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Information Security Specialist

  • Location

    Northampton, Northamptonshire

  • Sector:

    Information Security

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  • Salary:

    Up to £50000 per annum + Bonus and benefits

  • Contact:

    Harry Moran

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  • Published:

    almost 2 years ago

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Lead Operations Information Security Specialist

Overview: Montash is working with a leading UK retail company who require a Lead Operations Information Security Specialist to work within the NIST Cyber Security framework, take lead and improve the maturity of the security operations functions defined by NIST. Furthermore, resolving issues, advising service owners, operational testing/assurance including vulnerability scans and penetration testing.


  • Investigate and handle Information Security issues by collaborating with other team members following the agreed processes
  • Act as the subject matter expert for security operations relating to on premise services as well as cloud-based IaaS, SaaS and PaaS managing issues and risks then communicating these to the service owners
  • Report key risk and performance indicators to the necessary assurance is provided to the relevant stakeholders
  • Provide input to ensure the improvement of the Information Security policies, tooling and compliance measures working as part of the Information Security team on the process and quality improvements to increase control effectiveness
  • Assist with security training and awareness to build basic skill sets across the IT and business communities


  • IT related degree: CISM or CISSP or an Information security bachelors or masters degree
  • Cloud security measures knowledge (AWS or GCP)
  • Professional experience with incident handling, change review and approval
  • SIEM Knowledge
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • A keen interest in Information Security
  • Comfortable communicating with key stakeholders