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IT Security Specialist

  • Reference IP-POJ-170627-02
  • Remuneration Up to £80,000
  • Role/TypePermanent/Full Time
  • LocationLondon
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A niche, forward-thinking law firm with a range of information security and data protection projects underway are currently looking to bolster their security team with an IT Security Specialist to be responsible for information security across the business. Being a rapidly growing organisation, this role provides an opportunity for an information security professional with broad experience to put their stamp on the role and act as an evangelist for information security internally.


Role Responsibilities:


  • The IT Security Specialist will be responsible for gaining an understanding of the organisation’s security posture with a view to identifying any information security risks to the business. Liaise with key stakeholders on practical solutions and implementation;
  • Monitor, report and escalate as necessary any security threats and vulnerabilities to senior management;
  • Promote a culture of information security awareness across all levels of the business, educating not just the wider IT team but also senior stakeholders and client-facing lawyers;
  • Ensure information security is considered in all decisions relating to infrastructure and systems upgrades.



  • A confident communicator with the ability to adapt explanations of technical security issues to the appropriate level;
  • Strong awareness of the information security market, vendor products, emerging technologies and industry events;
  • Demonstrable experience and understanding of technical security concepts and tools, such as ethical hacking, cryptography, penetration testing, threat and vulnerability management. Experience within a SIEM/SOC environment is highly beneficial;
  • A relevant degree such as Computer Science or Information Security, supported by a recognised industry qualification such as CISSP, CEH, CISM, SSCP.


This is a great opportunity for an experienced professional looking to join an end-user organisation with the chance to take the reins on information security within the business and be instrumental in the direction the company takes to improve its security posture.


Acumin Consulting Ltd is a member of the Red Snapper Group. The Red Snapper Group acts as an employment agency (permanent) and as an employment business (temporary) - a confidential service to candidates. The Red Snapper Recruitment Ltd incorporating Acumin Consulting Ltd is an equal opportunities employer.


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