Information Security Lead (AVP) - Private Equity Investments

London Permanent £75,000 - £100,000
  • Information security - tactical, operational and strategic
  • LINUX, SIEM Tools, Pen testing, Vulnerability management

About Our Client

Our client is a global investment management company with over £40bn in assets in their portfolio

Job Description

Information Security Lead (AVP) - Private Equity InvestmentsThe AVP IS' job is composed of a variety of activities, including very tactical, operational and strategic activities in support of the client's Security program initiatives, such as:1. Operational support

2. Security liaison

3. Architecture/engineering support

4. Strategic supportOperational Support

  • Coordinate measure and report on the technical aspects of security management.
  • Providing operational support across the core platforms including testing, improving and maintaining new and existing systems
  • Rapidly resolving incidents and problems in compliance with the firm's incident management process
  • Design, coordinate and oversee security testing procedures to verify the security of systems, networks and applications, and manage the remediation of identified risks.
  • Manage the day-to-day activities of threat and vulnerability management, identify risk tolerances, recommend treatment plans and communicate information about residual risk

Security Liaison

  • Provide security communication, awareness and training for audiences, which may range from senior leaders to field staff.
  • Work as a liaison with vendors and the legal and purchasing departments to establish mutually acceptable contracts and service-level agreements.
  • Manage production issues and incidents and participate in problem and change management forums.
  • Work with various stakeholders to identify information asset owners to classify data and systems as part of a control framework implementation.

Architecture/Engineering Support

  • Consult with IT and security staff to ensure that security is factored into the evaluation, selection, installation and configuration of hardware, applications and software.
  • Recommend and coordinate the implementation of technical controls to support and enforce defined security policies.
  • Research, evaluate, design, test, recommend or plan the implementation of new or updated information security hardware or software

Strategic Support

  • Work with the Head of Information Security to develop a security program and security projects that address identified risks and business security requirements.
  • Manage the process of gathering, analysing and assessing the current and future threat landscape, as well as providing the Head of Information Security with a realistic overview of risks and threats in the enterprise environment.

The Successful Applicant

Information Security Lead (AVP) - Private Equity InvestmentsPreferred experience:

*Prior work experience in an Information Security and IT Security operations role

*Experience of applying security controls to Microsoft Windows and/or LINUX based environments

*Experience managing incident queue's and managing incidents end to end

*Managing patching and Vulnerability Scanning processes

*Managing Penetration Testing and Vulnerability Assessments

*Producing operations reporting dashboards

*Security assessing and approving technical changes

*Strong analytical and problem-solving ability

*Strong organisation and prioritisation skills

What's on Offer

Information Security Lead (AVP) - Private Equity Investments


Financial Services

Offering a competitive package for the right individual with relevant experience

Join a fast growing and tech focused investment management organisation

Role will offer hybrid/flexible working as well as require travel (all expenses paid) outside of the UK - for example Bahrain

David Turner
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+44 20 7269 2310

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Financial Services
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David Turner
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+44 20 7269 2310
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