audit programmes etc.

* Report on the performance of the ISMS and recommendations for change into the Risk & Compliance Manager.

* Understand, and undertake root cause analysis of Security Incident Reporting

* Maintain policies & procedures in line with certifications, approvals and corporate mandates

* Work with customers in understanding and supporting their accreditation/certification requirements. * Awareness of Government Security standards and practices.

* Manage the organisation of penetration testing on existing and future infrastructure and co-ordinate remediation requirements, working with technical staff and 3rd party penetration testers.

Your experience will include:

ISO Lead Auditor or audit experience, or prepared to work towards
  • One or more professional qualifications (e.g. CISSP, CISM, CISA, SSCP, CEH etc)
  • Project Management
  • Exposure to ITIL (v3) and/or experience working in a formal change-controlled environment
  • Knowledge of HMG/PSN accreditation schemes
  • Experience of IT/communication infrastructure
  • Good knowledge of Access Control, Authentication and Cryptography
  • Excellent communication skills, internal and client facing
  • Experience of developing/accrediting an IL3 service
  • Knowledge of ITIL best practices
  • An understanding of Risk Management and methodology
  • Knowledge and experience of maintaining and implementing ISO Certifications
  • Some knowledge of Information Assurance within the Public Sector

About Capita IT Services

Capita IT Services are part of Capita Plc, the UK's leading provider of business process management and integrated professional support service solutions. Through quality solutions, tailored to our customers' needs, we've helped countless organisations unlock value and maximise their potential. With access to our range of unique and diverse opportunities, offering real career advancement and progression, we can unlock your potential too.

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Capita Resourcing operates as an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates regardless of gender identity or gender expression, marital status, sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity, ethnic origin, nationality, religion or beliefs, disability, age, political opinions or trade union membership.

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