Information Security Team Lead

Location: Stoke-on-Trent
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £40k - 45k per year + Car Allowance, Bonus
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Information Security Team Leader

Information Security, Infor Sec, IT security, Team Lead, Software Security


2-3 days remote working (Post Covid)

My client is looking for

An Information Security Team Leader who will ensure that tasks are completed in a timely and effective manner, whilst working with the team to correct or improve processes where necessary.

This is a technically focused IT security role with responsibility for software, code and IT system analysis and security. Working along side other IT teams to ensure systems are built and operated in a secure manner.

In-depth security knowledge is not required, however a technical background is essential.

Preferred skills and experience

  • Demonstrable experience working in a technical environment in a role requiring strong process control and following documented procedures.
  • Strong team work skills with the ability to build an effective team of technical professionals.
  • Proven experience of allocating and co-ordinating tasks to multiple colleagues, tracking progress and achieving SLAs.
  • Ability to manage and make well-judged decisions in a pressured environment.
  • Ability to manage multiple streams of activity shifting focus regularly.
  • Knowledge of ITIL processes is desirable.

Main Responsibilities

  • Responding to and reporting on system alerts from various monitoring technologies.
  • Supporting the project process ensuring that Information Security aspects are considered up front and throughout the project lifecycle, which may include taking an active role in external audits if necessary.
  • Ensuring that manual and automated testing is conducted and that any vulnerabilities are reported for correction or risk acceptance.
  • Taking responsibility for the security of the tested product within the project context.
  • Identifying any security flaws within the business software and managing by appropriately liaising with external bodies.
  • Creating and updating technical documentation.
  • Developing an understanding of the Company and supporting junior members of the team.
  • Identifying and developing new tools that could be beneficial in the security testing process.

Information Security, Infor Sec, IT security, Team Lead, Software Security

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