Head of Cyber Security

Location London
Discipline: Tech, Media & Telecom
Salary: £105000.0
Contact name: Felicity Handley

Contact email: felicity.handley@clearwaterps.com
Job ref: 6642
Published: 25 days ago

Join an exciting and rapidly changing organisation as a newly appointed role, Head of Cyber Security. As the Head of Cyber Security you will play a pivotal role in coordinating and leading response efforts to live incidents, developing threat hunting methodologies, and driving remediation of vulnerabilities across the entire IT landscape. This role sits inside a small but quickly developing cyber team, focused on security operations, where the infrastructure is large, varied, and in some cases quite unusual!

Key Responsibilities of the Head of Cyber Security:

  • Track new and emerging threats to our IT environment.

  • Coordinate detection and response activity between suppliers and stakeholders.

  • Maximize existing technologies to ensure a robust identification and remediation of security incidents and vulnerabilities.

  • Own and execute on a vulnerability management strategy across all cloud environments, applications, and other dependencies.

  • Own and execute on incident response efforts collaborating across Security and other teams as necessary.

  • Define a roadmap to continually assess and iterate security best practices for our cloud environments.

  • Support IT, infrastructure, and infrastructure security efforts where possible.

  • Undertake threat hunting to proactively discover new threats and drive strategies for remediation.

  • Manage internal team of security engineers.

  • Coordinate and lead response through a team of engineers to live incidents between our IT Teams, System Owners, MSSP, and IT Service Providers through to completion.

  • Develop threat hunting methodology and innovative ways to detect malicious activity.

  • Drive remediation of vulnerabilities discovered across our entire IT landscape as reported by our MSSP and internal tooling and helping create systems, methodologies to reduce attack surface and mitigate threats.

Experience required of the Head of Cyber Security:

  • Technical ability to respond to common phishing and malware security incidents using common EDR and Network tooling.

  • Ability to think innovatively when responding to or resolving incidents.

  • Strong knowledge of security threat trends and best practices.

  • Familiarity with common tactics, techniques, and procedures of attackers.

  • Understanding of security controls (e.g., NIST, CSF, CIS).

  • Targeting professional certifications like CISSP, CISM, or CCSP.

If you are excited about the opportunity to be part of something big and possess the skills and experience required of the Head of Cyber Security, please submit your CV. We look forward to hearing from you!