Information Security Assistant

Title: Information Security Assistant | IT | £20K | Shoreditch

Industry: IT and programming

Role/Sector: IT & computing   |   Admin   |   Operations

Location: North London

Placement: Graduate job (permanent)

Salary: £20,000 (per annum)

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Information on the company

Our client specialises in XBRL and iXBRL and has done since 2009. They are the stand out business in their sector. This company is disrupting the long in the tooth incumbents in their niche and they are thriving! Their reporting software has been adopted and used by major banks and FTSE 350 businesses. To fuel out next stage of growth, they are seeking high performing individuals to establish themselves within the company. 


Our client is looking for an Information Securty Assistant to work along a busy expanding robust team. This is a permanent role based in Shoreditch and would suit a graduate who is process driven and can work to strict compliance and quality assurance in line with ISO2001.

Technical Skills Needed

  • A strong interest in Computer systems.
  • Analytical and detail driven.
  • An interest in Microsoft provided software.
  • Should be a self-starter and be able to show how you have explored their interests either through reading or basic (free) online courses.

Key Responsibilities

  • Support ISMS ( information Security Management System) activities including;
  • Reviewing, updating and improving ISMS Policies, Procedures and supporting documentation
  • Support security due diligence activities, including;
    • Reviewing supplier questionnaires and analysing security control deficiencies with the support of Information Security Manager
    • Recording and chasing supplier security questionnaire completions
    • Assisting in conducting, collating and reviewing internal risk assessment on products and services consumed
  • Assist in responding to customer security questionnaires, including;
    • Maintaining, improving and organising the tools used to answer the questionnaires
  • Support the Joiners, Movers, Leavers process, including;
    • Tracking and chasing security forms and training certificates
  • Investigate ways to improve upon security awareness within the company, including but not limited to;
    • Identifying alternative information security awareness training courses
    • Raising awareness through publishing security news bulletins, articles, lessons learned and helpful tips
  • Support in the daily security operations activities within the company, including;
    • Recording and responding to incidents, events and areas for improvement
    • Respond to reports of phishing emails to targeted individuals and investigate solutions for improvement
  • Monitor SIEM dashboard, including;
    • Logging and escalating alerts generated
    • Analyse events and provide recommendations for risk mitigation


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