Chief Information Security Officer (CISO)

  • Basis:  Full-Time
  • Closing Date:  05 Mar, 2019
  • Job Ref:  KMP-41447

Job Description

Our client, one of Malta’s largest financial services firms offering a large range of services across a variety of financial assets is seeking to recruit a Chief Information Security Officer to join their growing team!

The Job
The Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) is responsible for all of the IT systems of the Group and plays a major role in the planning and execution of the IT strategy.


  • Ensuring the security of the network at all times;
  • Driving projects such as ISO, PCI and DR;
  • Driving the IT strategy from a security perspective, projects and ensuring timely delivery;
  • Leading the systems team and overseeing any major day to day issues;
  • Managing, creating and enforcing the company’s IT policies;
  • Ensuring the team coordinates infrastructure maintenance and upgrades internally or with external suppliers when needed;
  • Managing and proposing new projects;
  • Review the IT infrastructure on a regular basis and recommending enhancements to the infrastructure;
  • Budgeting, planning and reporting;
  • High level administration of various systems including monitoring.

The ideal candidate will posses the following qualities:

  • Be a real driving force towards implementing projects in conjunction with IT partners;
  • Experience in a managerial / C-level role;
  • Experience in the role;
  • Have a strong drive to scale the business, improve operational workflows and infrastructure;
  • Have a good general knowledge of IT systems such as domain controllers, firewalls, Microsoft Exchange, VMware, backups and storage solutions etc;
  • Hold IT qualifications.


  • Ideally holding an MCSA certification or other IT certifications;
  • Knowledge of Linux systems including Ubuntu server knowledge of Networking / Firewall Systems.