IT Security Officer

An International Asset Manager based in the City of London, is looking for an experienced IT Security Officer to join their growing team.

About the IT Security Officer Role:

The IT Security Officer is responsible for assessing and monitoring IT Security risk and facilitates remediation of identified vulnerabilities for IT security and IT risk.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Management of IT security and IT risk (e.g. data systems, network and/or web)
  • Address questions from internal and external audits
  • Develop policies, procedures and standards that meet existing and recently developed policy and regulatory requirements
  • Serve as project manager/lead within IT security projects
  • Promote awareness of applicable regulatory standards, upstream risks and industry best practices across


  • At least degree level in Information Systems, Computer Science, Information Security or related field preferred
  • Extensive experience of IT security or information security with a proven ability to engage with senior management
  • Several years' experience conducting IT compliance assessments (e.g. Sarbanes-Oxley, PCI, etc.) and administering IT security controls in an organisation
  • Knowledge of technical infrastructure, networks, databases and systems in relation to IT Security and IT Risk
  • Experience with IPS/IDS and SIEM technologies
  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), or related certification
  • Prior experience working within a financial service organisation preferred
  • Project management skills preferred
  • Windows workstation and server administration experience preferred
  • Prior experience performing security reviews and risk assessments preferred

This International Financial Services firm needs no introduction and is recognised as the leader in their field. The culture is demanding but if you are confident and have a can-do attitude the potential rewards are significant. The firm is also very focused on developing and training their people to the highest standards.

If you are driven, determined and want to take the next step in your career, this is the role for you. Great career progression opportunities await the right person in this exciting IT Security Officer role.

Apply today or call me on 0207 509 8040 to find out more.

Job reference information
Advertiser Robert Walters UK
Contact Name Darius Goodarzi
Telephone +44 207509 8040 (Please reference Dice when calling)
Reference 2581750/001_1488459947