Posted on July 20, 2016 · Posted in TELECOMS

My Client is current looking to expand their security operation team and would be looking for someone to lead the way. Looking for someone who is experienced within IT Security Operations which is a necessity.

Job overview

To maintain, develop and manage effective Cyber Security operations in an outsourced IT environment. The role will combine maintaining comprehensive tactical awareness of the state of controls across the IT estate with planning and implementing a step change in the performance of Cyber Security operations. Areas of focus include: incident management and response, governance of service providers and continuous improvement of processes.

Principal accountabilities

  • Act as first point of contact within IT for all Cyber Security operational matters, including: incidents raised through ITO or other service providers (e.g., SOC), threat intelligence and requests for investigations
  • Develop and implement the plan for improving Cyber Security operational capability
  • Provide visible and effective leadership and governance across outsourced security operation providers. This covers technical/content leadership, commercial oversight and compliance
  • Line management of small team of technical subject matter experts (permanent or contract)
  • Matrix management of much larger team across ITO and other suppliers
  • Maintain a comprehensive and current understanding of Cyber Security and Information Security threats
  • Develop strong working relationships across IT and its supplier base
  • Define and implement a KPI framework that can be used to measure effectiveness of controls – and provide regular reporting on this
  • Own vendor relationship for Cyber Security products or services that are in production
  • Support Service Managers by providing expert advice on security impact
  • Assess the security impact of any changes to service
  • Provide support to specific tasks as required (e.g., for projects or audit work)
  • Act as a key member of the wider Cyber Security and IT team

Minimum required language knowledge (speaking+writing):

  • English

Job Location:                 Middlesex
Job Reference:              113420
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