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Senior Security Analyst



Would you like to play an important role in a dynamic Information Security team overseeing the security risk and audit programme, plus supporting key security certifications across the UK & Ireland (“UK&I”)? If you are an experienced Information Security professional with a passion in this field, we’d love to hear from you.

At Equifax, we are powering the world with knowledge to help people live their financial best. Today’s fast-moving world means our customers need us to be always on and always available – and we need talented people to make that a reality!

Your role will be key to the European Information Security team. As our new Senior Security Analyst (UK&I), you will be supporting the business and clients with Information Security advice and guidance. You will ensure that our program of security risk management and internal and external audits is successfully delivered. A confident, motivated individual who can work with control and risk owners to ensure security risks and vulnerabilities are identified, and corrective actions are agreed, remediated and continually monitored.

Some of your key responsibilities will include:

  • You will oversee the management of the security assurance program, including:
    • Management of internal assurance regime and audit framework for UK&I
    • Management of corrective actions program across UK&I (internal, external, client, supplier, regulatory)
    • Management of supplier audit program
    • Managing client audits across UK&I wherever possible
  • You will support certifications for Equifax UK&I, including ISO27001, Cyber Essentials (Standard and Plus), and PCI DSS
  • You will oversee the security risk management process for UK&I and ensure risks are documented, assessed, and monitored, escalating to the Enterprise Risk process where necessary
  • You will work collaboratively with key stakeholders (e.g. IT) to ensure full visibility of cyber security risks and their potential impact
  • You will have the opportunity to support the UK & Ireland penetration test program

What are we looking for?

Looking for an experienced Information Security professional (covering areas such as ISO 27001, PCI, NIST and COBIT) that has knowledge and experience in the following:

  • Experience performing and managing security audits
  • Knowledge of security risk management techniques
  • Experience of working with ISO27001, PCI DSS and Cyber Essentials
  • Strong stakeholder management skills
  • Ability to travel between our UK and Ireland offices.

What would make you stand out?

  • CISSP, CISM or CISA or related security certifications are highly preferred
  • Prior experience within an FCA regulated industry
  • Exposure working in high visibility, driven working environments
  • Exposure to Cloud security experience (AWS / GCP)

Be #AtYourBest at our Nottingham or Leeds office

  • Fantastic central location in both our central Leeds or Nottingham offices
  • BUPA medical insurance, company pension, discounted gym memberships, volunteering & charity gifting initiatives, and a full educational and assistance programme focused on mental and physical wellbeing
  • An employee recognition scheme where you can earn and redeem points to unlock a wide range of exciting rewards
  • Access to a host of retail, dining and holiday discounts
  • 26 days’ holiday from the start, with an additional day off on your birthday and one day for voluntary activities
  • A culture of fun, collaboration and diversity, allowing you to bring your whole self to work

What Else?

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

To speak to us about this role in more detail apply online.

In response to the ongoing impact of COVID-19 and social distancing restrictions, we support a fully remote interview and onboarding process.

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Function - Security Governance and Compliance


Full time