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[SJ-JOB] Manager, Information Security, London Nov 26 2008 06:43PM
iain InformationSecuritySolutions com

Position: Manager, Information Security
Location: London, , United Kingdom
Type: Permanent F/T

Closing Date: 2008-12-12

Systems Security Manager

Reference No. SF-339

Company Leisure

Location London

Salary £75,000

Package 20% bonus plus package

Start Date ASAP

No. Required 1

The Role

This role requires you to manage the System Security Team to perform duties relating to protection of the company and embed good security practices throughout all aspects of the business. The environment is fast-paced and includes state-of-the-art functionality requiring a quick mind to understand and implement new concepts in a dynamic workplace.

Key Responsibilities / Duties:

Proactively manage and support the efforts to improve, maintain and enhance systems security within all the facilities to ensure high availability 24/7

Recommend solutions, review, architect security and signatory duties on acceptance of enterprise and local integration or implementation initiatives

Troubleshoot and support network security devices and applications, e.g., IDS, DDoS protection, VoIP, Firewalls and encryption solutions

Manage security assessments, penetration testing and compliance programs

Provide security support for advanced OS Security (Windows /UNIX /LINUX /Solaris)

Monitor, investigate and respond to security events and alerts

Manage security incidents to include preparation, response, identification, containment, investigation, eradication, recovery, track status, follow-up, lessons learned, documentation, preventive or corrective actions

Assess internal IT infrastructure and services to ensure that they are compliant with the policies and procedures

Applying security framework principles and compliance requirements in the enterprise infrastructure

Perform Risk Assessments and security reviews

Provide support (outside of normal work hours) to the business

Conduct on-the-job training to staff as necessary

Promote best practice information security with key business stakeholders

Key Working Relationships:

Information security team

Engineering departments

Other departments

All staff


Organizational professional peers and groups

Key Skills and Attributes:


Educated to degree level in an information technology related field

Excellent analytical skills

In-depth knowledge and understanding of TCP/IP

Relevant experience with network security appliances, such as firewalls, IDSs, etc

Thorough knowledge and experience of UNIX, LINUX and Microsoft security in large environments, ideally global

Knowledge and experience of the ten Common Body of Knowledge (CBK) domains of Security

Professional technical writing ability for policy development and documentation needs

High level of initiative, creativity and motivation

Outstanding communication, presentation and influencing skills

Incident response management experience

Netscaler, CDN and load balancing technologies

Scripting and automation skills

Ability to apply standard risk management principles

Flexible and personally motivated to succeed

Experience within the gambling and gaming / IT / service / high transaction volume / financial services industries


A minimum of two years enterprise security practical experience

Knowledge of CISCO devices, routers, VPNs, etc

Ability to use PL/SQL and extract information efficiently from the datawarehouse and production databases

Certifications such as CCNA, MCSE,RHCSS

Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) (ISC2)

Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)


ISO 27001 and/or PCI DSS experience

Experience using products/vendors like Tripwire, SourceFire, RSA, Cisco, Imperva, Checkpoint, to name a few


With offices in London, Stevenage, Malta, Italy, Australia, Romania and Ireland and consequently a small element of travel (less than 10%) is necessary.


References are taken and employee screening is undertaken for all roles.

Please note that in order to apply for any vacancy in the UK, you will need either a valid EC Passport or valid Work Permit enabling you to work in the UK.


Iain Sutherland

iain (at) InformationSecuritySolutions (dot) com [email concealed]

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