Security Control Assurance Manager C London £ Highly Competitive

London (Central)
14 Oct 2016
22 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Security Control Assurance Manager – C London – Highly Competitive Salary. Great opportunity to lead and develop a cutting-edge technical security controls function from scratch within a leading financial services technology organisation who are taking a very innovative approach to managing security. This is technical security leadership role for a meticulous person from a broad and deep technical background, with a detailed understanding of a broad range of all aspects of IT and cyber security, who is able to think innovatively to implement a robust security assurance and controls framework, and to develop and lead the team in this new function. The role will involve managing a very strong team of specialists, whilst also owning and driving the implementation of a robust and innovative security assurance and controls framework across the business. You should be experienced in working with security controls, with deep knowledge of control and assurance frameworks (e.g. NIST, PCI, COBIT, ISO). You will have a background in penetration testing and the use of penetration testing tools to bypass security controls. You will have had experience with process security controls (e.g. SIEM, IAM, IDS, AV.). You should be able to switch your mind-set from attack to defence when assessing technical controls across an organisation, as well as to design and implement the controls and assurance framework within a very complex and highly critical environment. You will need to be passionate about information security, be naturally inquisitive with a deep attention to detail, and ideally have had some exposure to information security or an interest in this area. You should be an effective communicator and the ability to liaise with different stakeholders within the business. Acumin Consulting is a member of the Red Snapper Group. The Red Snapper Group acts as an employment agency (permanent) and as an employment business (temporary) - a confidential service to candidates. The Red Snapper Recruitment Group is an equal opportunities employer. This job was originally posted as