Head of Cyber Threat & Security | Greater Manchester"


  • Company:
    Burnssheehan
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / Month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    4 weeks ago
  • Category:
    Customer Service

Head of Cyber Threat & Security | Greater Manchester
Manchester, UK
Competitive salary
GBP
Published27-Nov-18
TypePermanent
Ref NoBBBH11926
ContactTom Wood
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Telephone0161 249 7152
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EmailTomW@burnssheehan.co.uk
Head of Cyber Threat & Security | Greater ManchesterWorking as the subject matter expert in Cyber Security and Threat in order to help shape products that will protect against their attacks. Greater Manchester, UKA competitive salary to be discussed based on experience.Permanent position.Cyber security poses arguably the biggest challenge to a business today.When you’re looking at thousands of malicious bot attacks every day the challenge to protect your business systems and data becomes incredibly challenging.They’re able to defend against attacks that are well-known and common, but because of this people are creating new and sophisticated ways of breaching security systems. Bots are constantly evolving and this creates even more challenges when trying to build security systems.This is where you are needed.I’m working with a business based in Manchester who are creating a new role within their team. They need someone who can become their subject matter expert in threat and security research.Your role will be to immerse yourself in cyber security, spending your time trawling the dark web and getting to grips with the latest bots and malicious tools that are being created. You’ll take time to understand these, how they action, and how they can be detected.You’ll be working closely with the data science team; working with them to identify potential threats from activity that they are analysing, and also providing them research to help shape and develop products to minimise risk from malicious attacks.What will you be doing day to day?Working as the subject matter expert (SME) on cyber security and threat management.Leading all research into bots, bot activity, malicious attacks and the threat of these on the business.Working with the product team to provide insights that will help shape and develop security systems.Immersing yourself in bot development and detection and researching the latest developments in these areas.What’s in it for you?The opportunity to work at the forefront in cyber security, particularly focused on malicious bots.In the long-term, the opportunity to build out the research function and to build a team to support you in this role.A supportive and collaborative environment; you’ll be working with an incredibly bright team of technologists working closely across a variety of projects.A "grown-up" work place; an environment that encourages innovation with all of the benefits that you would expect; flexible working, flexible hours, incredible benefits etc.What next? Please apply and get in touch. If you have any questions, please contact Tom on 0161 249 7152 or tomw@burnssheehan.co.uk.Burns Sheehan Ltd will consider applications based only on skills and ability and will not discriminate on any grounds.
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