IT Security

  • Newcastle United FC
  • Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
  • 03 Apr, 2024
Full time Computer Science Premier League Technology

Job Description

Location Newcastle upon Tyne
Discipline: Football Operations
Job type: Permanent
Job ref: 002522
Published: 6 days ago
Expiry date: 18 Apr 2024 11:59

IT Information Security Officer


Location – St James Park/Hybrid




Competitive Salary


Closing Date 20/04/2024


We are the heartbeat of the city. Come and be a part of a long and proud history where we strive to be the best in everything we do, on and off the pitch. Bringing the people and communities together, join the Newcastle United Family, as we embark on the next steps of our exciting journey.


About the role 


We’re looking for an experienced Security Officer to join our growing IT team. You will maintain and develop the Club’s information security policies and procedures ensuring industry standards and best practice are being followed. You will provide guidance to Club staff across all parts of the business and implement standards and a baseline for IT security.


The role will focus on: -


*       Reviewing and developing all security related policies whilst identifying Security risks. 

  • Deliver training and guidance across the Club catering to business processes and existing systems to encourage a culture of good practice security standards.

*       Work with the IT Systems Operations team to make recommendations on enabling a secure and compliant server and network estate.


Your impact


You will possess excellent communication skills with an ability to document processes and procedures. You will have a strong ability to communicate concepts to non-technical people both verbally and in writing.

It is essential you have experience and knowledge in the following: -

*       A bachelor’s degree in Information Technology or 3 years’ experience in a similar role;

*       Knowledge of security standards such as PCI-DSS and ISO 27001

*       Ability to work under pressure to resolve faults and incidents.


Why choose us


We’ve got a range of great benefits and rewards, from flexible ways of working, participation in our non-contractual employee bonus scheme, NUFC life assurance, free parking, discount at Shearers Bar and the Club Shop, Helping Hand – where you can access free GP appointments, Wellbeing Resources, Legal and Financial Support, pension contribution, free lunch and the best part, free tea and coffee. In additional we run a salary sacrifice scheme which includes, tech, car, cycle to work and many more.


United As One


We’re committed to equality, diversity and inclusion and believe in equal opportunities for all. We recognise that the diversity of our people is one of our greatest strengths. We work together to reflect the communities we serve and to maintain an inclusive environment in which everyone can be their authentic self and is enabled to achieve their full potential.




We’re committed to being a place where everyone is safe, heard, valued and able to thrive so we place high value on the safeguarding and welfare of everyone we engage with.