Security Manager

  • Location

    Swindon, Wiltshire

  • Sector:

    IT

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Ryan Fishwick

  • Contact email:

    Ryan.Fishwick@experis.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    BBBH120521_1584378493

  • Published:

    8 months ago

  • Duration:

    9 months

  • Expiry date:

    2020-04-15

  • Start date:

    ASAP


Role: IT Security Manager (Threat & Vulnerability Management)
Location: Swindon -
Duration: 9-12 Months

As an IT Security Manger you need be able to respond and adapt in a fast changing environment, be self-motivated, work well under pressure and be confident in engaging with Stakeholders at all levels of the organisation.

Competencies Required (technical skills, knowledge)

  • Extensive experience of implementing, monitoring and improving the threat and vulnerability management service of a large energy trading or financial services organisation.
  • Expert level understanding of both threat and vulnerability management services and information security
  • Detailed knowledge of system security vulnerabilities and remediation techniques
  • Excellent technical comprehension of threat and vulnerability scanning solutions, systems and processes
  • Knowledge of and ability to manage Windows, Network Device, Database, Middleware, and Application vulnerabilities.
  • A high level understanding of security architectural design and network design
  • May be required to assist and mentor junior staff or apprentices in cybersecurity techniques and processes



Supporting Technical Skills:
* Good Knowledge of Cloud Platforms (AWS and Azure)
* Goof Knowledge of On Premise environments
* Good Knowledge of Scripting Languages such as Python and Powershell
* Understanding of Windows and *NIX Operating Systems
* Understanding of Virtualisation Technologies e.g. VMWare
* Understanding of network protocols

For these reasons the personal skills detailed below are essential:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Good conflict management skills
  • Strong Organisational skills and time management
  • Ability to prioritise workload in accordance with a changing environment
  • Comfortable working against deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Willingness to take on work related travel as required to the UK and within Europe
  • Enthusiastic and outgoing personality



Additional Skills / Experience Required
As an IT Security Manger you need be able to respond and adapt in a fast changing environment, be self-motivated, work well under pressure and be confident in engaging with Stakeholders at all levels of the organisation.