Risk Assessment Senior Analyst, Cybersecurity

01 Nov 2018
02 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Some careers grow faster than others.

If you’re looking for a career that will give you plenty of opportunities to develop, join HSBC and your future will be rich with potential. Whether you want a career that could take you to the top, or simply take you in an exciting new direction, HSBC offers opportunities, support and rewards that will take you further.

The IT Security team at HSBC are engaged to transform the way information security is accomplished at the bank and we are set to enable the business to do more, as securely as we want, or need to be. In short, in line with the Bank’s strategy, we are to be Simpler, Better, Faster and of course – More Secure.

To achieve this we have many exciting challenges ahead and are looking for people with a real passion for what they would like to do. Working with some of the best technology talent we are searching for technologists and enablers that will help support us on this journey.

As an HSBC employee in the UK, you will have access to tailored professional development opportunities and a competitive pay and benefits package. This includes private healthcare for all UK-based employees, enhanced maternity and adoption pay and support when you return to work, and a contributory pension scheme with a generous employer contribution.

We are currently seeking an experienced individual to join this team in the role of Risk Assessment Senior Analyst, Cybersecurity.

In this role, you will:

* Review software applications and the associated architecture for potential security vulnerabilities by conducting security reviews i.e. Secure Design review, Threat Modelling
* Liaise with Developers, Architects, and Project Managers to understand the working of an application, how effectively they are implemented and where security mechanisms are employed
* Understand the business requirements, evaluate potential products / solutions and provide technical recommendations
* Be "hands on" with technology and to contribute to the design, development and support of projects with the Security recommendations
* Identify risks across the IT estate; including applications, databases, network and other infrastructure components
* Identify controls to ensure compliance with HSBC Information Security policies and standards

To be successful in this role you should meet the following requirements:

* An excellent understanding of general security concepts and principles and application specific security concepts and principles, as well as an understanding of applications design and architecture
* A good understanding of Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) with a focus on cybersecurity
* Knowledge of Threat Modelling, assessment of impact and likelihood of threat scenarios
* Understanding of emerging technologies and corresponding security threats

For further details and application information please click “Apply” or visit our careers site, searching under reference 0000BVZE.

You’ll achieve more when you join HSBC.

As a business operating in markets all around the world, we believe diversity brings benefits for our customers, our business and our people. This is why HSBC is committed to being an inclusive employer and encourages applications from all suitably qualified applicants irrespective of background, circumstances, age, disability, gender identity, ethnicity, religion or belief and sexual orientation.

We want everyone to be able to fulfil their potential which is why we provide a range of flexible working arrangements and family friendly policies.

Issued by HSBC Bank Plc

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