Security Operations Lead

Job Title: Security Operations Lead
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Maidenhead, Berkshire
Salary: Competitive salary + Benefits + Bonus
Start Date: Q1 - 2017
Reference: BBBH5790
Contact Name: Jack Grimes
Contact Email: jgrimes@venquis.com
Job Published: December 23, 2016 11:53

Job Description

Security Operations Lead

This is an IT transformation journey to simplify, standardise and centralize the technology landscape. The objective is to create the foundation from which it can drive the digitization agenda of the newly formed cluster of Transport & Logistics brands. The first step in the IT Strategy is to put in place a core IT team that can deliver standard IT services.

A vacancy exists for a Security Operations Lead

Responsible for leading a team to proactively monitor operations and protect the company's IT estate from threats and vulnerabilities. Will work collaboratively with the Infrastructure Service Provider and the company Security Architecture function to identify and mediate against potential the on-going security and integrity of the IT estate. Responsible for managing Company Access Governance technologies, processes and compliance reporting.

  • Proactively monitoring Security Incident Event Management (SIEM) systems and managing associated incident response processes for Terminals globally
  • Ensuring and real time operational security in conjunction with the Infrastructure Service Provider for all related IT infrastructure including networks, servers, systems, applications, services, software and end user computing devices
  • Undertaking continuous information security vulnerability assessment ensure information assurance using established security and risk management solutions
  • Ensuring that appropriate internal and external security testing of new systems and changes to systems is successfully completed before these are introduced into production use
  • Managing the performance of IT Security Operations by providing direction, setting individual objectives and recognising performance against objectives
  • Managing Access Governance technologies, processes and compliance reporting to ensure access policies are effectively applied
  • Identifying potential business continuity exposures and recommending clear actions required to address these
  • Leading a team to develop IT Security Operations policies, standards, processes and controls in line with global, regional and local statutory requirements and in accordance with good industry practice
  • Leading a team to prepare, deliver and plan for IT Security Operations in line with the agreed business strategy, which addresses evolving business risks and IT control requirements and assigns information protection ownership

  • Bachelor degree in Computer Science or related experience/certifications.
  • Experience in IT Security Operations - essential
  • Advanced knowledge of IT security operations - essential
  • Advanced knowledge of ISO27001 - essential
  • Advanced knowledge of Security Monitoring and compliance reporting tools (e.g. SIEM, IDS/IPS, DLP) for example HP ArcSight, Splunk - essential
  • Advanced knowledge of Network Security solutions (including Firewalls, NAC, 2FA, Network Protocols/Ports and Perimeter, host security intrusion techniques and Encryption) - essential
  • Advanced knowledge of Access Governance Tools and Processes - essential
  • Advanced knowledge of IT information security forensic analysis including Big Data, security analytics and threat hunting - essential
  • Medium knowledge of IT service introduction - advantageous
  • Fluent written and spoken English - essential
  • Experience in Business & IT Transition & Transformation
  • Additionally, we expect you have strong independent drive and goal-orientation, a high level of self-confidence combined with the ability to meet deadlines through prioritizing and organizing activities.
  • Experience in managing complex stakeholder's maps
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
  • Exposure to project lifecycle
  • Good prioritization skills
  • Strong communication and advisory skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills/personal impact
  • Solves challenges based on accurate identification of underlying factors/causes and is aware of the impact of proposed solutions outside their own immediate area
  • Works well under pressure and can navigate uncertainty

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