Cyber Security Technical Officer

£30000 Per Annum
10 May 2021
20 May 2021
Full Time
Contract Type

Cyber Security Technical Officer

We are seeking to recruit a Cyber Security Technical Officer who displays a flexible approach, excellent communication skills and is an effective team player.

Position: Cyber Security Technical Officer

Location: Home Based, U.K Nationwide

Hours: 35 hours per week

Salary: Circa £30,000 per annum

Contract: Permanent.

Benefits: 25 days’ annual leave plus bank holidays (this will increase with service up to 30 days, full time equivalent) cashback and discount scheme, employee assistance programme, learning and development, pension scheme, Life Assurance, Eye Care vouchers, Long Service Award, Tax-free childcare, Health Cash Plan, Working Pattern Agreement, flexible working opportunities available.

Closing Date: 20 May 2021

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic interviews may be held via video conferencing. Please let us know if this will present any challenges when you email your application

The Role

The Cyber Security Technical Officer is responsible for leading technology focused security initiatives across the technology team, the products and services the charity delivers and to create initiatives to gain a wider business understanding of cyber security.

The role ensure that the business systems and infrastructure are secured in line with best practices such as set by NIST, National Cyber Security Centre, ISO27001 and OWASP. The role will also work alongside Corporate Governance to ensure that data security is maintained.

Key accountabilities and main responsibilities


  • Develop and maintain security principles for the technology department to follow.
  • Ensure the charity is secure by design in all technology activities and that users only access resources they are allowed to.
  • Ensure security governance is embedded and best practices in risk management are followed.
  • Scope and planning for service and business continuity on behalf of the technology department.
  • Ensure that security vulnerabilities, threats and countermeasures are understood, triaged and activities take place to secure the environment.
  • Ensure security assessments and testing takes place.


About You

You will have a good understanding of:


  • Managing security within technology
  • Risk management
  • Microsoft technologies
  • Computer hardware/OS/applications
  • Mobile technologies
  • Networks and TCP/IP


You will have the ability to communicate technical information in a clear and understandable manner to non-technical stakeholders and work flexibly with the ability to adapt to demand.

You will be asked to submit your CV and a covering letter of no more than two pages demonstrating how you meet the person specification and what you bring to the role in terms of your skills and experience.

To fulfil the role, you must have the right to work in the U.K

In return…

This is an exciting opportunity to work with stroke survivors and their families to support them following stroke and to raise stroke awareness in the local population. The charity offers a host of amazing benefits and flexible working options, with opportunities to progress your career.

About the Organisation

Rebuilding lives after stroke.

Everyone deserves to live the best life they can after stroke. And it’s a team effort to get there. The organisation provides specialist support, funds critical research and campaigns to make sure people affected by stroke get the very best care and support to rebuild their lives. Every five minutes, stroke destroys lives. Help us rebuild them and join the team.

You may also have experience in areas such as Cyber-Security, Cyber-Security Technical Officer, Data Secruity, Infrastructure, Corporate Governance, IT, IT Systems, IT and Cyber Security Officer, Data Security Officer, Programme Manager, Programme Officer, Cyber Security Project Officer, Hardware Engineer, Cyber Security Officer.

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