Senior Information Security Specialist– Manchester

Senior IT Security Specialist– Manchester

Are you an Information Security Specialist in search of an opportunity that will challenge your technical skills to the highest order?

If so, then look no further as this role is one not to be missed out on!

My client is in search of a Senior IT Security specialist to join its young and vibrant team of experts. This opportunity will provide you with the chance to work for a company that truly values Information Security and has identified the value that a well-oiled division can have on its overall business function.  An individual with technical expertise blended with great interpersonal skills will make your application stand out.

Currently, the team consists of individuals at varying levels of experience and you will work closely with the Head of Information Security ensuring high levels of performance throughout the team. Remote flexibility is offered with this position along with a great benefits package

Do not hesitate to get in contact as this role is gaining a great deal of interest.

Job requirements:

  • Assist with the analysis of security risk assessments and gap analysis engagements
  • Work on the retooling of the companies SIEM platform
  • Raise awareness of Information Security incidents and highlight vulnerabilities to the relevant parties
  • Create threat and risk mitigation plans and establish best practice in terms of dealing with risks
  • Assist in the development of security policies and controls such as ISO27001 and PCI-DSS
  • Ensure the organisation is compliant with various security frameworks as listed above
  • Lease with Head of Information Security on overall performance of the security team

The ideal candidate will have

  • 5+ Years’ professional experience in Cyber Security
  • Experience working in line with Compliance regulations such as ISO27001 and PCI-DSS
  • Experience dealing with integrations of security platforms
  • Previous experience creating Security Incident response policies and procedures
  • A background in Security Operations will make your application stand out
  • Prior experience working for an End-user organisation on their overall security operational functions
  • Display experience in reporting back to Senior members of the team in order to highlight risks effectively

Apply with your CV right away in order not to miss out on this position.