IT Security Manager – Sheffield – £55k-65k – Manufacturing

May 26, 2023
Pond Street, Sheffield, United Kingdom
Job Type
£55,000 - £65,000
Work Hours
3-4 years IT Security Management
Any security related either IT or Info (CISSP)
Crowdstrike / SenseOn / Palo Alto Firewalls / XSOAR / ProofPoint / MobileIron / Wandera / Microsoft EMS
Work Hours
Contact number
0114 370 8014
Hybrid Working + Pen + PHI + 26 days hols (not including stats)
South Yorkshire



This goliath of a manufacturing business, who have grown significantly in the UK market are now expanding their in-house IT function following significant investment. You will join a thriving business, that has embraced a culture of flexible working, where you will have outstanding progression opportunities, in an environment that delegates responsibility, and allows its IT team to truly develop

As the IT Information Security Manager, you will act as the senior point of contact for security issues within the business, reporting directly into the Head of IT. The role will be technically focused, and you will work closely with the Infrastructure Manager, covering areas such as:


  • Firewalls, threat monitoring and endpoint protection using CrowdStrike, and security solutions around MDM.
  • This technical work will encompass areas such as the security impact on PC/laptop/mobile phone builds, password policies and VLANs.
  • Manage the day-to-day workload, work with the other teams to improve the current stance of business and work with the suppliers to get tools working.
  • You will maintain the Information Security risk register, whilst also carrying out DPIAs and security design assessments.
  • As a senior leader within the organisation's IT function, you will have the ability to put together reports for the board on threats and vulnerabilities.
  • People-management will be an element of the role, as you will directly line manage 1 x Security Analyst.

Whilst the business does promote a hybrid working culture, given the nature of this role, you will ideally be flexible with occasional travel to relevant company sites where required.

Experience & Skills

Have a strong IT Security background with an infrastructure foundation, ideally with 3-5 years in a technical role covering IT Security responsibilities.

  • Really understand the concepts of firewalls, and underlying core infrastructure of an IT estate, and how network security is integral to a business.
  • Have a solid level of experience with endpoint security systems, such as CrowdStrike, from a NDR, threat monitoring and vulnerability perspective.
  • Endpoint security exposure across the mobile device space, such as working with MobileIron, or similar vendors.
  • Management of 3rd party vendor
  • Possess an in-depth understanding of Information Security frameworks, such as ISO27001
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills and understand how to translate complex security-terminologies and ideas into layman's terms for senior stakeholders.
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