£55000 - £60000 per annum
9 months ago
Information Security Specialist
Based in Stoke
Salary between £55,000 - £60,000 per annum
*Please notice this role requires Security Clearance
The Information Security Manager will play a key role in defining, managing and ensuring the company is compliant with all aspects of IT security. The role will support the delivery of a variety of innovative, accreditable, cost efficient and profitable solutions to comply with the security classification system. These solutions are operated at a variety of company and customer's premises and are the foundation for the Company's secure managed ICT services to public sector customers.
Mentor junior members of the security team.
Lead the security accreditation and assurance processes for new and enhanced services which the company offer to our customers.
Key Skills and Experience:
Proven track record in Information Security and Assurance and deploying continuous improvement initiatives.
A keen understanding of technology and the ability to leverage this knowledge to implement effective security solutions;
Solid communications skills - including the ability to influence employee behaviour and perceptions. The best security policies won't be effective without buy-in from all employees;
Initiative and pro-activity, matched by an ability to be a strong member of a team.
Willingness to work flexibly in response to changing organisational requirements.
Experience of managed service environments, with an awareness of ITIL best practice.
Experience in risk and regulatory frameworks and standards, such as NIST, ISO27001, MOD JSP440, JSP604
CISSP/CISA/ CISM desirable or equivalent professional experience.
Must hold or be able to gain national security clearance to the Developed Vetting level.