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Cyber Risk Manager

About the role

If you are a senior threat management professional who is comfortable driving client information security systems forward, then our Newcastle based MSP client are looking to propel your career in threat/incident response. They are investors in the region and will always provide further training and development to guide their staff in the desired direction. If you are a dynamic, experienced and adaptable individual then the client will reward and help build up your skillset to new heights.

The opportunity:

The cyber risk manager position in the business will involve working hand in hand with the companies various clients. The outward facing nature of the role mean 3rd party/ stakeholder relations will be a large focus; you will take ownership of incident management overall for the clients.

You will:

  • Support the Director Information Security, identifying risks and contributing to compliance and best practice.

  • Work closely with technical and Assurance teams in the development of system security standards.

  • Regularly review relevant security advisories and security monitoring alerts, identifying threats and liaising with our infrastructure and support teams to agree actions to mitigate the risk.

  • Ensure the right tools and processes are adopted to ensure all aspects of system security are covered (Inc. design, installation, and support).

  • Develop, document, and maintain security procedures.

  • Support training and development of Operational staff.

  • Contribute to knowledge management – producing KBs and support material.

  • Work with key suppliers and partners in relation to the security services delivered.

  • Support and work with the Assurance team and any requirements for compliance to both partner and external security accreditations, e.g. ISO27001.

  • Working closely with the product and pre-sales teams on defining security requirements for new propositions or meeting large complex bid requirements for security compliance

  • Working closely with all areas of the business to educate and evangelise with regards to appropriate security measures in all aspects of our business

Required Experience:

  • Experience of working for a Managed Service Provider or equivalent environments.

  • Strong hands-on server and operating system knowledge.

  • Knowledge and experience of Cyber Security threats.

  • Advanced knowledge in the following areas:

  • Networking

  • Server Security

  • IDS

  • Vulnerability Scanning

  • Malware

  • Anti-virus

  • Experience using security tools

  • Experience of designing and implementing IT & Cyber security best practice for on-premise, hosted and private and public cloud solutions as well as IT systems

  • Experience of defining and driving improvements and Key Performance Indicators related to cyber security

Benefits:

In addition to your salary, pension scheme and BUPA private healthcare you can also make use of the cycle to work scheme and free breakfasts every day. You can expect a fresh, open space to work in, modern kitchen facilities and break areas to relax or catch up with colleagues during breaks.

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