Head of Cyber Security

£65k - £75k pa
18 Oct 2016
16 Nov 2016
Contract Type
My client is an established blue chip Media Company based in zone one London. They are looking for an enthusiastic, Head of cyber security to drive training and awareness; control assessment and data loss prevention. The successful applicant will take the lead in managing cyber security incidents within specific business divisions and ensure communication across security and technology teams.

- Ensure the security and integrity of data

- Develop solutions/frameworks/best practices for engineers to work within to prevents bugs and exploits being released into production

- Manage and perform technical assessments of software including black-box, white-box testing and bug bounty programs

- Manage the development, and compliance, of policies to ensure security in the wider organisation including compliance with industry standards such as ISO 27001

- Advise on security issues that arise, whether it be internally (Sales, Operations, Finance etc) or externally from our customers

As a leader you will:

- Support and inspire the team to do their best work

- Set the team's charter, direction, and priorities with input from business stakeholders

- Attract, recruit and retain the very best talent

Desired Skills and Experience:

- Proven relevant experience setting up secure policies and procedures, including ISO 27001

- Detailed technical knowledge of techniques, standards and state-of-the art capabilities for authentication and authorization, applied cryptography, security vulnerabilities and remediation

- Adequate knowledge of web related technologies (Web applications, Web Services, Service Oriented Architectures) and of network/web related protocols

- Has a good understanding of web architecture and platform and has software engineering experience

- Interest in all aspects of security R&D


- Subsidised gym membership or home cleaning

- Free yoga classes, football bookings (5 or 7 a side)

- Unlimited budget for any software or books you need

- Lunch and learns

- Free languages classes (currently Spanish and English)

- A fully stocked kitchen with unlimited breakfast, drinks, snacks and fresh fruit every day

- Clubs/nights: Running, Theatre, Games, Poker, Movies and many more!

- Monthly company dinners

- Quarterly socials (e.g. cookery classes, go-karting and private cinema trips)

- Friday afternoon drinks

- Relaxed and informal office environment

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