IT Information Security Consultant

Headway Recruitment
50000.00 - 60000.00 GBP Annual
05 Apr 2024
23 Apr 2024
Employer Sector
Technology, IT & Telecoms
Contract Type
Full Time
Information Security Consultant NOT REMOTE

We are supporting our client, a global organisation specialising in Professional Services to the natural resources, infrastructure, and property markets worldwide, who due to continued growth of the business and client base are expanding their Information Security Team based in Leeds.
Seeking an experienced Information Security Professional based in Leeds with expertise in Microsoft O365 Security Solutions. The role involves providing guidance on IT security, developing, and enhancing policies, and actively supporting an enterprise with 8300+ staff and 100+ sites globally. The ideal candidate should have a minimum of three years of hands–on experience in security/infrastructure within an enterprise environment.

  • Proficiency in enterprise information security standards, including Cyber Essentials, ISO 27001, 27002, Data Protection Act, and GDPR.
  • In–depth knowledge of the Microsoft O365 environment, threat intelligence analysis, Security Incident Response processes, disaster recovery, and business continuity principles.
  • Familiarity with security testing principles, vulnerability scanning, risk identification, resolution, and reporting.
  • Experience in formal document creation, such as reports or procedures.

Key Responsibilities include but not limited to:
  • Assist with security incident management and response activities, emphasizing cyber threats.
  • Conduct daily, weekly, and monthly security checks, reconciliation, and compliance checks.
  • Handle security alerts and inquiries from systems and end users.
  • Complete client security requirement questionnaires and support the bidding process.
  • Identify and raise awareness of cyber security risks.
  • Develop and enhance security policies, processes, procedures, and technical controls.
  • Take a proactive role in identifying cyber security risks, mitigations, and opportunities to strengthen resilience.
  • Participate in the design and implementation of systems and applications.
  • Develop user and technical training guides.
  • Maintain and manage the IT Risk register.
  • Test Disaster Recovery plans, identifying gaps, lessons learned, and driving continual development.

Please note that this is not a remote role, flexible working after probation. The office is based in Leeds, LS18, and the working hours are Monday to Friday.
Salary GBP50,000–GBP60,000
For more information about this role apply now or contact Sally or Sam at Headway Recruitment.