Information Security Advisor

Cancer Research UK
London (Greater)
01 Nov 2018
09 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you a self-motivated and sharp minded individual with experience of Information Technology Security?

We are looking for a self-motivated individual to...

  • Provides information security subject matter expertise to infrastructure, development and project teams as well as end-users on topics including information security best-practices, DPA and PCI DSS
  • Ensures that CRUK remains compliant with the DPA, PCI, DSS and GCP guidelines.
  • Design and delivers specialist information security training where required
  • Works with associated third parties to ensure that information security risks are maintained to acceptable levels
  • Perform security reviews and risk assessments, including security architecture reviews and the review of vulnerability scans and penetration test reports
  • Maintain information security policy, standards, procedures and supporting documentation, taking account of current best practice, legislation and regulation
We're game changers. Here at Cancer Research UK, we aim to save more lives by preventing, controlling and curing cancer sooner.

Our 3,500 talented people work as a collective force to try all methods whilst others play it safe.

You can help us save millions of lives through your...

  • Expertise in document management and the maintenance of auditable records relating to operation and maintenance of sensitive systems as appropriate, to support both internal and external audit
  • Extensive experience in performing security reviews and risk assessments
  • Experience of working within an ISO 27001 / PCI DSS environment
  • Exposure to industry standard processes relating to service, change management and governance, such as ITIL incident and change management
  • Understanding of Business Continuity and performance of Business Impact Analysis (ISO 22301 / BS 25999)
  • Relevant qualifications and/or certification, such as GIAC GSEC, ISACA CISA, and PCI ISA / QSA
This is an excellent opportunity for an IT Security Analyst looking to use their skills in a fast-paced organisation and join our collective force in finding a cure for all cancers.

Job description

Closing date: Ongoing till role is filled

Contract: Permanent, Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm. Flexible working arrangement will be considered.

Salary: £32,000 -£40,000 (depending upon experience) plus benefits

At CRUK we value diversity and we're committed to creating an inclusive culture where everyone is able to be themselves and to reach their full potential. We actively encourage applications from people of all backgrounds and cultures and believe that a diverse workforce will help us to beat cancer sooner.

Please note, from 2019, our head office will be relocating from Islington to a new office space in Stratford, close to the Olympic Park.

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