THG aims to be the World’s leading Online Health & Beauty Destination. We are currently the UK’s leading multi-website online retailer with rapidly growing global operations and a unique proprietary technology platform. With over 16 million customers worldwide and 400 million visits to our sites annually, we understand the importance of reliable technology and a data-driven expertise.
Our software is the core of our business and enables the company to continue to grow and thrive. The Group’s industry leading and proprietary technology platform powers its own consumer sites plus global media partners and brand owners, including: Unilever, Nintendo and the Daily Mail Group. We develop all of our own applications in-house with our Development Delivery Teams. In order to enable our Delivery Teams to continue to achieve, we are always looking for bright and intellectual people who are happy to push boundaries and really challenge the status quo.
Led by world-class technologists with a diverse range of backgrounds ranging from Silicon Valley tech giants (Google, Amazon) through to Hedge funds and Algorithmic Trading Firms. You will be surrounded by highly intellectual and passionate colleagues, all with the common goal to help us grow this business globally, fast.
As Head of SOC you will be managing the SOC function group wide. The Primary focus will be to grow the team core functions by investing in people and tooling. The team is currently split over 4 main pillars Identify, Protect, Detect and Response.
Information Security and data protection is crucial to our business. You’ll be working with all areas of the business as you identify and understand risks and security gaps in the business while prioritising remediation.
Manage SOC team, Red team and Security engineers in their roles
Grow the SOC team within THG to become a 24/7 operation across multiple locations
Continuous improvement of the Identify, Protect, Detect and Response ability group wide.
Help maintain and improve THG's compliance level
Work with Staff across the business to review current security measures ensuring they are maintained and fit for purpose and adding new security controls where needed
Working alongside project delivery teams to ensure that all plans include adequate security controls, documenting any gaps within the corporate policy and standards and ensuring appropriate mitigation plans are agreed and adhered to
Continually work with the company’s security risk assessment programme to improve and develop the process of identifying what risks there are; either with internal systems or with 3rd parties who store or access data belonging to THG
Maintaining a level of confidentiality as the role will require you to access sensitive data
Candidates for the role should be self-motivated, logical thinking problem solver who is flexible and adaptive to a very busy work environment
You’ll need to be organised, have an inquisitive nature but with a positive attitude and be eager to learn. Excellent ability to communicate to all levels of the business, whether written or verbal, on a regular basis is essential
This is a great opportunity to develop the skills needed to progress in the Information Security field
Having prior knowledge of what Cyber Security is, with an ambition to progress in the field of Information Security
Experience in working in a Technology department however this is not essential
A 2:1 degree or Exposure to the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard would be advantageous
Knowledge of the data protection legislation
Any knowledge of networking technologies would be a great addition
What's in it for you:
Competitive Salary, plus a bonus
You’ll be joining a growing, intelligent team that will drive business change
You’ll have the opportunity to make an impact within the team, applying the skills and methodologies you’ve learnt
You’ll be working for a company with an excellent culture, in a friendly and fast paced environment
You’ll be able to react to change with backing from the business
You'll have the opportunity to solve complex business/technical problems
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