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Information Security Specialist

Job Title: Information Security Specialist
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Cambridge, United Kingdom
REF: 356
Contact Name: Anna-Louisa Lindberg
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Job Published: almost 2 years ago

Job Description

Information Security Specialist

Location: Cambridge, commutable from Cambridge, St Neots, Stevenage, Bedford, Peterborough, Bury St Edmunds

Salary: 35-45k

Are you a technically hands on Information Security Specialist with a keen interest in Governance and compliance, then this role is for you:

Your responsibilities would include:

  • Being the advocate for best practice in information security and information governance
  • Develop as well as maintain policies and procedures to ensure that they meet business requirements.
  • Monitoring compliance of policies and standards such as ISO27001 for both in-house IT and SaaS
  • Perform network penetration tests, Vulnerability scans, security audits and risk assessments
  • Collaborate with internal and external teams to implement information security and governance policies
  • Collaborate with customers to adhere to compliance requirements and coordinate responses to incidents within information security
  • Monitor emerging threats and advise stakeholders on the appropriate course of action


You will have:

  • Hands on experience in IT and information security, development, penetration testing, vulnerability assessment, risk analysis and compliance testing.
  • Implementation knowledge of data protection integrity, operating systems and networks, databases and applications
  • Experience in operation systems such as Linux and Windows
  • The Ability to define and implement security controls in-house and in a SaaS environment
  • An understanding of current industry trends and emerging threats
  • A knowledge of information security standards
  • The ability to make progress with little supervision


My client is a global leader and award winning Software Company who produce software solutions to help the pharma-biotech and healthcare industries. Their software is accessible either through an in-house system or through the cloud. They have retained a start-up dynamic within their organisation and whilst expanding their multicultural environment to the US as well as growing their UK offices.

To be considered, please contact Anna-Louisa at 01908 886 031 or email