Job: Head of Security Operations & Engineering

Title Head of Security Operations & Engineering
Categories Technology Permanent
Salary £100k – £110k
Location South East London
Job Information

Harris Global are currently recruiting for a leading FTSE 100 looking to bolster their cyber security capability

Information Security is vital to the business due to the nature of the intellectual property that the company generates on its clients’ behalf. Information security is championed by executive management and understood to be important by everyone in the company.


  • Responsible for the implementation of new security technologies.
  • Reviewing and providing operational security assurance within the change management process.
  • Providing technical oversight of infrastructure and security services delivered by suppliers.
  • Working with Threat Intelligence and Strategy to identify opportunities for security controls optimisation in line with threats affecting technology supplier services.
  • Running the 24/7 information security incident management process through definition and management of response handling procedures and operational capabilities.
  • Owning, managing and providing assurance over operational security controls and tools.
  • Development and maintenance of KPIs to ensure the effectiveness of security operations.
  • Maintaining relationships and subject matter expert advice for security operations.
  • Responsible for the end to end service for data loss prevention (DLP) and Security Certificate Management.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

  • Experience in building and managing a security operations team.
  • Knowledge of technologies such as anti-malware, DLP and forensics toolkits used in information security incident investigations.
  • Knowledge of Network infrastructure, including TCP/IP and Internet protocols.
  • Knowledge of Security Information and Events Management (SIEM) technologies and security tooling.
  • Experience in developing and improving security operations and SIEM.
  • Knowledge and experience of ITIL processes, ISO 27001 and other information security and IT assurance frameworks, Privacy and Data Protection.
  • Experience in security operations and stakeholder management.
  • Significant experience in a highly regulated business environment, ideally gained in financial services.


  • Security certification such as CISM, CISSP, M.Inst.ISP, CISA by a recognised professional body are required.

If you feel that you have the right skill set and would like to discuss this information on more depth, please send through your CV.

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