Cyber Security Officer (Permanent)

Recruiter
Renfrewshire Council
Location
United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive
Posted
14 Jul 2017
Closes
24 Jul 2017
Job Type
Contract
Advert
This post will be based at Renfrewshire Council, Cotton Street, Paisley, PA1 1LQ

The Council is seeking an individual who has an enthusiastic interest in a career in a cyber security related role working alongside the Enterprise Architect Team.

The Council like other organisations around the world is targeted by cyber-attacks. Hackers are very attracted to our digital doorstep and they're trying to break in; we need to ensure that the Council is a digitally secure place and our content is protected from compromise.

The Council Cyber Security team works to maintain and promote all aspects of cyber security across the organisation:

•keeping information systems secure
•managing cyber security related risks
•writing and ensuring compliance with information security related policies
•liaising with 3rd party suppliers
•conducting compliance reviews
•providing advice, guidance, training, and awareness activities

We are looking for an individual with an inquisitive mind, eye for detail and aptitude for problem solving.

In return we will provide you with training and experience of cyber security and cyber threat management in a modern, progressive and challenging environment.

You will be enthusiastic and ambitious with a genuine interest in the area of cyber security and a willingness to succeed.

You must be educated to degree level or equivalent. If you do not already hold a cyber security qualification, the Council shall place you on a two-year training programme and support you to become a fully qualified and experienced Cyber Security Officer.

You must have an understanding of security methodologies, best practice and industry standards and be able to translate business objectives and requirements into a coherent delivery plan.

You must also be conversant with current published HMG Cyber Security standards and guidelines.

If successful, you will be required to undertake a Disclosure Scotland check, the level of check will be determined by the duties of the post. If you would like further information in relation to the Disclosure Scotland checks, please visit

Closing Date - Monday 31 July 2017

See also:
Cyber Security Officer - Job Outline.docx