Affecto Recruitment City Rd, Sheffield S2 1GP, UK
Security Manager (IT), Sheffield - £40k + benefits We're looking for an IT security manager to join our client, a high-growth, entrepreneurial FinTech business in Sheffield. The Security manager role is a new position within the business, at this crucial stage of their development as an organisation, tasked with designing and implementing frameworks and processes for proactively managing the developing security risk exposure. THE ROLE: Your primary responsibility will focus on Information Security, but the role will also be responsible for managing wider security risks which the business faces. Given the rapid pace of growth the business has been through, the Security Manager will be a key driver of the design, delivery and implementation of information and data security strategies. You will provide objective assurance as to the adequacy and effectiveness of security risk management, control and governance processes by contributing to the delivery of a professional risk-based approach. You will need to coach and develop people throughout the business highlighting best practise. You should have strong knowledge of the digital security landscape coupled with demonstrable hands-on experience, but as important will be your ability to understand the wider business objectives, your ability to influence change at a senior level and embed practical security awareness throughout a developing and growing business. This will be a challenging but rewarding role that provides a great opportunity for a driven individual to influence and drive the security agenda within an exciting and ever-growing technology business. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES Identifying and assessing key security risks, whilst designing and implementing remedial actions for; Cloud based infrastructure and applications; Network intrusion detection and prevention; Vulnerability management; Email and data security; Mobile device security. Data breach and incident management. Design and implement technical security controls. Assess and mitigate risks across a technically complex supply chain. Implement plans to mitigate security impacts to our people, assets, business operations and company reputation. Horizon scanning of emerging security threats and vulnerabilities. Develop and implement a security strategy and policy. Working throughout the business to develop security awareness, whilst providing practical tools and coaching to ensure adoption of best practise. ESSENTIAL SKILLS & EXPERIENCE Experienced in implementing, or working within a standards-based environment, such as ISO 27001. CISSP, CISM or similar qualification. A minimum of 3 years Information Security experience. Access control and asset protection. Experience of PCI DSS. Emergency planning and crisis management, such as working under formalised Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery frameworks. Excellent verbal and written communication skills, being able to confidently advise senior stakeholders. Experience of working within a regulated industry. DESIRED SKILLS & EXPERIENCE Experience of working within Financial Services. Knowledge of Data Protection Act and the GDPR. If this role is of interest, or you would like any further info, please apply using the link or call the office. Affecto Recruitment Ltd is acting as a Recruitment Agency in this instance and is an equal opportunities employer. Affecto Recruitment Ltd is an IT Recruitment Consultancy and specialises in Software Developers, Android and iOS Developers, Infrastructure Engineers, Test Analysts, Project Managers, Business Analysts, Database Administrators, Data Analysts, MI Analysts, BI Analysts and Embedded Software Engineers with a vast range of clients UK wide but predominantly South Yorkshire, West Yorkshire, East Yorkshire and Nottinghamshire.