City of Preston, Lancashire
£45000 - £55000 per annum + + excellent bens + flex working
28 days ago
Information Security Specialist
IT Security; Cyber Security; Information Security; InfoSec;
Architecture frameworks; HMG; ISO 27001/18; NIST 800; CompTIA; CCSK
Flexible location; working from home available
£45,000 - £55,000 + excellent benefits
Would you like a varied role working on high profile cyber security projects? We currently have a vacancy for an Information Security Specialist at our site in Preston or Farnborough. Other locations are available, and we have a flexible attitude towards working from home.
As an Information Security Specialist, you will be working closely with a variety of projects throughout the organisation to provide security input, advice and assurance to ensure that security is embedded in the requirements and design early in the project lifecycle.
This role will provide you with the opportunity to gain enviable experience across a wide range of exciting and complex projects operating within one of the world's leading global defence, security and aerospace companies.
Your main responsibilities as an Information Security Specialist will involve:
A working knowledge of IT Security risk assessment processes and ability to identify a proportionate set of IT Security controls aligned with business objectives
In depth assessment of IT systems, services and IT Security controls to provide an independent view of their compliance and effectiveness with Security Policy, IT Security standards and external regulatory requirements
Assessing architectural designs to determine whether the relevant IT Security controls have been identified aligned with business objectives and mitigate risk
Analysis, creation and compilation of relevant documentation determining the compliance level of systems and services, technical security controls with applicable certification, accreditation, and internal policy requirements
Stakeholder engagement; promoting a mind-set of developing secure systems, transferring knowledge of security standards / processes and acting as a subject matter expert (SME)
Your skills and qualifications as an Information Security Specialist will involve:
Proven knowledge and experience of working within architecture frameworks
Knowledge of information security standards, such as HMG, ISO 27001/18, NIST 800 etc.
Educated to degree level (or equivalent) preferably in a related discipline (ICT/Computing, Information assurance, risk management, vulnerability/threat assessment)
CompTIA (A+, Network+, Security+)/CCSK/ISO27001 Practitioner (Lead Auditor etc.) - Desirable in one or more certifications
Apply now to find out more about this exciting opportunity!