Lead IT Security Specialist

1 day left

25 Apr 2018
23 May 2018
Mary Worthington
Clearance Level
None / Undisclosed
Job Type

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.

Apply for Lead IT Security Specialist

Already uploaded your CV? Sign in to apply instantly


Upload from your computer

Or import from cloud storage

Your CV must be a .doc, .pdf, .docx, .rtf, and no bigger than 1MB

4000 characters left

Marketing Communication

We'd love to send you information about Jobs and Services from SecurityClearedJobs.com by email.

All emails will contain a link in the footer to enable you to unsubscribe at any time.

When you apply for a job we will send your application to the named recruiter, who may contact you. By applying for a job listed on SecurityClearedJobs.com you agree to our terms and conditions and privacy policy. You should never be required to provide bank account details. If you are, please email us.