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Head of Information Security

  • Job reference: 27445 - ML
  • Location: London
  • Job type: Contract
  • Start date: Not specified
  • Contact: Not specified
  • Sector: Information and Cyber Security
  • Salary: £650 - £750 per day

Head of Information Security

Platform business operating in the retail space organisation requires an Interim Head of Information Security, reporting directly to Information System Director, to help maintain the daily functioning of the Security Practice.

The ideal candidate will have the following experience:

  • Current or recent experience as an Interim Head of Information Security or Information Security Manager owning the management and maintenance of a Security function in a .com, e-commerce or B2C environment.
  • Engineering Background
  • Ability to work with Architects, Product Managers, Engineering, TechOps, HR and
  • Aid and develop a plan for the onset of data protection (GDPR)
  • OWASP and Application Security Experience
  • Leading the security within an Enterprise SaaS based organisations;
  • Working knowledge of Global Data Protection legislation, especially US and EU but also APAC countries;
  • Experience with various security regulations and standards (e.g. ISO27001/2);
  • A pragmatic approach to vendor selection for security product e.g. IDS/IPS and SSO;
  • Writing security policies for a product/technology led organisation within a entrepreneurial environment;
  • Delivering security within a cloud IaaS environment;
  • Understanding of eCommerce;
  • Security within AWS and/or Microsoft Azure;
  • Ability to liaise between the technical and the business
  • Knowledge of Information Security and Risk Control Frameworks such as ISMS, COBIT and SANS.
  • Comfortable liaising with the business, reporting into C level execs and have great Stakeholder Management

Should you be interested please do not hesitate to contact Molly Lamb on 02079321644, Molly.Lamb@lafosse.com or apply directly to the advert.

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