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Senior Information Security Consultant

Apply now Job no: 028402
Work type: Permanent Full Time
Location: Scotland - Glasgow City Centre
Categories: IT, Information Security

Senior Information Security Consultant 
Salary –
up to £49,500 depending on experience
Contract - Permanent

Can you keep us safe?

We take the safety of our customers and colleagues very seriously here at CYBG and our Information Security team have a crucial role in keeping us all safe. We’re moving into a new era with regards to our security so we’re always on the look-out for talented individuals who can help shape our future and the good news is – we’re hiring!

As a Senior Information Security Consultant you’ll become part of the dynamic Security Consultancy Team within Information Security.  Information Security threats and risks are constantly evolving and so you’ll have an important role in protecting the company and our customers.   It’s a really exciting role as you’ll work across a number of change initiatives and provide security consultancy to Business and Technical stakeholders at all levels.  You’ll  take a leading role in ensuring that security controls are delivered inside Projects and change initiatives in line with Business risk appetite.  Sounds you like?  Read on…

What you’ll be doing:

  • Defining appropriate security requirements and controls to mitigate identified security risks across the Bank’s change initiatives;
  • Influencing the right security risk outcomes for the organisation in line with its Business risk appetite;
  • Driving compliance with Information Security Standards, as well as Legal, Regulatory and Scheme security requirements;
  • Ensuring that required controls are implemented by working closely with Design, Build and Test teams as well as Business stakeholders;
  • Assuring key controls through the coordination of 3rd party security testing;   
  • Communicate security risks to stakeholders at all levels throughout the organisation;
  • Develop and build relationship with key business and technical stakeholders and central functions including      Audit, Compliance and Financial Governance;
  • Assess security control gaps in technical design documentation and provide input into the development of solutions;
  • Provide Information Security guidance and support to both technical teams and non-technical Business customers;
  • Developing and maintaining awareness of new security technologies, legislation, standards, new security risks and vulnerabilities;
  • Providing security advice and guidance to customers and stakeholders, ensuring that security standards are understood and complied with;
  • Performing a lead role within the team and act as a point of escalation into the Consultancy Services Manager.

You’ll bring with you:

  • Experience of taking on a lead technical role across complex technical and business driven projects;
  • A passion for IT and Security;
  • Working knowledge of fundamental Technical Security concepts;
  • Practical experience of multiple Information Security domains within a corporate environment;
  • An engaging manner with a flair for influencing and presenting – keeping the complex simple;
  • Excellent communication skills with gravitas to build relationships and influence change at Senior Management Level;
  • An ability to manage multiple priorities in a fast changing environment;
  • An aptitude to quickly assimilate and understand complex changes in order to efficiently present information to identify issues and consider solutions;
  • Practical experience of risk management principles and methodology;
  • Proven ability to make sound pragmatic decisions and judgements under tight timelines
  • Previous experience in successfully leading and developing a small team, providing ongoing coaching to colleagues, creating a learning culture;
  • Professional Information Security Qualification – eg CISSP, CISM, CompTIA Security+, CompTIA CASP etc;
  • Working knowledge of Best Practice Security Standards and Principles eg ISO/IEC 27001, NCSC Security Cloud Principles, NIST etc;

The above is our wish list so if you’re not ticking all the boxes, don’t worry, still apply as we’d love to hear from you.

Is this you?  Apply now!

We’ll look after you with…

U Benefits is our reward package that reflects the unique culture that we have here at CYBG. It is an integral part of our commitment to you, recognising the diversity of colleagues and empowering you to make the benefit choices appropriate that are right for you.

What’s available?

  • 30 days holiday plus you can buy more
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Total Pension! Enabling you to save a regular amount towards your retirement
  • Income Protection and Life Assurance
  • Wellness Account is an on demand fully flexible benefit which you control. This benefit provides reimbursement towards the cost of your wellness choices

Points to note: If we offer you the job and you accept, you will be required to pass a credit and criminal record check, as well as providing 3 years' worth of satisfactory references.

At CYBG, inclusion is at the heart of our culture. It’s written into our values. As part of our inclusion strategy, we want to build a truly inclusive culture, where every colleague and customer feels they belong and our recruitment process reflects this approach.

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