Information Security Specialist (Technical) 493443
Information Security Specialist (Technical)
up to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
We currently have an exciting opportunity for an Information Security Specialist to join a UK leading Utilities Business based in Bradford.
As an Information Security Specialist, you will be responsible for supporting the Information Security team in ensuring that information within the Group is protected, in accordance with the needs of the business and according to Information Security principles of availability, integrity and confidentiality. You will provide advice & guidance to all areas of the business, oversee penetration testing, vulnerability scans, review new projects and ideas, engage with Third Party Partners and manage incidents and threats.
You will have a broad knowledge of IT Security best practices and understanding of current Information Security technologies, vulnerabilities, exploits, exposures and malicious behaviours. You will have previous experience of delivering Information Security initiatives and be able to demonstrate a broad infrastructure and technology background including understanding of security management.
Previous experience using common Information Security management frameworks, such as International Standards Organization (ISO) 27001, PCI DSS and the IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL) is essential. Ideally, you will hold a formal Information Security qualification or certainly demonstrate the willingness to pursue such qualifications, eg - CISSP, CISM.
As part of the role you will be conveying and explaining complex technical information to non-technical staff, therefore excellent communication skills both written and verbal are required.