IT Security Manager


  • to £60k DOE + 26% Non-Contributory Pension
  • UK - Oxford
  • Posted: 06/05/2022
  • Permanent
  • Job Ref: 166115923

Job Details

IT Security Manager to £60k DOE + 26% Non-Contributory Pension
Based Swindon, with some UK travel

This is an exceptional opportunity to work for our client a service provider to the UK public sector. They seek an IT Security Manager to support the company strategic vision and lead a team of IT security professionals to maintain of the confidentiality, integrity, availability and accountability of company and client information and information systems.
In this exciting role the successful candidate will be responsible for the implementation of strategy, policies, standards, systems, and culture.

The Role

  • Lead the IT Security element of the Cyber Response Team as part of Business Continuity Measures.
  • Lead on assurance that systems are operated within defined technical security requirements throughout their entire lifecycle.
  • Manage a small team of Information Security Officers, being responsible for resource planning, task management, dealing with day-to day management issues and ensuring that the team are motivated, trained and supported to carry out their roles.
  • Lead on the identification, analysis, and investigation of system security incidents, conducting and leading on investigations as required and recommending appropriate security improvements. Factoring lessons learned into policies and processes, proactively pursuing, validating, and reporting system security loopholes, infringements, or other security issues of concern.
  • Inform and implement the Information Security Management System, demonstrating effective governance and compliance and contributing to the development of security policies and plans to protect IT services and systems.
  • National Security Vetting (SC) required. Whilst primarily based in Swindon, some UK travel will be required.
The Person
  • Previous experience working as an IT Security Manager with knowledge of managing teams.
  • Knowledge of the IT security risks and threats when working with the internet, intranets/extranets and web technologies that support cloud services.
  • Knowledge of the management and deployment of cryptographic software.
  • Demonstrable knowledge of ICT infrastructure – hardware, databases, operating systems, networks.
  • System Administrator skills and abilities to build, manage and investigate for Windows, and Linux systems (desktop and Servers), and either iOS or android devices (preferably iOS).
  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP or CISM).
  • Familiarity with ISO 27001 standard and methods.
  • Familiarity with HMG Security Policy Framework (SPF).
  • Excellent people skills, able to influence, build and maintain strong working relationships with a wide range of stakeholders to support, guide and inform, as necessary.
  • National Security Vetting (SC) required. Whilst primarily based in Swindon, some UK travel will be required.


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