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Information Security Analyst

Manchester, Lancashire
Job Type
1 Oct 2020
Heard of us?

We're an award-winning bank; backing people to fulfil life's hopes and dreams.

Now is your chance…

The Information Security team is a key part of the CISO function at Aldermore that helps the business deliver a safe and secure service to its customers. With a focus on the Aldermore customer journey, we drive our colleagues, managers and leaders to cultivate a working environment that encourages fast pace delivery and success.

Those who join the Information Security team will be fully immersed in our business, having a pivotal role in influencing and understanding how our short, medium and long term aspirations can be realised in a secure and compliant way. With decades of collective experience available across the CISO team, we actively support and develop our people to help them fulfil their hopes and dreams, whilst continuing to meet the needs and expectations of our dynamic and exciting business.

We are a high performing, but friendly and fun team that has worked hard to establish a reputation as trusted advisors to the business, providing the right balance of knowledge and challenge to support managers and leaders to make the right decisions, often at difficult times.

The role of Information Security Analyst is really important to us. You will work within the Aldermore Information Security team providing security guidance and support to the business. This role will focus on a mix of technical security design, operation, assurance and review in addition to maintenance of assurance processes, production of management information and administration of processes/procedures to demonstrate security controls are embedded across the business.

Based in our dynamic Manchester office, you will sit amongst a team of 6 and report to the Security Governance, Risk and Compliance Manager.

What would your day look like?

Provide guidance regarding technical security best practice to the Aldermore IT team and wider user community
Review, challenge and contribute to technical designs to ensure that security is designed into new solutions
Maintain a working knowledge of technical security requirements and best practice
Review, maintain, improve and gain assurance over security solutions deployed within the Bank
Review, assess and ensure appropriate remediation actions are in place for any vulnerabilities identified within the Bank - this will include contributing to and improving the vulnerability management approach
Production of regular Security related reports for the COO and wider Bank
Contributes to policies, standards, and guidelines to ensure that security best practice is applied across the company

What do we expect of you?

Experience and understanding relating to information security concepts and practices
Exposure to aspects of networking, operating systems, software packages and security tooling
Experience or desire to review technical designs and solutions to identify security risks and opportunities for improvement
Ability to analyse data and distil patterns and/or concepts
Great communicator, in both verbal and written formats
Passionate about Information Security

What can you expect of us?

A friendly and flexible culture, synonymous with our proposition to our Customers.
A smart yet comfortable working environment
A growing organisation that defines itself as being nimble, lean and strong.
A drive for continuous improvement, for which you will be empowered to get behind from day one.And of course you will be compensated competitively, with a good range of core benefits and bonus potential.

Still Curious?

A lot can happen in a year!

In 2019 Aldermore Group was formed; bringing together two very successful businesses, Aldermore Bank and MotoNovo Finance, under the First Rand umbrella. Whilst our parent company operates internationally from their HQ in South Africa, we are a UK-based financial services specialist that supports our customers across a range of products and services, with hubs throughout the UK, including London, Reading, Manchester and Cardiff.

We also celebrated our 10th Birthday and fundamentally 10 years of helping those with ideas; by saying yes to our customers. We've propelled entrepreneurs on their journeys; we've given first-timers a leg-up onto the property ladder; and we've opened up the lending market to many.

As for what the next 12 months has to offer; we are embarking upon the delivery of our Purpose; a Purpose that underpins our next 3 to 5 years as a growing business. Join us today and we will make the same Promises to you as an employee, as we do to each of our Customers.

We do not accept speculative agency CVs. Any CV received by Aldermore will be treated as a gift and not eligible for an agency fee. PSL agencies should only send CVs if authorised to do so by HR.

Where a DBS check or CIFAS check is identified as necessary, all application forms, job adverts and recruitment briefs will contain a statement that an application for a DBS certificate or a CIFAS check will be submitted in the event of the individual being offered the position.

Aldermore is an equal opportunities employer
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  • Job Reference: 177792920-2
  • Date Posted: 1 October 2020
  • Recruiter: Confidential
  • Location: Manchester, Lancashire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Accounting
  • Job Type: Permanent