Information Security Team Leader
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Full Time
Closes 20/10/21
Full Time
Closes 20/10/21
Who we are looking for
An Information Security Team Leader who will ensure that tasks are completed in a timely and effective manner, whilst working with the team to correct or improve processes where necessary.

Information Security sit on the technical side of IT Security and is responsible for software analysis, code analysis and the review of IT system topology from a security point of view. We work alongside all other teams to ensure IT systems are built and operated in a secure manner.

In-depth security knowledge is not required, however a technical background is essential.

Day to day work is fast paced and dynamic as we react to a changing landscape, both from a business priority change and threat landscape.

This role is eligible for inclusion in the Company’s hybrid working from home policy.
Preferred skills and experience
Demonstrable experience working in a technical environment in a role requiring strong process control and following documented procedures.
Strong team work skills with the ability to build an effective team of technical professionals.
Proven experience of allocating and co-ordinating tasks to multiple colleagues, tracking progress and achieving SLAs.
Ability to manage and make well-judgeddecisions in a pressured environment.
Ability to manage multiple streams of activity shifting focus regularly.
Knowledge of ITIL processes is desirable.
Well organised and skilled in effective time management, people management, coaching, conflict resolution, task allocation, delegation and risk management.
Experienced and effective communicator, both written and verbally, in technical and non-technical subjects to all stakeholders.
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Main Responsibilities
Responding to and reporting on system alerts from various monitoring technologies.
Supporting the project process ensuring that Information Security aspects are considered up front and throughout the project lifecycle, which may include taking an active role in external audits if necessary.
Ensuring that manual and automated testing is conducted and that any vulnerabilities are reported for correction or risk acceptance.
Taking responsibility for the security of the tested product within the project context.
Identifying any security flaws within the business software and managing by appropriately liaising with external bodies.
Creating and updating technical documentation.
Developing an understanding of the Company and supporting junior members of the team.
Identifying and developing new tools that could be beneficial in the security testing process.
Staying up to date with new and emerging threats.
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The benefits of working with us
Company Pension
Preparing you for later life with a top pension.
Eye Care
In a digital world, we help take care of your vision.
Income Protection
Your income is protected, just in case.
Life Assurance
Peace of mind for your family in any eventuality.
Bonus Schemes
Recognition for your performance and hard work.
Employee Assistance Programme
Supporting the wellbeing of you and your family.
Tax Free Childcare Scheme
A bit extra in your pocket to help with your little ones.
Life Events and Long Service
To celebrate your big occasions, dedication and hard work.
We were founded here in 2000 out of a portacabin, and now have bespoke global corporate headquarters in the city.
Our location
  • Historically, the area found its fortune creating world renowned pottery.
  • We benefit from great transport links due to our central location.
  • The bet365 Stadium is home to Stoke City football club.
  • Alton Towers, World of Wedgwood and the Trentham Monkey Forest are just some of nearby attractions.
What we get up to
As well as being our corporate headquarters, our Stoke office is home to our industry leading technology provider, Hillside (Technology) Ltd, and also support services roles to our gambling operations. The opportunities are endless, with roles in Technology, Media and Customer Support departments all under one roof.

Many of our teams operate 24 hours a day, so it is a hub of activity at all times.
Some location benefits
On-Site Restaurant
Tea and Coffee Service
Great Commuter Links
Company Leisure Facility
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