My client is looking for a CISO to join their organisation, based in London. Reporting to the CTO you will be responsible for establishing and maintaining the enterprise visions, strategies and programmes to ensure information assets and technologies are adequately secured across the Group. You will be responsible for the assessing, reporting and maintaining information security and cyber security risks, while championing a continuously evolving information security risk management culture.
Salary: £100,000 - £110,000 + Excellent Benefits
·Provide leadership for defining, building, implementing, and maintaining the suite of security controls (preventative, detective, responsive) across systems, networks, processes, and programs
·Able to work with technical engineering teams to formulate the technical design and process-building, with the ability to advocate and influence positive security transformation within the broader security organization
·The CISO will develops and maintain the strategy for delivering and sourcing information and cyber security capability (skills, processes, technologies) to effectively address current and emerging threats in the context of business strategies. The CISO also acts as owner and sponsor of major transformational (and global) Information Security Programmes.
·Specify, implement, manage and maintain infrastructure security solutions including updating and tuning of security devices (both in our datacentres and cloud)
·Provide governance over security-related operations, including change control, infrastructure entitlement reviews, firewall changes etc.
·Be a key in the supervision and direction of any incident response, activities and preparation for Cybersecurity Operations in participate the CISO will be the spear head to enterprise security incident response activities
·Maintain appropriate operational documentation, procedures, processes and hardware and software inventory detail
·Provide tactical and strategic directions with ability to manage and communicate vision across multiple teams within the business.
·An advocate of key information security performance indicators and continuous improvement planning and continually seek out ways to improve and innovate in security operations
·Conduct operation event analysis reporting on activities through regular scheduled reporting and communications
Key competencies and experience required
·6- 8 Years' experience in a combination of risk management and information security management roles.
·Proven experience and with a successful track record in developing and running a CISO function for an international company providing critical digital services such as FinTech, payments systems, financial exchanges, digital security services
·Qualifications of BS in Computer Science or equivalent is expected, ideally with an academic or professional qualification in information security (M.Sc., or similar).
·Strong understanding of current industry infrastructure standards and practices, along with an engineering oriented background
·Excellent communication, organizational, verbal and written skills; able to present to all levels from management, engineering and Executive.
·Experience of managing 3rd party vendors and agencies, in ensuring best practises are delivered to managing major security indents.
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