Cyber Security Lead

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Cyber Security Lead (Permanent)
£60000 - £70000 + excellent benefits

As a Cyber Security Lead, you’ll play a pivotal role in orchestrating the cyber security efforts across the IT Department. We’re seeking an individual with strong leadership, analytical prowess, and a deep understanding of our products, services, and Service Management processes.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide leadership in managing the Cyber Security Team’s day-to-day operations, including resource allocation, quality assurance, and adherence to protocols.
  • Act as a confident deputy for the Cyber Security Manager, ensuring continuity of operations in their absence.
  • Spearhead the creation and execution of the Security cloud migration process, addressing any identified gaps and ensuring seamless transitions.
  • Proactively manage complaints and escalations, pre-emptively addressing issues to prevent escalation.
  • Develop, manage, and maintain the security of the company’s IT services, collaborating with third parties to patch vulnerabilities and fortify systems.
  • Collaborate across the IT Department to ensure security protocols are implemented and maintained across all infrastructure components.
  • Lead the Cyber Security Incident process and response team, conducting war games and scenarios to enhance preparedness for real incidents.
  • Oversee post-incident forensic investigations and reporting, engaging third-party specialists as necessary.
  • Stay abreast of the latest security threats, principles, and protocols, taking proactive measures to mitigate risks.

Required Skills:

  • Proven experience in leading or supervising a technical security team, demonstrating effective leadership and team management skills.
  • Track record of planning, developing, and implementing Azure security technologies.
  • Deep understanding of infrastructure and application technologies, including but not limited to Server 2012+, ESX/VMware, Exchange 2016+, IIS, SQL 2012+, Linux, Citrix, and Cisco networking.
  • Proficiency in security technologies such as SIEM, firewalls, intrusion detection/prevention systems, anti-virus software, authentication systems, and log management.
  • Thorough knowledge of security approaches, including ISMS, risk analysis, the CIA triad, attack vectors, cryptography, and cyber security incident response best practices.
  • Strong problem-solving and troubleshooting skills, with keen attention to detail and analytical abilities.
  • Relevant certifications such as Security+, SSCP, CISP, CEH, CCNA, CCNA Security, OSCP, MCSE, or a related degree are preferred.

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    Robert Wall
    Head of Practice - Cyber and Information Security
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