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Security Manager

Location: UK - Hatfield | Job-ID: 72461 | Contract type: Standard | Business Unit: Others


An exciting new opportunity is now available in Computacenter's internal IT department (GIS), to help create and then lead a new "Operational Security" function. This brand new position affords an opportunity to shape the direction of the vulnerability stance of the department.


This individual will work collaboratively with many different areas across GIS and closely with Computacenter's internal security department, to ensure vulnerabilities are well managed and efficiently remediated in any technology.  Patching and version management of all technologies will also be led by this role.



  • Create and lead a new "Operational Security" team, focussed on vulnerability reduction and creating a strong security position for Computacenter.
  • Ensure the Operational Security team deliver value to the department and drive high KPI achievement.
  • Lead a small team of European based operational-focussed security professionals; giving direction, support and development opportunities. 
  • Drive security initiatives across other operational teams.
  • Lead an offshore team of specialists focussed on patching and the associated reporting and automation.
  • Collaborate with Computacenter's internal security department to understand and agree vulnerability priorities and remediation approaches. Work closely with resolver teams to ensure full remediation is achieved.
  • Manage internal exception processes and risk position.
  • Work with senior leaders to ensure vulnerability management is highly prioritised and to create a culture of strong security throughout the department.
  • Create, drive and evolve processes around the management of cyber threats to Computacenter.
  • Develop reporting approaches to deliver clear messages to senior management.
  • Ensure patching across all technologies is carried out according to security policy. Continually ensure the patching tooling and approaches are effective and optimal.
  • Deliver innovative automation approaches to improve security patching practices.
  • Work with the architecture teams, so ensure technical best practices are delivered.



  • Security certification - such as CISM(P), SEC+, GIAC Security Essentials (GSEC).
  • Proven experience in the field of IT security.
  • Proven understanding of industry standard security frameworks - such as NIST Cybersecurity Framework, CIS security standards .
  • Demonstrable understanding of industry security certifications - such as NCSC Cyber Essentials.
  • Good understanding of security hardening approaches - such as CIS benchmarks.
  • Good understanding of vulnerability scanning tools.
  • Good understanding of penetration testing approaches.
  • Demonstrable knowledge of patching tools such as SCCM.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Comfortable working autonomously to deliver value.
  • Proven experience leading teams.


Current information for our applicants

Business as usual? Not quite. Of course, the Corona crisis also presents us with major challenges.


However, we are broadly positioned across various industries, plan for the long term and have always been flexible in our approach to our customers, especially in times of crisis. Our core business is digitisation. We believe that this topic will continue to grow in importance for many companies in both public and private sectors.


That's why there are still areas of our business with clear hiring requirements – and we would like to bring talent like you on board! By the way, we have completely virtualised our application process and our recruiters remain available to you should you have any questions.


We are still looking forward to getting to know you!


About us

Computacenter is a leading independent provider of IT infrastructure services, with about 16,000 employees worldwide and a global revenue of £5.05 billion (2019). We work at the heart of digitisation, advising organisations on IT strategy, implementing the most appropriate technology and managing our customers’ infrastructures.


We offer a friendly, open working environment without too much fuss about hierarchy. We are looking for professionals with diverse competencies, personalities and strengths who want to live our shared value of teamwork and performance.


Interested in joining a company with a strong sense of community?


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