Head of Information Security Finance - London

Etech Partners
London (South)
Up to £100,000 per annum + Benefits
29 Sep 2016
20 Oct 2016
Contract Type
This is a great opportunity to be part of a fast growing and successful FCA regulated company at the forefront of a sector changing the face of modern finance forever. Reporting to the CTO, the role is perfect for an ambitious and talented individual, who wants to make an impact from day one. My client is an award winning financial website that facilitates Peer-to-Peer lending is seeking a passionate, highly technical Head of Information Security. The company is highly successful with 60,000 lenders and 120,000 borrowers, their systems are data intensive and require high level security. Overview of role: · Champion and owner of Information Security across the entire organisation, setting policies, standards, procedures and controls with a goal to achieving ISO/IEC 27001 over the next 1 – 2 years · Responsibility for a Security Operations Engineer, to form a dedicated Information Security Team · Responsibility for identifying and managing Security Risks across the organisation, including Risk Assessments for relevant outsourced third party providers · Ensure correct policies and controls are in place for Asset Security, including Privacy and Data Retention · Work with the Product, Dev and Test teams to ensure systems are designed with Security from the outset and regularly test them using relevant tools, to ensure the required standards are achieved · Work with the IT Operations team to ensure network security is a high standard and tested on a regular basis, including using third party security vendors to penetration test our infrastructure · Ensure we have good systems and controls for Identity and Access Management, working with HR and Line Managers to ensure JML and other processes are followed and audited on a regular basis · Design and implement a Security Operations function, using agreed tools and resources to ensure that potential issues are investigated and resolved in a timely manner to protect the business Essential Skills · Previous Information Security management experience in an e-commerce environment with relevant security certifications, ideally CISSP, GIAC or CISM · In-depth experience of the latest security techniques and tools, including how they would be applied · Experience with security technologies, including Firewalls, WAF, IDS, IPS, AV, Vulnerability Scanning, SIEM, Network traffic analysis, DLP, DDOS prevention, MDM, Identity Management, 2FA · Experience providing Information Security in a Microsoft Windows environment · Able to demonstrate excellent influencing skills, to work with colleagues, auditors and third parties to achieve a behaviour driven security awareness and culture · Excellent communication skills, good team working skills, ability to manage own workload, tenacious attention to detail and completer/finisher · Degree educated or equivalent My client is looking to interview and recruit for this role URGENTLY. To be considered for this great opportunity please send your CV ASAP in word format. This job was originally posted as www.cwjobs.co.uk/job/66744606