Threat & Vulnerability Lead

Job Title Threat & Vulnerability Lead
Sector Cyber Security
Location London, Manchester
Type Permanent
Salary Confidential

Threat & Vulnerability Lead

London or Manchester

Competitive salary & benefits

My client, a leading financial services provider in the UK are actively looking to recruit a brand new permanent Threat & Vulnerability Lead to for their rapidly expanding security function. This is a newly created role and will offer you the opportunity to continue to build out and shape Threat & Vulnerability management, for the UK arm of the organisation. This role would be fully remote initially, however would need to be Manchester or London based, as normality resumes.

Key responsibilities:

  • Partner with Technical and non-technical stakeholders to develop and agree effective mitigation plans for vulnerabilities
  • Establish and lead taskforces of cross functional technical resources to respond to highest risk/most complex vulnerabilities, contribute technical specialist knowledge
  • Produce executive level risk based reporting of threat and vulnerability landscape
  • Understand and stay current with the critical threats to our in house and Cloud based IT solutions by continually analysing cyber threat intelligence sources
  • Develop internal methodologies and processes
  • Promote a proactive approach to addressing the changing threat landscape by recommending architectural improvements to security infrastructure


  • The role holder should have excellent understanding of Information Security best practice and regulatory requirements and should have recent experience in a Threat and Vulnerability related role.
  • Knowledge of OWASP Top 10, CVSS (Common Vulnerability Scoring System), CVE, Penetration Testing and vulnerability scanning techniques.
  • Good knowledge of cyber threat landscape.
  • Knowledge of current and emerging technologies e.g. Cloud and vulnerability management tooling
  • Strategic thinker, data-driven and analytical in approach to problem solving

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