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IT Security and Infrastructure Leader

DS-IT Inf Mgr Sept 21

IT Infrastructure Manager – Security and Infrastructure


Do you have the knowledge and skills to lead strategically on IT Infrastructure and IT security?

Can you focus on the delivery of great Service whilst leading and developing a Technical Infrastructure team?

Are you someone who wants a leadership role whilst showing the value of your hands-on knowledge in Infrastructure and Security Technologies?

If the three statements describe what you can do and what you can deliver value doing, then read on. This is a great opportunity for an IT Infrastructure Technology leader who wants to play a key part in a technology modernisation for a great company.

What will you be doing?

Working as a key part of the IT Leadership team, this role is responsible for developing the strategic direction & services to enable the business to function securely & resiliently.

Core responsibilities include

  • Infrastructure architecture and the leadership & development of the technical infrastructure team
  • Responsibility for growing the cybersecurity programme and evolving the Group’s transition to a mature secure and operational robust environment.
  • Day to day services delivery
  • Ensuring that the IT strategy for infrastructure and security requirements supports the business in term of growth and strategy.
  • Proposing a strategy for information security and IT infrastructure technologies\services.
  • Implementing and overseeing the deployment of information security and IT infrastructure technologies.
  • Developing and implementing business continuity plans.
  • Day to day service delivery, infrastructure architecture & operational excellence improvement programme.
  • Strong strategic & tactical leadership to drive all programmes, including leadership development of team.
  • Driving change projects and building new IT capabilities.
  • Complying with any necessary regulations and compliance requirements.


  • Dedicated responsibilities to ensure security has the necessary business credence & governance.
    • Security best practice, threat intelligence, and incident response.
    • An influential voice in security in the support of:
      • Technology & infrastructure decisions
      • Enterprise risk management
      • Empowering all of IT in the delivery of security operational excellence.
      • Business engagement
        • Leading our business through change in support of the security programme
        • Driving a continuing programme of engagement to ensure everyone in our company is part of our cybersecurity defence.
    • Accreditation implementation programmes, attainment & ongoing testing\compliance.
    • Devising IT solutions to minimise the risk of cyber-attacks.

What skills and experience do you need?

Whilst a recognised IT Security accreditation would be nice, evidence of working and knowledge in that area would suffice as long as it can be evidenced.

In depth knowledge and ability to architect Infrastructure solutions based upon Microsoft technologies.

A strong focus on service to your business colleagues together with a natural ability to present solutions to senior business executives.

  • Degree level qualifications or equivalent.
  • Appropriate industry-recognised security qualifications or equivalent.


The personal strengths you need to bring with you

  • Understanding of business needs and the ability to support business leaders.
  • Security focus
  • Strong technical knowledge and capability in the implementation and configuration of security and IT systems.
  • Strong planning and project management capability.
  • Ability to manage & transform a complex technical infrastructure landscape.
  • Ability to prepare and manage budgets and investments.
  • Strong communication skills to communicate with people at different levels within the business.


What is in it for you?

This is a role that is part of the IT Leadership team, it is an opportunity to own the areas identified and put your stamp on how things should be done.

The role pays up to £65k depending upon experience and has all the usual benefits associated with a senior role.