Lead IT Security Specialist

1 day left

Location
Edinburgh
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
25 Apr 2018
Closes
23 May 2018
Ref
HQ00087096
Contact
Mary Worthington
Clearance Level
None / Undisclosed
Sector
Security
Job Type
Contract

Lead IT Security Specialist

My client, a leading financial services provider in Edinburgh are actively looking for a Lead IT Security Specialist to join their security transformation programme, on an initial 6 month basis.

In this role you will provide expertise in the use of IT Security tools and processes, as well as implementing appropriate security controls to protect the organisations customers, systems, assets and organisational data against technical threats.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Draft and maintain procedures and documentation for IT Security.
  • Monitor the application and compliance of security operations procedures and review information systems for actual or potential breaches in security.
  • Ensure that all identified breaches are promptly and thoroughly investigated, updating process documentation where required.
  • Ensure that any system changes required to maintain security are implemented.
  • May have involvement with security design on an ad hoc basis for projects.
  • Report on identified vulnerabilities, articulating the associated risks.
  • Manage and select IT Security 3rd party Suppliers.
  • Provide assurance for projects prior to implementation to ensure all security requirements are met.
  • Inform Security strategy and define requirements for Security led projects.

Required skills/ experience:

  • Solid experience of working in different areas of IT Security.
  • CISSP certified or equivalent.
  • Industry knowledge of IT Security risks and solutions.
  • Working knowledge of IT Security tools such as Qualys, SIEM, WAF, IDS.
  • Management of operational IT Security systems.
  • 3rd party engagement and supplier management.
  • Experience in providing effective MI and reporting IT Security issues, to senior management.

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