Information Security Lead – Newcastle upon Tyne

SearchBI SearchBI

Local IT Services Firm

Information Security Lead – Newcastle upon Tyne – £40-50K+ bens


A technology firm based in central Newcastle upon Tyne are actively seeking an Information Security Lead to take full ownership of all information, systems and issues surrounding payment services. This is a unique role in a rapidly growing industry, providing unique scope to become a recognised figure in the Security marketplace.


The Information Security Lead is ultimately responsible for safeguarding information system assets by identifying and solving security problems. This is achieved through having a thorough understanding of how my client operate and interact with some of the world’s largest firms.


Core responsibilities:

  • Key focal point for all information technology security matters
  • Maintain and implement security best practices
  • Interact with all business areas to ensure policies are followed from design through to delivery and implementation
  • Full ownership for security monitoring, investigation and incident response
  • Ensure internal / external partnerships implement security to required standards
  • Drive continuous improvement across the organisation


In order to apply, you must have the following:

  • Circa 4 years’ experience in Information Security Management
  • Relevant industry qualifications e.g. CCSA, SSCA, CISM, CISSP, or even a degree in Information Security
  • Understanding of ISO27000, PCI DSS or other relevant industry standards / audit processes

Other beneficial skills / experiences include:

  • Implementing / configuring security systems, tools and programs
  • Demonstrable knowledge in monitoring tools and network security systems
  • Application of vulnerability scanning
  • Ability to identify practical alternatives to mitigate threats / risks

This is a unique opportunity designed for an experiences Information Security expert, as this senior role hold great levels of responsibility from day one. As a business that holds information security in highest regards, you can be sure of ongoing personal investment and independence.


You should be someone motivated by the Information Security industry and passionate about this progressive market.


For more information on this position and other technical / Java / devlopment roles please visit our website


SearchBI are the first choice for Business Intelligence and Agile recruitment in the UK and internationally. We work with Software Houses, Partners and End Users throughout the UK and Europe. As unique specialists in this niche marketplace we have positioned ourselves ideally to satisfy the needs of a variety of clients. We understand our industry and use our expansive network to position ourselves as market leaders for all Agile Business Intelligence requirements.


Information Security / Cyber Security / Information Analyst / Lead / Senior / Threats / CCSA / SSCA / CISM / CISSP / ISO27000 / PCI / DSS


Newcastle upon Tyne / Tyne & Wear / Durham / Gateshead / Northumberland / Jesmond / Gosforth / Washington / South Shields / North Shields / Sunderland / Chester-le-Street


Candidate Application

You can apply to this job and others using your online resume. Click the link below to submit your online resume and email your application to this employer.