Security Team Lead

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Security Team Lead

Full Time

Our client is one of the leading financial institutions specializing in Forex/CFDs trading in Cyprus, creating a unique work environment that promotes innovation, team spirit, and stability by establishing a corporate culture with the values of performance, integrity, transparency, and diversity at its core. They are now on a mission to find the best talent out there and add an experienced Security Team Lead to the team at the offices in Nicosia or Limassol, Cyprus.

Job Description

  • Developing and implementing a comprehensive security strategy to protect the company’s assets, data, and infrastructure
  • Managing, deploying, and maintaining security infrastructure
  • Leading the implementation of security technologies, such as firewalls, intrusion detection/prevention systems, and encryption solutions
  • Automating security controls, data and processes
  • Maintaining up-to-date knowledge on cyber-security technologies and standards
  • Providing expert advice and guidance on all cyber security-related matters and ensuring the wider technology teams are engaged and supported
  • Ensuring suppliers and vendors are appropriately assessed against our client’s security controls frameworks and complying with the security standards and any certification claims
  • Promoting a culture of security by design throughout project development lifecycle and delivery processes
  • Ensuring all cloud solutions meet security aspirations and requirements
  • Providing leadership and mentorship to a talented team of security professionals, ensuring members are coached, professionally developed and supported in their career journeys and overseeing their day-to-day activities
  • Conducting performance evaluations and identify opportunities for professional development within the team
  • Taking responsibility for incident management and leading response to cyber security events, incidents and potential breaches
  • Effective resource planning, ensuring the department can provide the relevant support to service programmes and projects operating within the entity
  • Collaborating with cross-functional teams to integrate security measures into business processes and applications

Your Profile

  • University Degree in Information Security, Computer Science, or any other related field
  • Advanced degree or industry certifications (e.g., CISSP, CCNA, CISM) will be considered an advantage
  • At least 4 years of experience in a similar senior role
  • Excellent verbal and written communication in the English language
  • In-depth knowledge of security frameworks, standards, and best practices
  • Hands-on experience with security technologies and tools
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to convey complex security concepts to non-technical stakeholders
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills


  • Competitive remuneration packages
  • Performance-based bonuses upon completion of training
  • Paid time off (including vacation and personal sick days)
  • Sponsorships for work-related training and professional examinations
  • Weekly breakfast and access to our cafeteria with unlimited fresh snacks and beverages
  • Development opportunities in a fast-growing environment, continuous training, and support
  • Participation in the Company's Group Medical Scheme, Pension Scheme, and Discount Scheme
HR Innovate is an equal opportunity Recruiting Agency and value diversity in the Company. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability status.

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