Security Lead

Job Ref: 50199869
Sector: Financial Tech
Job Type: Permanent
Date Added: 26 March 2019
  • London, England, UK London London GBR ec3a 4af
  • £50,000 - £60,000 per Year
  • Daniyal Bashir
  • 0203 910 0030

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Security Lead

My client is a world leading digital media advertising business based in Central London.

They are looking to appoint a Security Lead on a permanent basis.

The Security Lead will ensure:

  • Group standards and appropriate processes and policies are defined, implemented and maintained
  • Appropriate external standards are adopted and maintained
  • External regulations are adhered to from a technical perspective
  • The technology team is engaged in the design of appropriate security focused controls and configurations
  • The team is informed of their security related obligations
  • The organisation's risk profile is maintained and key stakeholders are kept informed

Security profile

  • Work together with the Global Head of Governance to provide guidance and expertise on all security matters to
  • Maintain effective communications and interaction with the leadership teams
  • Act as the key project, client and RFP / RFI contact and thought leader for Security
  • Manage internal change control meetings
  • Develop and deliver appropriate security training, awareness and updates
  • Complete security audits and, where necessary, remediation actions identified
  • Adopt appropriate group and industry standards and working practices
  • Review third party services and products
  • Contribute to effective data processing controls and working practices
  • Ensure effective Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery planning and event response processes and tracking are in place

Penetration and integrity testing

  • Maintain an effective security position for our applications and services through regular testing and monitoring activities (i.e. Penetration Testing and Vulnerability scanning) and follow up on the remediation actions identified
  • Investigate security gaps and initiate, and take ownership for the delivery of, remediation activities for all identified issues


  • Maintain working knowledge and provide ongoing guidance and expertise in regulatory and industry developments relating to Cybersecurity threats

Event management

  • Escalate security, compliance and data protection issues to the Security team where necessary
  • Oversee security incident investigations and responses to external threats


  • Experienced in Risk and Vulnerability (Nessus) Assessments and Penetration testing
  • Previous exposure to Business Continuity Planning
  • Understanding of network Security Design, Implementation and Support & network Security skills with Firewalls, VPN, IDS/IPS, Anti-Virus and HIDS
  • Knowledge and experience of Windows and Linux environments
  • Knowledge of Web Technologies including Web Servers, Load balancing environment
  • Knowledge of PKI (Public Key Infrastructure)
  • Experienced in planning, developing and implementation of security policies
  • Awareness of ISO 27001
  • Knowledge of firewalls and network configurations
  • Awareness of relevant EU directives and GDPR regulations
  • Relevant Audit, Compliance and Data Protection certifications

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnerships, pregnancy or maternity or age.

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