Head of IT Security, London

Head of IT Security, London

  • Location

    City of London, London

  • Sector:

    Infrastructure & Networks

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  • Salary:

    £90000 - £100000 per annum + Excellent Benefits

  • Contact:

    Andrew Nitek

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International financial services organisation require a Head of IT Security for a major new and exciting role.

This role will sit within the global infrastructure team and will be responsible for the day to day management from a strategic & technical perspective for all information security activities.

Key day to day accountabilities will include:

  • Working with stakeholders up to C level on the IT security policy
  • Third party supplier management
  • Configure, maintain and operate event logging and SIEM
  • Produce monthly security metrics as part of the Key Risk Indicators initiative.
  • Collaborate with audit & regulatory bodies to provide responses & remediation plans to findings
  • Contribute to security incident management and root cause analysis
  • Management of a technical team of engineers
  • Providing security guidance to internal infrastructure teams Managing and tracking security threats

Your background will be

  • Strong management experience within a specialist IT security function
  • CISSP certified
  • Strong technical background with a minimum 10 years' experience in various IT Security technologies and various methodologies (examples include, but not limited to: vulnerability management, security monitoring, security operations, security programme management)
  • Strong understanding of networking concepts, secure network/systems configuration/operating systems/application security and cloud platforms.
  • Experience of working within large scale complex IT environments in the financial industry
  • Security incident management experience
  • Extensive knowledge of internet security issues and the threat landscape

Please send your CV for immediate consideration.