Job Overview

Cyber (Operations) Lead

Location: London, England Salary: £500 - £585 per day + OUTSIDE IR35
Type: Contract Contact: Gabriel Moore
Posted: about 1 month ago

My client, a bank, is looking for a Cyber Security Manager on a long-term contractual basis to:

  • Working with third parties to establish and implement the baseline for IT Security controls
  • Ensuring that assurance over IT & Information Security control implementation can be provided
  • Establish, implement and maintain a suite of IT Security tools to protect IT systems and give visibility of potential threats and vulnerabilities.
  • Development of clear and concise reporting suitable for presentation to IT Management. This includes submissions of regular Key Risk Indicator reports that can be used to prioritise IT Security activities


  • Extensive understanding and implementation of the IT Security environment, policies, guidelines and standards, including ISO 27001/2
  • Educated to honours degree level and/or a relevant and recognised IT Security accreditation,
  • Production of Cyber and IT Security strategies
  • Technical and architectural knowledge of Microsoft Windows, Client and Server and Microsoft Azure Infrastructure services
  • Technical knowledge of Microsoft security and identity technologies, such as Active Directory, Azure Active Directory, PKI and certificate management, IPSec, VPN, DirectAccess, Azure Rights Management Services and Windows Defender.
  • Broad understanding of corporate IT infrastructures and technologies.
  • Demonstrable experience of successfully operating within an IT Security team.
  • Demonstrable knowledge of technical security solutions covering areas such as data leakage, anti-malware, vulnerability management, threat assessment, encryption and PKI.
  • Relevant experience in the Financial Services sector.
  • Ability to handle pressure and work to challenging deadlines.
  • Scope of services successfully transitioned to third party provider and knowledge transfer complete.


  • Experience of ServiceNow.
  • Desired knowledge of Firewall Technologies, End Point Protection, Malware Protection.
  • Experience of Data Loss Prevention and Security Information and Event Management tools.
  • Good working knowledge and understanding of (with particular emphasis on IT Security aspects) in the following areas: server virtualisation, VMware, W2K12 & W2K16, Windows 10, HP UX, RedHat Linux and Oracle, NetApp storage consolidation, Cisco Networking
  • Experience of MS O365 and MS Azure
  • Experience of working on cloud transformation projects
  • Experience of Data Loss Prevention and Security Information and Event Management tools.
  • Experience of the following applications: TripWire, McAfee, ForcePoint, Checkpoint, LogRhythm, Qualys, Netwrix, FireMon, BeyondTrust Password Vault, FireEye.
  • Strong communication skills with all areas of the Group

NB: this role sits OUTSIDE of IR35

Key words: IT Security, information security, business continuity, operational risk, Azure, security, Data Centre,

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