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Information Security Manager

Job Title: Information Security Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: City of London, London
Industry:
Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum
REF: ASH16670AL_1518608122
Contact Name: Amy Lawrie
Contact Email: alawrie@ashdowngroup.com
Job Published: 4 months ago

Job Description

Information Security Manager - City of London - Bank

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an experienced Information Security Manager to join a market leading, global business in the City area of London.

The Information Security team as a whole are responsible for managing security related events within business. The goals of the team are to ensure that issues adversely affecting the business are quickly diagnosed, workarounds are determined, proper root cause analysis is performed and actions are taken to ensure that the issue does not reoccur.

Key responsibilities of this Information Security Manager role are:

*Managing a team of security analysts and engineers in the support of security operations, and the engineering of security solutions
*Developing an operational support plan for the sustained success of the team - including measuring the team's performance, and training & professional development of the staff
*Staying current on the latest threats and vulnerabilities to ensure operational tools and processes are up to date
*Working to ensure incident response plans are up to date and are effectively tested, including the facilitation of table top workshops to simulate security incidents
*Monitoring systems to ensure that appropriate access levels are maintained
*Facilitating strong collaborative relationships with various organizational teams, both internal and external to the IT department to meet the organisation's goals
*Ensuring the cross-training of Information Security operations team members
*Assisting with development or maintenance of security policies and standards
*Being the escalation point for time sensitive problems and projects
*Prioritise incidents to ensure issues are dealt with in the correct order

The idea candidate will possess the following:

*Technical Certifications such as CCNA, CISSP, CISM, SANS
*Experience with scripting languages
*An sound understanding of application security and OWASP
*Ability to execute Incident Response stages of Preparation, Identification, Containment, Eradication, Recovery and Lessons Learned
*Five or more years of experience in a security role with strong working knowledge and understanding of information security frameworks, incident management, operations and application security best practices
*Experience with network protocol analysis
*A solid understanding of virtualization technologies and host operating systems including Windows and Linux
*Experience working with Security Event Monitoring systems and security incident/event management tools
*Three or more years of experience in a leadership position, preferably within Information Security Operations
*Proven leadership skills including performance management and performance plan development, situational leadership, issue resolution, negotiation, motivating others, forecasting and planning

The salary on offer for this role is circa £100,000 - depending on experience plus an excellent bonus and benefits package.

To apply, please submit a copy of your CV including reference ASH16670AL in the subject line.

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