Cyber Security Operations Lead

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2020-07-22 10:50:591970-01-01 KnownFour
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Area Bournmouth, United Kingdom Bournmouth United Kingdom
Salary CAD 0 - 73000
Start Date ASAP
Job Ref bh-7208
Job Views 90
Cyber Security Operations Lead

Our client is in the financial services industry and has a permanent vacancy for a hands on Cyber Security Operations Lead to be based in their Bournemouth office with flexible working arrangements.

The primary purpose of the role is to support the Head of Information Security with the implementation of the Information Security Strategy, as well as to protect the organisations data.

Role and Responsibilities

You will be responsible for leading the Cyber Security Operations team
Providing expert guidance to the wider IT teams
The assessment, delivery and management of technical controls and processes to reduce Cyber Security Risk
Monitoring of systems and alerts 
Detection and management of Cyber incidents 
Development of cyber-response playbooks, first responder training, table top exercises, management of the CSIRT team

Role  Responsibilities

Leadership and management of the Cyber Security Operations team Conducting cyber security maturity assessments
Continuous improvement of existing security controls 
Perform cyber risk assessments
Develop reporting metrics to articulate risk posture to Senior Management Lead on the management of Cyber Security incidents
Mature the Cyber Incident detection and response capabilities  Engagement with internal stakeholder and external bodies as required Threat hunting & monitoring for emerging security threats 
Provide expert professional advice across the organisation on Information and Cyber Security best practice
Responsible for ensuring that IT assets are adequately protected from cyber-attacks and malicious insiders
Penetration testing and vulnerability management  remediation
Deliver key Information Security initiatives/projects
Ensure compliance with ISMS, regulatory requirements and information security best practice frameworks (e.g. ISO27001, GDPR, NIST, Cyber Essentials, ITIL) to ensure the Confidentiality, Integrity and Availability of systems

Skills & Qualifications

Degree or professional security qualifications and certifications such as MSc, CISSP, CISM, CISA or equivalent
Minimum 5 years’ experience working in Information/ Cyber Security  Excellent verbal and written communication skills 
Ability to articulate technical knowledge to nontechnical audience Production of policy/standards/project documentation 
Appropriate level of technical knowledge, hands-on experience of configuring security tools 
Demonstrable experience of designing, implementing and managing information security initiatives 
Sound understanding of security frameworks (e.g. ISO27001/2, PCI DSS, NIST), Data Protection and regulatory compliance (e.g. FCA, ICO, PRA, GDPR)
Desirable - Ability to conduct internal audits and write associated audit reports, Vulnerability Management, Penetration testing, Threat Intelligence tools, SIEM

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