Senior IT Security Analyst (SME)

Coventry Building Society
04 Apr 2018
13 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

IT at the Coventry is changing; we are currently undertaking an exciting transformation project that will shape the future of the organisation. As we progress on our journey we are seeking talented individuals who are passionate about delivering an outstanding experience for both members and colleagues in an environment where you will have the opportunity to be part of the future success of the organisation and work in an environment where personal and professional development is taken seriously.

We are looking for a Senior IT Security Analyst to join the society.

Overall Purpose of role:

Provide experienced technical security subject matter expertise as the primary technical security contact for projects, technical solutions and security architecture to ensure that technical risk and operational acceptance criteria are met.

Identify technical risks throughout the Society, create and implement solutions working with architecture and technical solutions teams.

Define technical security requirements for projects and new solutions.

Work closely with the IT Security Operational Manager and the Privilege Access Control Manager to provide technical security subject matter expertise and ensure their technical requirements are met by projects and operational changes.

Define, create and implement and continuously improve standards and processes based on industry best practice and subject matter expertise.

To define key metrics for I.T. Security that identifies risks and improvements.

Represent technical I.T. Security subject matter expertise on behalf of the I.T. Security Manager to other business areas of the Society.

Provide technical responses to internal and external audit functions and work on technical responses to audit actions.

Work as the Society’s operational lead technical security SME

Essential experience required:

  • You will have demonstrable experience as a technical security subject matter expert in at least one or more of the following areas:

    • Application Security

    • Operating Systems security

    • Network Security

    • DevOps Security

    • “Cloud” Software as a Service

  • You will have security experience in “cloud” services, specifically AWS and general Software as a Service (SaaS) platforms.

  • Excellent communication skills to effectively communicate technical security to non-technical audiences through to executive level.

  • Provide mentoring subject matter expertise to the I.T Security Team and across the Society.

  • Experience with implementation & management of multiple security technologies e.g. firewalls, IDS/IPS, WAF, SIEM etc

  • Experienced in aligning technical security requirements to common security frameworks, specifically PCI-DSS, ISO 27001, NIST CSF & CIS controls.

  • Responsible for ensuring procurement lifecycle and Change processes in the selection

  • Experience of working in an ITIL environment.

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