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Information Security Risk and Assurance Specialist

  • Location: Gloucestershire
  • Salary: £40-50,000+ Bens
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: HP\172343
  • Sector: Cyber Security, Information Security
Job Description
This leading household name is seeking a Risk and Assurance Specialist to join their growing Information Security team. 

As the Information Security Risk and Assurance specialist you will be providing support in ensuring that robust information security risk and compliance processes are embedded throughout the enterprise and adhered to. 

This is a challenging and varied role where you will verify risk mitigation using information assurance methodologies and enhance the organisation's capability for testing compliance with security criteria (policies, standards, legal and regulatory).  You will be involved in the escalation of information security related Incidents ensuring that the relevant stakeholders and business functions are kept informed and that any learning is embedded with continual risk and vulnerability management improvement plans or documented within associated information security documentation.

To be considered for this position you must have knowledge of information security management, security architecture and incident management in traditional IT and Cloud computing environments. Additionally, you must have good understanding of regulations and standards (such as PCI-DSS, GDPR, NIST, ISO27000) as well as understanding of recognised risk management standards and methodologies such as ISO27005, IRAM2.

You must also demonstrate the ability to apply information assurance methodologies to verify that risks are mitigated to levels acceptable to risk owners and to advise IT project and support teams on information security risks and compliance requirements.

Candidate must either hold or be able to obtain and maintain SC clearance.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a well-established and financially stable business that continues to invest in their IT/Information Security functions with ample scope for career progression.

To apply please send your CV to Harish Parmar- hp@barclaysimpson.com

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