It's time to de-risk cyber security recruitment

Facilitating engagement with targeted talent communities to enable you to acquire experienced security leaders, make your first hire into the security function, build specialist teams in niche security skillsets, find outstanding individual contributors and more.  

Cyber security recruitment that really delivers

At a time where security is becoming an essential part of the value proposition, our cyber security recruitment team has been trusted by some of the world's most innovative brands to deliver great talent in candidate-led markets. Whether you're looking for senior leadership or talented individual contributors across information security, incident response, identity access management, cloud security, network security, application security, governance, risk and compliance and more - our team specialise in accelerating your time-to-hire by sharpening talent acquisition processes, deepening candidate engagement and extending your reach.

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Why do partners typically engage with cyber security recruitment team?

  • You are experiencing a high volume of failed internal cyber security recruitment campaigns.
  • You are struggling to source candidates with niche cyber security domain knowledge and skillsets.
  • You are missing out on talent as a result of inaccurate salary benchmarking for specific cyber roles.
  • You need help articulating your brand story and EVP to lure candidates away from the competition.
  • You have a desire to upskill internal talent acquisition on cyber security recruitment best practices.
  • You are making an important strategic hire (CISO, VP Information Security etc.) and need complete confidence in your approach.

Create successful security teams today

Get access to an extended cyber security recruitment team where even the most technical briefs will never get lost in translation, allowing you to spend more time protecting your businesses' most valuable assets. Our specialist talent team will get candidates engaged with your vision and departmental strategy, put an emphasis on presenting a diverse range of candidates, iron out the challenges in your search process, and be transparent around KPI's at every step of the journey.  We are here to help you put the right leadership in place at the CISO, VP Information Security, VP Product Security levels, through to building more technical teams in security engineering, incident response and more. Stott and May provide the market knowledge of a boutique cyber security recruitment partner but with the ability to scale.


Help Build a Cyber Team

Helping CISOs build better security functions

We're focused on the broader picture. Providing insight at every stage of the search. Leveraging our network of security leaders to share best practices and facilitate better outcomes from cyber security recruitment. We understand that sourcing talent is just one part of building a highly effective security team. You need a great roadmap too. Check out our 'How to Build a Security Roadmap' guide created in conjunction with high-performing security leaders.

Our job is to help accelerate cyber security recruitment

Check out some of our previously completed assignments in the cyber security space to get a better sense of our ability to execute.

Pindrop Security

VP Information Security
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Head of Information Security


Application Security Engineer

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Brace Software

Head of Information Security
Brace Software

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Vulnerability Manager
Schneider Electric

Make cyber security recruitment more predictable

Select a talent partner that can deliver when others can't. Find out why leaders are turning to us to build cyber security functions that underpin and safeguard their business operations.  

“We have developed a strong relationship with Stott and May for our cyber security recruitment requirements. They are tried and tested and have delivered for us in the past when no one else could. I’d happily pass on their details to tech firms in my network that need help finding cyber security talent."

Director of Information Security - Vivid Seats

“I would highly recommend Stott and May to anyone in search of an outstanding CISO or VP of InfoSec. They delivered a quality slate of candidates to us in very short order and helped us hire exactly who we needed to fill this critical role. I appreciated their no-nonsense approach to recruiting, as well as their deep network of readily accessible talent."

CFO - Pindrop Security


We solve cyber security hiring challenges

We'll help you create a tailored talent solution to overcome the pain points
associated with building and maintaining a high performing security function.

Putting the right leadership in place

Find high performing CISOs capable of taking your security function to the next level. Access value add features like video interviews and candidate briefing packs to increase engagement and accelerate processes.

Making your first security hire

Looking to scale up your security function post funding? Make that all important first security hire count by engaging with a specialist firm capable of providing the right balance between technical skills and cultural fit. 

Building security teams at pace

Attract niche security talent at scale by leveraging our best-in-class range of recruitment features. Access our network of Security Engineers, Incident Response Specialists, Penetration Testers, Security Architects and more.

Acquiring more diverse security candidates

Diverse teams think differently. When it comes to risk, that's important. Raise the bar across your recruitment process, by selecting from a range of diversity recruitment features to facilitate more inclusive teams.

Make great cyber security hires every time

Find your next: CISO, Deputy CISO, VP Information Security, VP Product Security, Director of Security Engineering, Director of Application Security, VP Incident Response, Security Architect, SOC Manager, Cloud Security Engineer, Application Security Engineer, Penetration Tester, Product Security Engineer, Vulnerability Manager, DevSecOps Engineer and more.

Find your next role in cyber security

Posted: 2021-12-06

Sr. Cyber Security Engineer

Boston | Competitive | Permanent

Stott and May are looking for a collaborative Sr. Cybersecurity Engineer to join our client's skilled team. This full-time Sr. Cybersecurity Engineer role is remote and offers an attractive salary and benefits package. In this cybersecurity engineering position, you will be part of the Cyber Operations team and ...
Posted: 2021-11-30

SOC Analyst

District of Columbia | 100000-110000 | Permanent

SOC Analyst Company: Consultancy Remote; Washington DC or Virginia or Indianapolis preferred Package: $60,000 - $120,000 + bonus + training + excellent benefits   Our client, a growing and leading MDR service provider are expanding their SOC team. Known for delivering world-class cyber security consulting and ...
Posted: 2021-11-30

SOC Manager

Washington DC, District Of Columbia | 140000-150000 | Permanent

SOC Manager Company: Consultancy Remote; Washington DC or Virginia or Indianapolis preferred Package: up to $150,000 + bonus + annual training allowance + excellent benefits   Our client, a growing and leading MDR service provider are expanding their SOC team. Known for delivering world-class cyber security ...
Posted: 2021-11-11

Senior Incident Response Consultant

| 130000-140000 | Permanent

Senior Incident Response Consultant Remote; United States up to $140,000 + bonus + annual training allowance + excellent benefits Our client, a growing and leading MDR service provider are expanding their Incident Response Practice in the US. Known for delivering world-class cyber security consulting and ...
Posted: 2021-11-01

Cloud Security Architect (12month contract)

Dallas | Competitive | Contract

Cloud Security Architect, 12 months contract Remote in the US. Must be GC or Citizen to apply   Exciting cloud security opportunity, ideal for someone looking to work in a dynamic company going through huge digital transformation projects. This individual will be involved in multiple project workstreams. ...
Posted: 2021-10-26

Incident Response Global Leader

Chicago, Illinois | 180000-190000 | Permanent

Incident Response Leader - Global Company: Financial Services United States; Remote Salary: up to $190,000 A publicly traded company are looking for an IR Leader to build and lead an expanding global incident response team. Responsibilities: Manage the company's 24x7 global IR team, who detect, triage and mitigate ...
Posted: 2021-10-26

Global Director of Security Engineering

Chicago | 200000-250000 | Permanent

Global Director - Security Engineering Company: Financial Services Remote; United States Salary: up to $220,000 + bonus + equity A international financial services company are looking for a director of security engineering to provide strategic leadership for the design, build and implementation of global information ...
Posted: 2021-10-13

Sr. Cybersecurity Engineer

Irvine | Competitive | Permanent

We have an ideal opportunity for a cybersecurity expert with fintech experience seeking a new opportunity. We are looking for a Sr. Cybersecurity Engineer, and the role comes with an attractive salary and benefits package. This role can be remote or based in Irvine (CA) or New York. As a Senior Cybersecurity ...


Always adding value to security recruitment

Check out some useful whitepapers and guides designed to help you hire better, make improved career decisions and grow your function seamlessly.

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Meet the Cyber Security Recruitment Team

Jack Ambrose

Jack Ambrose

Managing Consultant
- London

Stuart Mitchell

Associate Director
- Los Angeles
Sam Pennie

Sam Pennie

Business Manager
- New York
Arran Ferguson

Arran Ferguson

- London
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Margo Hohsfield

Senior Consultant
- Los Angeles
Andrei Lehadus

Andrei Lehadus

- London
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George Ratcliffe

- Los Angeles
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Managing Consultant
- New York
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Principal Consultant
- London
Matthew Chipchase

Matthew Chipchase

Senior Consultant
- New York