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Information Security Officer

  • Location:

    City of London

  • Sector:

    Cyber Security

  • Job type:


  • Contact:

    Octavian Donnelly

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    020 3778 0874

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  • Published:

    15 days ago

  • Expiry date:


​Our Client

Our client, a globally known FTSE250 company which specialises in information services, is currently seeking an Information Security Officer to join its London-based office. The successful candidate will be reporting into the Head of Risk and Compliance.

Whilst there are no direct reports for this position, the Information Security Officer will receive overall support by the central security team.

Main Duties

The Information Security Officer will cover some of the main pillars of its division, from events to derivatives.

Key responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Work with the group CISO and be the main point of contact for main security matters

  • Provide strategic inputs on the function’s security posture improvements

  • Implement required security controls

  • Be the point of escalation for all security matters within the function

  • Oversee the implementation of processes, policies and procedures into the function

Your Profile

  • Understanding of security frameworks (ISO27001/NIST/HIPAA/SOC2). Whilst the candidate is not required to be familiar with all standards, there is an expectation to be willing to become familiar with SOC2


  • Solid track record in managing senior relationships through a major transformation

  • Good knowledge of technical security operating principles

  • Exposure and experience across Security portfolios would be beneficial

Also desirable for this role:

  • Previous experience in securing cloud native applications and best practices

  • Track record in incident responses and investigations

For more information about this position, please get in touch with Octavian Donnelly.
Phone: 020 3778 0874

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 financial and 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.

Remote Working

We are currently looking for regionally-located Compliance professionals from across the United Kingdom who would be interested in working for London firms on an interim working from home basis: Kent, East Sussex, Essex, Cambridgeshire, Suffolk, Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Hertfordshire, Oxfordshire, Berkshire, Wiltshire, Surrey or Hampshire.

We are also interested in hearing from candidates in Manchester, Birmingham, Oxford, Winchester and Salisbury.