Information Security Officer

Reference

HAL/AR/055384

Sector

IT & Internet

Salary

Competitive

Town/City

London

Contract Type

Permanent

Closing Date

24/05/2021

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Information Security Officer – London, City

Salary – Competitive Salary + Excellent Benefits

The Client

Our client is a leading company that develops cutting-edge artificial intelligence solutions for major global and local clients in Europe, Middle East and Africa. They focus on developing enterprise software solutions that solve existing problems across a range of industries using advanced machine learning, deep learning and deep reinforcement learning. Their expertise spans across research, development, visualisation, and design, allowing the whole end-to-end solution to be developed in-house across our teams in London, Paris, Tunis, Lagos, Cape Town and Dubai.


The role

The company is looking for an experienced Information Security Officer to join their expanding research team either in London, Paris or Tunis.. 

The Information Security Officer will be in charge of designing and enforcing policies and procedures that protect the organization's computing infrastructure from all forms of security breaches. You will be responsible for identifying vulnerabilities and working with the IT department to resolve them, ensuring that the network and data remain secure.

To be successful as an Information Security Officer, you should have expert analytical skills and in-depth knowledge of best practices to prevent a wide range of security threats. Top candidates will also be excellent communicators, able to train and educate our staff in various information security topics.

In this role, you will report to the Head of Infrastructures, based in Paris. Given the current state of the pandemic, all work will be fully remote. However, relocation may be required once the situation improves. 

ROLE RESPONSIBILITIES/ACCOUNTABILITIES

Identifying vulnerabilities in the current network and cloud premises.

Developing and implementing a comprehensive plan to secure our computing network.

Monitoring network usage to ensure compliance with security policies.

Establish security policies and processes for accessing internal documents.

Establish security policies and processes for accessing customers confidential data.

Keeping up to date with developments in IT security standards and threats.

Performing penetration tests to find any flaws.

Collaborating with management and the IT department to improve security.

Documenting any security breaches and assessing their damage.

Educating colleagues about security software and best practices for information security.

Information Security Officer Requirements:

Degree in Computer Science or a technology-related field.

Professional information security certification (A plus)

Experience in an information security role.

Solid knowledge of various information security frameworks.

Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills.

Ability to educate an audience about various security measures.

Effective verbal and written communication skills

Work permit for the appropriate location

Benefits

Competitive salary

Working in small, diverse teams where you can make an impact

Varied challenges across industries 

Cooperation across European and African offices

Annual offsite events.

Flexible working hours.

Important Information: We endeavour to process your personal data in a fair and transparent manner. In applying for this role, Additional Resources will be acting in your best interest and may contact you in relation to the role, either by email, phone or text message. For more information see our Privacy Policy on our website. It is important you are aware of your individual rights and the provisions the company has put in place to protect your data. If you would like further information on the policy or GDPR please contact us.

Additional Resources Ltd is an Employment Business and an Employment Agency as defined within The Conduct of Employment Agencies & Employment Businesses Regulations 2003.

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