Head of Information Security, UK

30 Jan 2024
27 Feb 2024
Employer Sector
Technology, IT & Telecoms
Contract Type
Full Time
Who We Are At OKX, we believe the future will be reshaped by technology. Founded in 2017, we are revolutionising world systems through our cutting–edge digital asset exchange, Web3 portal and blockchain ecosystems. We reshape the financial ecosystem by offering some of the most diverse and sophisticated products, solutions, and trading tools on the market. Trusted by more than 50 million users in over 180 countries globally, OKX empowers every individual to explore the world of Web3. With our extensive range of products and services, and unwavering commitment to innovation, OKX envisions a world of financial access backed by blockchain and the power of decentralized finance. We are innovative in the way we think, work, and in the products we create. We are also socially responsible by actively participating and encouraging employees to take part in various public welfare activities. With more than 3,000 employees around the world, we believe embracing diversity and inclusion will spark the creation of long–term value for the industry. Come Build the Future with Us now!

About the Opportunity: In the Head of Information Security, UK position, you will be a hands–on technical leader in application, data, and infrastructure security initiatives within the OKX organization.

What You'll Be Doing:
  • As a Head of Information Security, UK working for OKX, you will improve security operational tasks and seek ways to mature OKX security programs for the local UK market.
  • You will report directly to the UK CEO with the Group CISO, work with the Security Architecture, and other technical teams to ensure OKX corporate and cloud infrastructure are secure and available
  • You will put your prior technical skills to use being an active member of the Operations team while making essential technology and process decisions to ensure the security of the organization
What We Look For In You:
  • 10 years of experience with Information Security and managing technical teams
  • Experience with log processing and visualization tools
  • Incident response coordination and threat hunting
  • Prior involvement in ISO, SOC 2, or other compliance requirements
  • Develop secure configuration standards and controls
  • Prior vulnerability management experience
  • Familiarity with SaaS Infrastructure and Web Architecture
  • Fundamental Knowledge of networking (ex: VPN, subnetting, VLANs, and Firewalls/Security Groups)
  • Scripting experience (Python, PowerShell)
  • Knowledge of AWS Security Principles, and implementations
Perks & Benefits
  • Competitive total compensation package
  • L&D programs and Education subsidy for employees' growth and development
  • Various team building programs and company events
  • More that we love to tell you along the process!