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Information Security Officer – UK remote

  • Location:

    United Kingdom

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £45,000/yr - £65,000/yr

  • Contact:

    Madison Brookes

  • Contact email:

    m.brookes@locke-mccloud.com

  • Contact phone:

    0203 854 2230

  • Published:

    2 Monate her

  • Expiry date:

    2024-03-20

Information Security Officer – UK remote - £45,000 - £65,000 + Excellent benefits


Locke & McCloud are looking for an experienced Information Security Officer with a background in the retail industry to join our client, a leading retailer. We are looking for strong InfoSec professionals who have experience working with standards such as ISO27001, NIST, and PCI-DSS with a specific focus on addressing the unique challenges and requirements within the retail sector. This role will be focused on developing, implementing, and managing our clients information security strategy alongside their established InfoSec and Cyber Security team.

Main responsibilities:

  • Use your in-depth understanding of retail operations and associated cybersecurity risks to develop tailored security measures.

  • Identify, evaluate, and prioritise potential security risks and vulnerabilities and develop mitigation strategies.

  • Ensure compliance with ISO27001, NIST, PCI-DSS, GDPR, and more.

  • Develop and implement security policies, procedures, and guidelines that align with retail industry best practices and standards.

  • Lead incident response efforts in the event of security breaches or incidents, including investigation, containment, remediation, and reporting.

  • Evaluate and manage the security risks associated with third-party vendors, including payment processors, suppliers, and service providers.

  • Implement and manage security monitoring tools and systems to detect and respond to security incidents in real-time, including intrusion detection/prevention systems, log management, and SIEM platforms.

  • Provide regular reporting to senior management and stakeholders on the state of information security across our client, including compliance status, key metrics, and ongoing initiatives.

To be considered for this role, you should have:

  • Must have experience in information security, ideally with a background in retail, or similar industries.

  • Thorough knowledge of cybersecurity principles, practices, and technologies, including network security, encryption, access control, and secure software development.

  • Experience with standards such as ISO27001, NIST, PCI-DSS, GDPR, and similar.

  • Proven experience in incident response, including investigation, analysis, and remediation of security incidents.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to communicate with technical and non-technical stakeholders.

Our client offers a generous benefits package which includes 28 days annual leave, a pension scheme, discounts of all their named brands, healthcare, flexible working, training and development budgets, clear career progression plans, and more!

If this role is of interest, please apply or reach out to Madison – 0203 854 2230/m.brookes@locke-mccloud.com

Locke & McCloud are the UK’s leading cyber security & information security staffing company – through having a sole focus on the cyber & information security space we have been able to foster solid relationships with some of the UK’s most exciting cyber security consultancies & end users. Our focus on the information security space allows us to be able to help you find the most exciting opportunities in the cyber security market. If you are on the lookout for your next cyber security or information security role, please get in touch!