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Information Security Specialist

  • Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + package
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Birmingham, West Midlands
  • Sector: Security
  • Date posted: 14/02/2018
  • Job reference: J381666A

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IT Security Specialist - IT and Information Security - Birmingham

A key position for an established IT Security Professional, looking to take on more responsibility and have more influence across an organisation.

IT Security Specialist - £45-55k

You will be responsible for driving the delivery of Third Party Information Security due diligence reviews as well as managing relationship and process with third parties for penetration testing and Information Security audits

Driving the delivery of Third Party Information Security due diligence reviews
Manage reporting and remediation for Security Incidents
Analysis and classification of customer and company information assets
Analysis, Management and deployment of Data Leak Prevention tools and services
Close liaison with internal Data Protection Officer and commercial staff to ensure technical compliance with legal requirements under the Data Protection Act and forthcoming European General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR)
Review and provide input to the maintenance or creation of Information Security and IT Security Standards and Guidelines
Review and provide input to Information Security policy exceptions
Support the programme of periodic Information Security risk reviews and spot checks

Essential Skills

A recognised, or working towards, an Information Security qualification (essential)
Awareness of legal, technical and assurance principles as they relate to Information Security
The ability to effectively gather, analyse and communicate, both verbally and in writing across the internal stakeholder and third party communities
Experience of governance and conformance related to ISO standards 27001 & 22301
Competence in Information Security related matters
Educated in a subject with preferably an IT, analytical or commercial focus.

Desirable Skills

Demonstrable experience in an IT Security, technical or advisory role
Good experience of providing independent assurance on the deployment of secure solutions
Working understanding of telecommunications and data services sector
Personal Profile

This company is looking for a collaborative individual, who is both knowledgeable and passionate about their own development.

Are you the person we're looking for?
Interviews are taking place immediately, send a CV ASAP to or to find out more call
01619 243912

Birmingham, West Midlands, UK

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