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IS Security Officer

Job Ref: J16191 - JC Apply Now
Permanent Leicestershire £50,000 - £55,000 per annum + benefits

Our client, a leading end user organisation, is looking to appoint a new IS Security Officer. The Information Security Officer will primarily be responsible for creating and managing the company’s Information Security Risk and Governance programme. They will also act as a subject matter expert on Information Security.


Key Skills & Experience

  • A passion and enthusiasm for Cybersecurity
  • Experience of delivering IT Security solutions
  • Excellent technical skills gained in an Infrastructure/security background
  • Knowledge of business systems architecture and development life cycles
  • Competent with Project Management principles and can reference examples of successes/learning
  • Has delivered positive outcomes which have improved security or helped manage risk
  • Demonstrable experience in implementation of an ISMS
  • Demonstrable experience in information security risk management
  • Demonstrable experience in designing, developing, and delivering information and cybersecurity education
  • The ability to present Information Security in an engaging and positive manner, and to approach all work with a view of how to positively improve our clients business and provide their users with a fantastic experience
  • Demonstrable knowledge of the ISO27xxx family of standards (standards, codes of practice, guidelines)
  • Demonstrable knowledge of information security fundamentals and risk management
  • Demonstrable knowledge of internal and external audits - both given and received
  • Strong subject matter experience in application security, vulnerability and penetration testing.



  • Creating policies and procedures in line with the ISO27000 series standards
  • Working with operations teams to create policies and procedures aligned to business processes
  • Liaising with other areas of the business to capture infosec concerns and risks
  • Manage penetration test and vulnerability management schedule
  • Audit compliance against company policies and procedures
  • Providing InfoSec metrics and reporting
  • Manage InfoSec audits of the business from third parties as well as internal and external auditors
  • Working with the InfoSec Engineer to advise other areas of the business on InfoSec, including IT operations, architecture and solutions
  • Supporting the Head of InfoSec and InfoSec Engineer
  • Manage the InfoSec Risk Register from risk entry to closure
  • Build a shared knowledge database for InfoSec
  • Joining and maintaining relationships with industry and information security bodies, such as CiSP, NIST, SANS, US-Cert, NCSC, ENISA.


Location: Leicester

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