This position will be a remote/ work from home contract, our ideal candidate will be a graduate with a technology degree who want to specialise in cyber security.
Building on technical skills we will mentor and support the individual up to certified ethical hacker and beyond. We may also consider part qualified security professionals and assisting with the completion of their accreditation. Over time this role is expected to take on more reasonability and become a fully qualified Cyber Security Manager.
As Cyber Security Officer you will own the infosec world and will be involved in all development projects. From management of regular pen testing and monitoring of all key systems to working to move us from DevOps to DevOpsSec. As a Royal Charity with significant amounts of child related data we naturally take security very seriously. We have complex systems and defences and a desire to drive standards even higher.
What you will be working on?
Continuous improvement/ development of IT DofE security standards, architectures, and processes, taking current technology standards into account.
Review and evaluation of IT concepts (hardware/software) for aspects of IT security.
Assuring the implementation of IT security requirements.
Management and collaboration of projects, consulting, and support of the specialist departments in IT security matters.
Control of service providers to maintain and improve the agreed IT security services
Coordination of IT security incidents.
Coordination of reactive and initiative-taking work to reduce the risk and impact of insider threats from an IT perspective.
Evaluation of findings and weak points, as well as derivation of necessary IT security measures including follow-up.
Regular review and selection of IT security recommendations from manufacturers for use within the company.
To ensure the business embed non-functional security requirements which will in turn limit the risk of introducing vulnerabilities into the applications and infrastructure.
To contribute to the design, implementation, operation, and maintenance of the Information Security Management System based on the adopted standards, such as ISO27001, ISO27002 and IASME.
To contribute to the risk register detailing known vulnerabilities, risk, impact, and mitigation plans.
To maintain an awareness of Security related technologies and threats.
Being the point of contact for security matters
Measure compliance and conduct risk assessments / audits as needed.
What we are looking for
Technology graduate with a passion and aptitude to move into Cyber Security
A practical understanding of the DofE or voluntary sector.
How to apply
If you are excited about the prospect of working for the DofE and believe you have the desired skills and experience to make a real success of this role, then we are keen to hear from you.
Successful applicants will be required to undergo a basic criminal record check (e.g. DBS/PVG or similar).
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application, please contact us by email
Applications will close Monday 30th at Midnight
Interview dates WC: 5th September (to be held virtually).