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Head of Networking & Security

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    Information Security

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    Senior, Senior Network Engineer

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    £65000 - £75000 per annum + + Benefits

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    Laura Fox

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  • Published:

    25 days ago

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Head of Networking & Security - Building Management company, High profile buildings - London, 3 days per week on site £75,000 plus benefits

Job Title: IT Network and Information Security Manager

Reporting to: Head of IT

Department: IT Department

  1. Role Purpose

  • Responsible for analysis, definition and assessment of IT and related cyber security risks, threats and issues.

With colleagues and this clients IT service provider(s) define and implement plans, processes, projects and programmes to mitigate identified risks and threats.

  • Monitor and report on network projects and programmes to ensure delivery to the highest standard of quality and timeliness.

  • Compliance - Develop and implement policies & procedures ensure compliance with key IT and cyber security activity for your employer and its assets under management.

  • Compliance - To manage the Network infrastructure for all of their assets

  • To manage an outsourced Security Operations Centre Service

  • To manage outsourced Network systems

  • To be a technical authority on Network and Information security

  • This role is 3 days per week office-based and therefore the normal hours of work required are from 9:00 am to 5:30 pm, each day of the week

  1. Main Objectives

  • Review data and network security; provide recommendations to enhance, and develop a roadmap/programme for implementation.

  • Manage projects arising from these recommendations to the highest standards controlling cost, quality, and time. Currently identified projects include:

  • Developing and managing a rolling programme of penetration testing of Corporate Infrastructure, Applications, Building Infrastructure and applications.

  • Prioritising and implementing the projects and tasks identified by Managed Service Providers.

  • Identifying need and implementing specific business wide cyber security requirements.

  • Manage projects to develop and secure the employer, its asset infrastructure and networks ensuring performance and security to agreed KPIs.

  • Review monthly vulnerability scans with our security partners to ensure system owners and service partners remediate according to policy.

  • Lead the penetration testing cycle for all (and asset) networks and applications.

  • Maintaining Cyber Security and Information Governance accreditations.

  1. Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensure the appropriate lifecycle management of all network systems across their assets.

  • Ensure outsourced services for Network Management and Cyber Security (SOC) are well managed and represent value for money.

  • Responsible its assets Cyber Security Incident response plan. To ensure cyber security play books are reviewed and approved by senior stakeholders. To include initiation of table top exercises with senior directors.

  • Ensure the application of a standards-based approach to network and Information security management.

  • Develop KPI standards and reporting for Network and Information security management and report on these agreed KPI's quarterly to the board.

  • Identify and manage external resources (suppliers & services) to ensure delivery of programme and projects and provide progress reports as required.

  • Responsible for Cyber and Information security risks and their mitigations within their assets.

  • Engagement of suppliers supporting cyclical penetration testing providing reporting on issues of concern and remedial advice requirements.

  • Ensure the IT Data security policies are best in class and regularly updated to reflect the needs of the business and external threats.

  1. Knowledge, Experience and Skills Required:

  • Degree in IT related discipline or equivalent experience. Any cisco network qualifications would be advantageous.

  • ITIL qualified with evidence of successful delivery and management of infrastructure-based projects.

  • Practitioner of Information security best practices

  • Track record and evidence of working with the latest security and network

  • Previous experience of managing an outsourced Network or security services would be advantageous.

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