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Director of Cyber Security Operations

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    Mike Aspinall

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    020 3778 1437

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    about 1 year ago

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​Our Client

We are seeking an experienced Director of Cyber Security Operations to join a growing security function within a highly reputed technology firm. The successful candidate will be responsible for leading the security operations function and ensuring that their security posture is always at the highest level

The opportunity will sit within the senior leadership team, reporting directly into the CISO and would be best suited to an individual with a proven track record successfully developing & applying original ideas to complex security challenges. 

Main Duties

  • Lead the security operations function, including incident response, threat hunting, vulnerability management, and security monitoring.

  • Be responsible for leading and shaping the cyber security strategy liaising closely with other senior/director level counterparts

  • Ensure that the security operations function is always at the highest level, and that potential security threat are proactively identified and mitigated.

  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders, including senior executives, vendors, and partners.

  • Develop and implement security operations strategies and processes to improve their overall security posture.

  • Continuously monitor and assess the security landscape, and develop strategies and solutions to mitigate potential security threats

  • Ensure the technical requirements and standards are met throughout the organisation in order to identify potential security threats and implement the necessary countermeasures to address those risks

Your Profile

  • Proven experience in security operations, with a track record of success in developing and leading high-performing teams.

  • Strong technical knowledge in security operations, including incident response, threat hunting, vulnerability management, and security monitoring.

  • Excellent communication and leadership skills, with the ability to effectively communicate complex technical concepts to both technical and non-technical stakeholders.

  • Relevant certifications, such as CISSP, CISM, or equivalent.

Salary: Up to £140,000 

For more information about this position, please get in touch with Mike Aspinall.
Phone: 020 3778 1437
Reference Code: ASMC7

About Rutherford
Rutherford is a boutique search firm located in London. Our consultants are the executive specialists in compliance recruitment, and also in financial crime, legal and cyber security, all within the professional services sectors in the United Kingdom and New York. We use our carefully curated relationships, networks and market knowledge to find the best fit for the clients in hand. We work with a wide range of clients, spanning from advisors, management consultants, corporate and commercial banks, brokers, exchanges, MTFs and financial tech, through to global investment managers, hedge funds, private equity firms, investment banks and technology firms. We began as a compliance recruitment firm in London and expanded to offer new resourcing expertise across legal and cyber recruitment. We have been a leading legal and compliance search agency in London for a decade and are excited about bringing our expanded offering into the technology area.