Security Assurance Specialist

Security Assurance Specialist

Job Title: Security Assurance Specialist
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Newbury, Berkshire
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Reference: 148702_1624864941
Contact Name: Ben Gedge
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 28, 2021 08:22

Job Description

A global leader within Technology and Telecoms is looking for a Security Assurance Specialist to join the team and lead on a number of exciting projects. This role is ideal for an individual with strong security assurance and control testing knowledge to take the next step up in their career development within one of the largest, most complex and innovative internal Cyber Security functions worldwide.

This is an exceptional opportunity to work on some of the largest and most complex Security Assurance transformation projects worldwide, leading on all aspects of Security Assurance, whilst also getting exposure to some of the most advanced security tools, strategies, and procedures for a company at the forefront of the global Cyber Security battle.

The successful candidate will join a well-established team within one of the most advanced Cyber Security practices in the UK, if not globally - bringing unlimited career growth and development potential. The client prides itself on its culture and provides a fantastic environment for their employees to grow and develop.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for ensuring the Cyber Security practice and wider Company is compliant with security policies and standards (predominantly ISO27001)
  • Plan and execute vulnerability testing to proactively find and remediate potential threats.
  • Develop security control testing and present findings to key stakeholders within the organisation, including recommendations for remediation.

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

  • In depth experience of the ISO27001 security framework, and control testing and auditing across all 14 control sets within it - experience with PCI-DSS, NIST and Cyber Essentials is also a large benefit
  • Broad knowledge of different security technologies and environments e.g., Cloud, Infrastructure, Applications and Mobile
  • Excellent communications skills, with experience presenting projects outcomes and findings in clear language to senior stakeholders.

Salary: £60,000 - £70,000 + Bonus + Benefits

Location: Newbury (Flexible)

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

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