Ever considered joining the University's Information Security Team?

Our latest job adverts are online! The Information Security team is growing and we are recruiting for roles in both functions of the team:

  • OxCERT: Senior Computer Security Specialist (G8, 2-year fixed-term)
  • SGRC: Security Governance, Risk and Compliance Officer (G8, 2 year fixed-term)
Security Governance, Risk and Compliance Officer

Closing date: 31-Jan-2019

Do you have experience of information security risk? Are you interested in working as part of a talented team of professionals to support one of the world’s leading Universities in securing its people, processes and technology? If so, the University’s Information Security Team has an excellent opportunity to offer.

In this role you will work as a member of the Information Security Team which supports the improvement of information security across the entire organisation. With knowledge in information security, risk assessment and standards such as ISO 27001 and the NHS Data Security and Protection Toolkit, you will be responsible for providing advice covering a wide range of projects and initiatives.

In addition to a having good understanding of information security, you will require excellent interpersonal and collaborative skills in order to develop strong working relationships and positively influence technical staff, project teams and senior stakeholders in securing information to support the University in its pursuit of excellence in research and education.

Senior Computer Security Specialist

Closing date: 13-Feb-2019

The University of Oxford is seeking an experienced information security professional with excellent technical skills to join the University’s security operations function. You will have extensive knowledge in information systems security, undertake independent analysis and research in the field, provide strategic technical advice for decision makers, and educate stakeholders in technical roles in in one of the areas of Linux, Windows or Cloud Security.

You bring extensive operational experience in operating heterogeneous system landscapes to the OxCERT security team; take a leadership role in the development, and operation of internal systems; and offer expert consultancy across a wide range of University departments, projects, and initiatives.

You will take a leading role in the information security incident response activities to identify threats and respond with the appropriate actions to investigate and remediate. A key component of the work will be the ownership of the infrastructure operated for the Information Security group. The postholder will be responsible for some of the systems supporting OxCERT’s security operations function. You will continuously improve the set-up with a strong focus on automation in collaboration with the Head of Information Security Operations and the OxCERT team. For this purpose, the postholder is expected to bring prior experience in Linux, Windows or Cloud systems, profound knowledge in managing and configuring industry standard technologies, and excellent programming and automation skills. Experience in managing information security risk and handling information security would be beneficial, along with a thorough understanding of the broader information security domains. However, if you are a strong expert in one of the three fields and consider a career change, please feel encouraged to apply. OxCERT can provide the required security training for strong candidates.

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