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IT Security Manager

  • Job reference: 42833
  • Location: City of London
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Start date: Not specified
  • Contact: Not specified
  • Sector: Information and Cyber Security
  • Salary: £85000 - £90000 per annum

A global financial media organisation is looking for an IT Security Manager to manage and develop the IT security strategy. The position will report into the Group CIO and have constant contact with the Group CISO. This is a critical role with global coverage, responsible for managing and developing IT Security strategy and controls across the Group's business divisions and central functions.

The IT Security Manager is accountable for maintaining and continually advancing the Group's overall technical security posture and ensuring that security best practice is adopted and adhered to across all areas, mitigating the risk of cyber-attack.

The right candidate will have experience leading an incident response function as well as setting general IT security strategy. Cloud experience is also essential as there are many projects ongoing within the business that would require this skill set.

  • Experience with SOC and IR maturity.
  • Lead and effectively manage security incident response.
  • Oversight for technical security controls including, but not limited to:

o Web Application Firewall (WAF)

o Content control (spam) and malware protection

o Network security including firewalls and IDS

o Security information and event management (SIEM)

o Security incident response

o Vulnerability and patch management

o Secure development

  • Experience effectively managing and developing the IT Security team.
  • Liaising with both the business and technology project teams regarding Security requirements for proposed, new, or developing services.
  • Previous experience applying a risk focused approach to IT Security.

This position would suit an IT Security Manager looking to grow in a dynamic environment with ambitious growth plans. If you feel the desire to embark on major projects with a very respected name in the financial sector, please send your CV and get in touch.

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