Senior Cyber Security Manager (Edinburgh, Glasgow or Newcastle)

  • Department: IT Security
  • Location: Edinburgh
  • Published: 29/04/2021
  • Apply by: 14/05/2021

You’ll bring the innovation. We’ll provide the need.

The Tesco name comes with a dedication to customer service excellence, but Tesco Bank offers something more: a fresh approach to finance. While it’s an innovation in itself, ours is a business built on the next development, the evolution to come. For forward-thinking, technical professionals, that means making a wide-ranging and long-lasting impact in an organisation that’s changing the face of banking.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Cyber Security Manager with extensive IT and Information Security experience to join the IT Security & IAM team in Edinburgh, Glasgow or Newcastle.

In the role you are accountable for:

  • Leading, delivering and communicating IT Security initiatives and operations for Tesco Bank, ensuring operational procedures are documented and fully supported.
  • Assisting with defining the IT Security strategy in line with the Bank and Technology strategies.
  • Monitoring the application and compliance of security operations procedures and review information systems for actual or potential breaches in security.
  • Run a penetration testing programme ensuring remediation of identified issues.
  • Reviewing and approving designs for IT Security use cases/projects.
  • Reviewing and approving IT Security standards and process documentation, ensuring they remain current
  • Participating in the management and maintenance of key suppliers and vendors, evaluating usefulness, maximising capabilities, cost of products and making appropriate recommendations.
  • Assessing the capability of new tools and technologies in relation to IT Security
  • Working across CIO delivery teams to explore and agree solutions that meet business requirements within project and enterprise constraints.
  • Ensuring that all identified breaches and security incidents are promptly and thoroughly investigated, updating process documentation where required.
  • Ensuring that any system changes required to maintain security are implemented.
  • Ensuring I am risk aware - this will include identifying, assessing, managing or mitigating risks - helping to ensure I "do the right thing" at all times.
  • Influencing Exec and Senior Management in IT Security decisions and guiding technical specialists by staying abreast of industry trends & solutions.
  • Leading teams to execute technical activities.
  • Applying appropriate due-diligence to ensure quality solution designs are produced that are compliant with policy and standards.

Required skills/ experience :

Technical CyberArk skills required.

In addition, the following are advantageous:

  • Key skills across security domain including Vulnerability Management, Resilience, Web security technologies, Data leakage prevention, Risk Management, Security Incident Management, Security policy formulation, Security governance, Identity & Access Management, Privileged Access Management.
  • Experience and exposure of security technologies – e.g. firewalls, proxies, WAF, DDOS solutions, server-based AV/IDS/IPS, SIEM.
  • Experience managing risks, reporting to senior stakeholders and driving an improved security posture across organisations
  • Understanding of security reference frameworks e.g. NIST
  • Experience of public cloud platforms e.g. AWS, Azure and associated controls
  • Experience of data centre infrastructure & networking and associated controls
  • Experience influencing and communicating with senior business and IT leaders
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience of communicating technical information to non-technical colleagues
  • Experience of managing or leading teams either via direct or matrix management
  • Exposure to project management and/or agile methodologies

There’s no question that your role offers big challenges – and demands the skills to match. But for experienced IT professionals with a detailed expertise and technical know-how, we also offer a wide range of rewards. We’re here to go the extra mile for our customers – and we’ll do the same for you. It’s simple. As long as you have the hunger to succeed, we’ll offer the opportunity for grow. Visit our website to find out more and apply.

Senior Cyber Security Manager (Edinburgh, Glasgow or Newcastle)


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