IT Security Lead - Vice President

£95000 - £105000 per annum Bonus, Pension & Other Benefits

IT Security Lead required for leading blue chip name in financial services. The IT Security Lead will be the key point of contact for all Information Security & IT Security related queries, concerns and technologies. The IT Security Lead will provide a high standard of user and business support in a responsive and timely manner while taking ownership for maintaining the global & regional strategy and controls for the delivery and operational deployment of global & regional security initiatives.

The IT Security Lead will come with experience working in a regulated environment and come with a good understanding of application security concepts including session management and single sign-on, Encryption and data handling technologies, Web application vulnerabilities and application penetration testing , web application firewalls (WAF) , DDoS mitigation strategies, Intrusion Detection Solutions ( IDS ) and Security Information Event Monitoring solutions ( SIEM ) .

The IT Security Lead will be a first class communicator who is comfortable engaging with c-level stakeholders in both regional and global teams. Experience in security consulting or advisory services in financial industry is essential and my client welcomes previous experience of implementing and co-ordinating a cyber resilience strategy. Knowledge of incident management and change management procedures & processes are strongly preferred.

Applications are welcomed from candidates with a good understanding of data and information security, and the implications of the Data Protection Act and other legislation. We would also like candidates with relevant industry certifications such as CISSP, CISA or CISM to apply , while a computer or network related degree is desired. Previous experience of leading or mentoring IT Security teams is welcomed.

For more information on this role please contact Neil Morgan at McGregor Boyall.

McGregor Boyall is an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on any grounds.

 

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