Information Security Specialist

Posted on Aug 8, 2019 by CV-Library

Alton, Hampshire, United Kingdom
Immediate Start
£40k - £45k Annual
Role Purpose

The purpose of this role is to:

The role is a combination of Information Security consultancy, maintenance and auditing to ensure the protection of all the information/data and technical assets supporting the Security Watchdog business.

This extends to ensuring there are appropriate controls in place (Policies, Standards, Procedures, Processes, and Guidelines) and auditing to determine compliance against these controls. As such, the role will help shape the security culture within the organisation.

Key Deliverables

Ensure that the Security Watchdog maintain their ISO27001 status

Ensure that the Security Watchdog maintain their Cyber Essentials certification

Ensure that the Security Watchdog are compliant with all relevant Capita Information Security Policies and standards

Ensure that all Information Security standards, policies and procedures are maintained

Provide IS guidance and advice to all Security Watchdog business areas

Proactively inform and interpret the business impact of new security alerts

Complete all customer/client security questionnaires and audits

Coordination and scheduling of all penetration testing activities where appropriate and their associated required remediation tasks

The management of Security Incidents


To ensure that the Security Watchdog manage security effectively

To ensure the Security Watchdog senior management team are aware of the security status

Provide Information Security expertise to support all Security Watchdog projects

Develop and maintain on-going relationships with the Information Security departments of Security Watchdogs customers/clients

To promote compliance with policy, encouraging exceptions to be exposed & documented

To constantly seek to improve the standards & controls of security management within Security Watchdog

Person Specification

Required: Extensive job experience in IT Security and the ISO27001 security standard

Required: Good pragmatic understanding of risk management

Required: Able to communicate complex security concepts at all levels

Required: Good general IT knowledge

Desired: Wider experience of security in general

Desired: Management experience

Desired: Commercial experience

Capita Resourcing operates as an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates regardless of gender identity or gender expression, marital status, sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity, ethnic origin, nationality, religion or beliefs, disability, age, political opinions or trade union membership

Reference: 210571963

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