IT Security Officer

IT Security Officer

Job Title: IT Security Officer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Bristol, England
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + plus benefits
Reference: 165356_1635929925
Contact Name: Ben Gedge
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 03, 2021 08:58

Job Description

IT Security Officer - SC Clearance or eligibility required

Salary: £45,000 - 55,000 plus benefits

Location: Bristol or Remote with 1-2 days per week on site

A market leading Defence company is looking for an IT Security Officer to join their internal team, reporting to the Lead IT Security Officer. This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced IT professional to become part of a large and broad reaching company, facing and overcoming complex challenges with the support of the best in the business around you. You could already be an experienced Security professional, or looking to make a move from a related function such as Service Desk, my client would love to hear from you and support you in your growth.

You will be supporting the company with ensuring compliance to Internal, Contractual, Regulatory and Legal requirements, of particular importance given the nature and impact of the clients the business works with. To be successful in this position you will need to be adaptable and willing to learn and challenge assumptions, working on the cutting edge of technology across both internal IT Security and supporting with Bid Work and Business Support as an SME where required.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work with the Lead IT Security Officer and broader Security team to reinforce IT Security across the company
  • Support Key Stakeholders (both internal and external) as a liaison for queries, escalation, and compliance, including for Data Protection and Trade controls
  • Work across the business as required on urgent matters such as incident management, bid development support and training and awareness

To qualify for the role you must be able to demonstrate:

  • Experience with or exposure to IT Security from relevant experience or a university degree - including for UK Government Security policies and standards, SPF, JSP440 and other Industry best practice is beneficial
  • Comfort working effectively with both internal and external stakeholders on complex issues
  • SC clearance or eligibility required, with willingness to go through DV Clearance if necessary

To find out more about this unique and incredible opportunity for an IT Security Officer please apply with your CV attached and I will call to discuss in more detail.

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