IT Security Officer

Job Description

Duties include:
Dealing with processes, policies and procedures and ensuring they align with business needs. You will be responsible for monitoring threats and exposing vulnerabilities and will champion the uptake of latest security trends to ensure adequate protection is delivered
Provide technical security advice to all areas of the Company (including recommendations to Senior Management) and ensure compliance throughout the business with security policies and procedures
Be required to play an active role in managing the Company’s responsibilities for Data Protection and GDPR at a technology level, ensuring all systems are compliant with current legislation and driving necessary change to ensure continued compliance
Drive the implementation, adherence to and evolution of cyber security eco-system in line with recognised industry standards and security requirements; this will be undertaken daily and through contributions to the technology vision and strategy
As owner of the end to end information security policies, framework and architecture you will ensure compliance of operational practices and project solutions to the strategy and vision and provide expert knowledge on cyber security issues and systems
Reporting to the Information Security Committee on current security status, risks and actions and ensure actions are addressed in compliance with defined process and procedures

Skills and experience required:
Suitably qualified security professional (e.g. CISSP, CISA, CISM etc)
A minimum of five years’ experience in the IT industry
Expert in Security will be evident in the recent roles you have held
Experience in a project environment and may have PRINCE2 qualifications
Experienced in server hardware, networking, firewalls, load balancing, SAN infrastructure, SIEM and logging solutions, Cloud platforms, VoIP, authentication
A highly analytical approach, using advanced investigative and problem-solving skills
Capable of presenting to and engaging with people at different levels
Familiar with the ITIL principles