IT Security Associate

  • Full Time
  • London
  • Location: London
  • Salary: Up to £65000 per annum + Circa £65K plus excellent benefits

ARC IT Recruitment Ltd

Founded in 2000 by Marcus Freeman (who is still very much hands-on with his valued clients and candidates) ARC IT provides recruitment solutions for both contract and permanent positions across a broad range of IT and business skill sets, from graduate entry level to heads of global businesses. Consultants, Talent Resourcers and support staff make up this unique and successful company. To provide a truly consultative IT recruitment service, our team update and expand their knowledge on a daily basis. We are an incredibly driven and passionate group of individuals (and individual we are – as you will see from our Meet The Team page). Each team member plays a vital part in making ARC IT a thoroughly enjoyable and vibrant work place. This energy is reflected in the way we engage with our clients and candidates and the strong relationships we build are invaluable to us. With over 100 years’ experience between us, you’ll be in safe hands. We have enjoyed steady growth amongst our loyal clients and welcome new employers every month due to our exceptional reputation in the IT recruitment industry. As well as recruiting permanent IT staff across the UK and managing a high number of contractors we also have a significant presence in Europe and the United States.

IT Security Associate, IT Security Officer, CISSP
City of London
circa £65k plus Benefits plus bonus

Sec Ops / Security Operation / Information Security / CISSP / MCSE

IT Security Associate is required by a highly prestigious investment bank based in the city of London. You will be joining This is a wonderful opportunity to work in a friendly, professional and vibrant organisation. Their security team is responsible for operational security delivery within the business. This includes: identity access management, threat protection, threat detection and incident management. The scope covers IT Infrastructure and Business Application security on a global basis.

Within the IT Security function, the IT Security Operations Associate will be responsible for IT Risk Management and Security Operations. The management of Security Operations Services includes providing assurance that all services have defined processes and the roles and responsibility are defined and assigned. 75% of this role will consist of Security operations and 25% will consist of IT Risk Management.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Improve existing technology risk management processes in place
  • Align to Group Risk Framework and Operational Risk Policy
  • Identify and design key internal controls for routine monitoring
  • Undertake internal control monitoring
  • Embed and execute Technology Risk Assessments in IT projects
  • Supervise or manage all areas of security operations including:
  • Identity access management
  • Threat protection
  • Threat detection
  • Incident management
  • Business Applications Security
  • Analyse impact of regulatory requirements on IT controls and reporting
  • Participate in Global Projects as required
  • Provide Security SME assistance with major IT Infrastructure related projects

Key Requirements:

  • A technical security mind set
  • Must be familiar with a range of security technologies including but not limited to:
  • Threat and vulnerability management Security monitoring
  • Access management
  • Data loss prevention
  • Network and application firewalls
  • Messaging and Active Directory
  • Operating System Security
  • Endpoint security protection
  • Privileged access management
  • Cryptography
  • Authentication
  • CISSP certified or a higher security certification
  • Security related certification such as CISA, CISM or MSc in Information Security (desirable)

You will be joining a very well respected and well-known investment bank, working with an experienced and collaborative group of technology professionals.