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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


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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