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Security Operations Specialist

  • Location: London
  • Salary: up to £75k + benefits + bonus
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: NH102220
  • Sector: Other Financial Services
Job Description

Assistant Vice President – Security Operations Specialist

An exciting new opportunity has opened up with a Fintech in the heart of London. Due to an expansion they are looking to hire a seasoned Security Operations Specialist who will be responsible for day-to-day Information Security within Business Services operations, and technical security matters across the business line.


  • To be responsible for the daily operation and management of the Security Technologies and Controls including but not limited to:
    • File Integrity Monitoring
    • Vulnerability Scanning
    • Security Information & Event Management (SIEM)
    • Distributed Denial of Service
    • Penetration Testing
    • Intrusion Detection System (IDS)/Intrusion Prevention System (IPS)
    • Security mitigation solutions in the Cloud
  • To be responsible for the Security Incident Management process from triage to closure. 
  • To perform risk assessments on changes to systems as a result of regular compliance processes (patching, configuration and security standards) and design changes by taking part in the change management processes.


  • A high level of professional expertise in technical security with ample hands on experience; demonstrates a broad and deep understanding and is able to effectively apply this to complex business situations
  • Knowledge of Security around Web Enabled Apps and associated Server-Side infrastructure
  • Proven experience of implementation/delivery of technical security solutions
  • Considerable knowledge of cryptographic management techniques and algorithms
  • Knowledge of cloud computing in general and AWS cloud security in particular (desirable)
  • Experience of working in payment domain and with standards such as PCI (desirable)
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