Group IT Security Operations Manager

65000.00 - 75000.00 GBP Annual + GBP65000 - GBP75000/annum Bonus 10% plus Benefits
19 Sep 2019
20 Sep 2019
Job Type
Contract Type
Position: Group IT Security Operations Manager

Location: Birmingham, West Midlands

Salary: GBP65,000 to GBP75,000 plus 10% Bonus, Pension, Healthcare

This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced IT Security Operations Manager with strong knowledge and experience in compliance and frameworks to join an International FTSE 250 company based in Birmingham close to New Street and Moor Street Stations.

This new role reports to the Group Head of IT Security and will play a key role in the operation of IT security in a hands-on role with a key remit of maintaining IT Security processes operating to the required standard at Group level working closely with multiple stakeholders and divisions.

We are looking for an IT Security professional that has significant experience in corporate IT security in large and diverse organisations.

The Role

The Group IT Security Operations Manager will bring a wealth of knowledge and will apply it on a daily basis. You will be responsible for the correct operation of key processes and act as the key point of contact for Group IT security matters.

You will be responsible for the following:

Own and review operational documents concerning IT security, such as procedures and technical guidelines
Provide input to improve IT security governance, policies and procedures from observations made on a day-to-day basis in collaboration with the Group divisions
Assess the compliance level of the Group divisions against defined standards
Support activities concerning IT security assessment of prospective acquisitions of companies to determine any gaps that require mitigation and communicate risks to the appropriate stakeholders
Maintain the Group asset register for Internet facing systems, software and/or technology deployed
Respond to IT security incidents, suspicious activity or alerts reported by the Group divisions to
prevent further adverse impact to users, processes, systems or data in other Group divisions
Advise Group divisions on compliance requirements for relevant frameworks (such as
ISO27001, CIS controls, NIST Cyber Security Frameworks and PCI DSS) from the operational
point of view
Appraise Group IT security risks and manage the Group IT security risk register

Key Experience Required

We are looking for a pragmatic, experienced IT Security Manager with at least three years with an enterprise organisation in a similar role.
You will be proficient in industry standards and methodologies associated with information security, including ISSO27001/2, CIS Controls, PCI-DSS NIST and GDPR
We would expect you to have a recognised Information Security certification e.g. CISSP, CISM, ISEB Certificate in Information Security Management to support your experience
You will have the ability to analyse an IT solution from a technical perspective to identify appropriate IT security controls
You will have the ability to ability to identify potential weaknesses on a given IT solution (e.g. through threat modelling and/or risk assessment)
You will have the ability to assess IT security incidents, IT security advisories and IT security issues collating technical and functional information to define mitigating actions
We would also expect you to have general IT technical knowledge including but not limited to networks, operating systems, databases, application servers, web servers, cloud security (e.g. multi-tenancy, public/private implementations, SaaS, PaaS, IaaS), end-point security (e.g. hardening, anti-malware), web application security (e.g. OWASP), network security (e.g. IDS/IPS, SIEM, DDOS mitigation and WAF) and penetration testing. We do not expect this experience to be hands-on but a good general knowledge is required.Coburg Banks IT specialise in recruiting in a variety of areas including: Development, IT Support, Programme and Project Management, Business Analysts and Testing as well as mid to senior level IT appointments. We would welcome the opportunity of helping you in your career, so please send a copy of your CV to us