Cyber Security Assurance Specialist

Posted 19 April 2024
Salary £60000 - £70000 per annum
Job type Permanent
Discipline Infrastructure ​
Contact NameShaquille Stephenson

Job description

Cyber Security Assurance Specialist
Birmingham (Hybrid)
£60-70K (DOE) + Excellent Benefits 

Digital Waffle is working with leading provider of affordable housing solutions. Who are looking for a Cyber Security Assurance Specialist, to join the technology team. In this role, you will play a critical role in safeguarding the organisation's sensitive information from cyber threats in a pragmatic and cost-effective manner.

  • Conduct comprehensive cybersecurity assessments to identify vulnerabilities, assess risks, and develop mitigation strategies.
  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders and external partners to implement security best practices and address identified vulnerabilities and weaknesses.
  • Develop & establish supplier chain security agreements / contracts / questionnaires and manage completion and disengagement.
  • Ensure timely and robust incident management resolution, including major incident response coordination and management.
  • Stay informed about emerging cybersecurity threats and trends, providing recommendations for proactive risk mitigation and threat prevention.

  • Proven experience in cybersecurity assurance or related roles, with a strong understanding of cybersecurity principles, practices, and technologies.
  • Relevant certifications (e.g., CISSP, CISA, CISM, etc.) are a plus.
  • Technical knowledge and broad hands-on experience of working with security technologies such as the Microsoft XDR stack, vulnerability management tools, EDR platforms, SIEMs (Splunk / Azure Sentinel), Powershell etc.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to effectively prioritise and manage multiple tasks.
  • Ability to work supportively and collaboratively with colleagues across Technology & transformation as well as the wider business.