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IT Security Manager

Legal
£75,000 - £82,000 per annum + benefits
Ref: 3800

Job description

IT Security Manager

£75,000 - £82,000 per annum, Remote/London, Permanent

A global law firm is seeking an experienced IT Security Manager to lead a small IT Security team. The candidate must have significant experience with a range of on-premise and cloud security technologies and solutions. as well as line management experience. This is a hands-on role, so as well as leading the team the role holder will perform daily operational activities, investigate security events and incidents, undertake security risk assessments, and provide security subject matter expertise on business, IT, and information security change programmes.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Lead and manage the IT Security Team
  • Undertake management and monitoring of IT security systems
  • Oversee the operation and management of IT security controls
  • Maintain IT Security operational documentation
  • Ensure technical security standards are Embedded into operational practises
  • Manage relationships with the third-party service providers of IT security services
  • Maintain the firm's security incident response playbooks
  • Monitor and respond to IT Security service requests and incidents
  • Undertake a change advisory role including reviewing new change requests and attending weekly change approval board meetings
  • Provide IT security subject matter expert on business and technology change programmes
  • Design security blueprints for new technologies and services
  • Ensure Security-by-Design is delivered as part of business change initiatives and projects
  • Collaborate with technical and project teams to deliver secure, stable and scalable solutions
  • Conduct technical security audits
  • Undertake security risk assessments
  • Provide management, key performance, and key risk metric reporting
  • Receive, review, and act on threat intelligence information
  • Maintain awareness of the cyber security threat to the firm, the sector and UK plc

Knowledge, skills and experience:

  • University degree in Computer Science or Information System or significant work experience.
  • At least four years' hands-on experience in an IT security position
  • Experience leading an IT Security team within a large IT department.
  • Relevant Security Certifications eg Azure AZ-500, CompTIA Security+, CISM, CISSP
  • Experience operating within ISO27001 and NIST frameworks, COBIT, ITIL
  • Technical Risk Assessments
  • Strong cloud security experience in Microsoft Azure and Office365
  • Ability to research and design IT security blueprints
  • Experienced in designing secure configurations/hardening guides for technologies and hands-on experience implementing them.
  • Must be skilled in root cause analysis
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, the ability to systematically break down complex issues and tasks into manageable pieces
  • Understands the application of clients' business goals and the place security has in achieving them
  • Excellent documentation skills
  • Ability to present ideas in business-friendly and user-friendly language
  • Operational hand on experience of the following technologies
  • Network Technologies, Firewalls and VPNs
  • Multi-factor authentication systems
  • Zero-Trust Architectures
  • Certificate Management
  • Privileged Access Management
  • Azure Cloud Security Services and Office365
  • Microsoft Windows server and client security
  • Windows and Azure Active Directory, Intune Configuration
  • IDS & IPS
  • ED-R technologies
  • E-mail Security
  • Vulnerability management
  • Web Application Firewall
  • SASE/Web Filtering technologies

Please attach your CV for immediate consideration to jamesinglebyjones@idpp.com

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