Cyber Security lead

Ref: 642| Posted: 14th Jan 2022

Durham Professional Services is working with our client to recruit a Cyber Security Lead on a permanent basis, for our amazing client located in Glasgow. Our client is undergoing fantastic business growth going from strength to strength.

This role will ensure the Identity aspects of the client Cyber Security Strategy are implemented across all areas, integrating best practices within all working practices and enabling Cyber Security to become a business differentiator across all digital channels.


Daily duties

  • Maintains working knowledge of access management, directory services, Privileged Access Management (PAM), Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA), Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) and Federated Identities and upcoming technologies in the identity space.
  • Understands the role of Certificates and keys in securing identities across applications and services.
  • Provide solutions and operations for Identity and Access Management services for our on-premises and cloud environments.
  • Responsible for swiftly resolving disruptions to technology services to minimize user impacts and maintain service levels
  • Oversees and provides guidance on analysis of performance trends and actions being taken for preventing potential impacts

Essential skills

  • Knowledge of or exposure to Cyber Security frameworks, including PCIDSS, GDPR, Cyber Essentials +
  • Deep understanding of Cloud-native authentication mechanisms
  • Provides expert knowledge of SAML 2.0, SSO, 2FA/MFA, Kerberos and LDAP
  • Provides expert knowledge Identity Lifecycle Management.
  • In-depth knowledge of Windows server operating systems
  • Experience with deployment/implementation/of M365 tools
  • Strong experience of access governance, identity administration and provisioning
  • Strong knowledge of implementing federated access management including the cloud
  • The ability to carry out IAM security risk assessments and construct a remediation plan
  • Analyse integration requirements for IAM products, designs - leading implementation the integration
  • Knowledge of external and Internal PKI solutions.


We are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships