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Cyber Security Officer

Posted on Oct 5, 2020 by The Blinx Technology Limited

London, United Kingdom
Immediate Start
£65k - £80k Annual

Cyber Security Officer

Contract type: Permanent

Reporting to: Head of Risk

At Blinx Technology , our mission is to be the ultimate technology partner for privately owned, global businesses: Implicitly trusted to deliver secure and efficient IT operations coupled with business advancement through the proficient adoption of new and innovative technologies.

We service a number of international private businesses within shipping, real estate , energy, banking and investments , and our team are based across New York and London.

Key Responsibilities

  • In this hands-on and operational role, you will draw on your technical and domain expertise t o b e the trusted SME in cyber security and operations
  • Work with the Head of Risk to implement p roactive and skilled end - to - end management and coordination of cyber security incidents
  • Work with the Head of Risk and collaborating with the IT pillars , to deliver roadmaps for effective risk management
  • Prepare and present post-incident reports to the senior leadership team to convey impact, origin, root cause, and remediation
  • Understand the current threat landscape and attacks which may be relevant and t ake appropriate action to mitigate threats and remediate vulnerabilities
  • Manage the deployment and ongoing review of our technical security solutions in line with the strategy, such as SIEM, EDR , network and email security
  • E mbed e xcellent c yber s ecurity behaviours to staff at all levels in both IT and the business teams
  • E nsure that all systems - new and existing - maintain security and compliance
  • M onitor compliance with specific regulations relevant to the business, using the services of and in conjunction with our security partners
  • Manage the demand for centrally provided information security and IT risk services
  • Ensure that cyber security and IT risks are properly identified, recorded and managed for the portfolio of businesses
  • Ensure that security and risk c ontrols (technical and non-technical) are embedded in the right places and able to be monitored and measured
  • Assess third parties for adherence to our security requirements

Your Professional Experience and Skills:

  • Understanding and strong t echnical proficiency in the following / similar tools:
  • EDR e.g. , Ensilo or Sentinelone
  • Network monitoring solutions - e.g. , Darktrace
  • SIEM - e.g. , Qradar
  • Email security e.g., Mimecast, MS ATP
  • Microsoft security configuration
  • Strong working knowledge and experience in the management of complex cyber incidents
  • Demonstrated successful track record of technical and non-technical problem solving
  • Strong working knowledge of security management principles procedures and standards , including vulnerability management, event management, application security, identity management, incident response.
  • Demonstrated expertise in delivering proactive Incident Response work to strengthen our client's response maturity
  • Proven track record in applying information security and IT operational risk to real-world business problems
  • Experience in developing and applying a formal risk assessment process
  • Successful track record in dealing with a broad set of activities across a broad stakeholder group whilst managing ambiguity well
  • Logical thinker with a strong analytical background and good attention to detail
  • Effective verbal, written and interpersonal skills. Ability to speak to both technical and non-technical stakeholders, and prepare written reporting and presentational content with level-appropriate messaging up to executive level
  • Is strategic, systematic and can work well under pressure


  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent
  • External accreditation in both security and risk e.g., CISM, CISSP (preferred), CISA, CRISC in risk, especially in the absence of relevant degree certification (computer science, cyber security etc)
  • A minimum of 7 years' experience working in the field of Cyber Security and Risk

Reference: 964426507

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