Security Assurance Specialist

Location Reading, England
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £70,000
Contact name: Aisling Byrne-Hansen
Contact email:
Job ref: AB52
Published: 3 months ago

​Do you have strong experience in control testing and knowledge of different technologies?

Would you like to work in a global, fast paced environment?

Type: Permanent

Location: Berkshire

Salary: £65 – 70,000 Per Annum + Benefits

We are currently partnering with a global technology leader who is seeking a Security Assurance Specialist to join them in their Cyber Security team where they are helping their customers remain secure and resilient in a world of increasingly sophisticated cyber-attacks. The Security Assurance Specialist is responsible for ensuring that the level of control effectiveness and compliance with security policies and standards across a wide range of security domains are understood and appropriate actions taken.

Responsibilities for the SECURITY ASSURANCE SPECIALIST will include (but are not limited to):

• Plan, organise and execute deep control tests across the IT, Mobile and Fixed Telecommunications network environments.

• Document testing, discuss findings with key stakeholders and recommend improvement opportunities to remediate identified vulnerabilities.

• Track remediation of raised issues and work closely with other security staff to provide guidance on security assurance and control testing techniques.

• Provide guidance for other Security Staff on Security Assurance and Control Testing Techniques.

Skills required for the SECURITY ASSURANCE SPECIALIST include (but are not limited to):

• Strong technical experience in controls testing in both IT and Telecommunications environments.

• Certificates in ISO27001 Lead Auditor, CISSP, SSCP, CISM and working in NIST Security frameworks are ideal.

• Experience in technical control testing, assurance and compliance is a must.

• Strong stakeholder management and excellent reporting skills.

We are keen to hear from experienced professionals who have the knowledge and drive to work in a challenging and fast-paced environment. Get in touch ASAP for a further, confidential discussion.