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Information Security Officer

  • Reference IP31086-JS
  • Salary £40,000 - £60,000
  • Location Lincoln
  • Job type Permanent

Looking for an InfoSec role based around accreditation, improving standards, governance, risk and compliance within a highly complex environment but struggling to find the right one for you? We are currently helping our client to find an Information Security Officer, to join their systems team and be the information security focal point across multiple projects.

About the company…
• Operating for approximately 15 years, they have deep roots within the defence industry, working on mission support systems across multiple projects, for multiple customers.
• Named in the “Top 100 Small Companies to work for” across consecutive years they are one of the fastest growing defence organisations in the UK, have no plans to slow down as they win multiple other contracts and have a strong culture complete with decent benefits packages.
• Within the company, they have a cyber and intelligence division; combining their defence knowledge with their cyber capabilities to help protect some of the most critical systems within the industry.

About you…
• You have a strong background within Information Security, have worked across critical systems and are able to identify and assess risks in these areas.
• You will approach projects with an inquisitive and collaborative mindset; working with multiple teams (internal and external) to create solutions that work for customers.
• You will be strong across risk analysis, vulnerability management, business recovery and project design; being involved, and contributing to the security aspects, in the full lifecycle for customers.

About the role…
• Working closely with the Chief Engineer, you will be part of a team conducting risk analysis across critical systems.
• As its mainly project based the work can be a mix of helping customers to maintain ISMS, reviewing architectures against security standards and helping clients to achieve compliance across their organisation / projects.
• You will review, update and implement infosec policies / guidance for organisations; focussed around ISO27001 and security policy frameworks.

The technology / experience needed…
• A strong background across ISO27001; analysing, implementing, advising and deploying solutions to match this standard.
• A good level of knowledge across SPF and IS1/2.
• The ability to understand all aspects of the security architecture and the impact it can have on businesses / systems.
• Strong interpersonal skills including stakeholder management, analysis and attention to detail.

In an ideal world you’ll hold related InfoSec certifications (ISO Lead Auditor / Practitioner, CISM, CISSP, CRISC etc) however if you don’t we won’t hold it against you as long as you’ve got the experience to demonstrate.

As this company work heavily within the defence industry all employees must have, or able to obtain SC clearance for the role. If you haven’t got existing SC clearance you will need to be a UK resident for at least 5 years and be able to complete criminal record and credit reference checks.

The company benefits package include 30 days holiday (+ bank holidays), private dental / medical insurance, performance related pay schemes and extras based around the care of staff.

Next steps…
Apply, apply and apply, we’ll see how suitable you are and then get in touch to tell you more about
the opportunity.

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