Security Specialist (EL)

Last updated 14 days ago
Location:Greater Manchester
Job Type:Full Time

Lloyds Banking Group is the UK's largest Digital, Retail and Commercial Bank with a focus on Helping Britain Prosper.

We're on the mission to build the bank of the future, and we need your help do it. Continuing our extensive transformation programme, we're redefining what a bank is from the inside out. Our technology, our culture, and our mind-set is changing to craft a true engineering-led organisation.

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We're looking for a Senior Security Specialist to join a growing team as Lloyds Banking Group transforms into a leading digital organisation. You'll shape and influence security guidance and help ensure that change is delivered both securely and at pace.

This role has a broad spectrum of responsibilities, which range from setting direction, influencing strategy, establishing clear guidance and representing IT Cyber Security at key governance and decision-making forums. Successful candidates will be involved in authoring key guidance documents such as strategies, guides, patterns, workbooks and technology roadmaps.

Your key accountabilities will include:

  • Authoring security patterns, Cloud guardrails and other guidance, based on internal security standards and industry best practice.

  • Assessing systems against internal security standards.

  • Working with a range of stakeholders, technical and non-technical.

  • Development, maintenance and enhancement of key Cyber Security Services; including: procedures, processes and associated templates and documentation as appropriate

  • Promoting knowledge sharing and education of Cyber Security

  • Maintain and awareness of new technologies or existing Cyber Security technologies

  • Risk identification and prioritisation

  • Maintains awareness of industry trends and initiatives for dissemination across the wider Security Community

What we'll need from you:

  • Broad understanding across Cyber Security domains

  • Awareness of Cyber Security trends, threats, and Industry best practise

  • Appreciation of Cloud Security and 3rd Party assurance issues

  • Experience of producing security patterns, guidance, or Cloud guardrails

  • Data Analysis

  • Experience of working with a range of information to provide insightful analysis to key stakeholders.

  • Experience of managing risk and facilitating the timely identification and remediation of operational risks within the team.

  • Experience of working with Audit and/or Risk teams including the remediation of issues identified in an audit.

In return, you'd get a benefits package that includes:

  • A discretionary performance related bonus

  • Generous pension contribution

  • 30 Days leave plus bank holidays

  • Private health cover

We're dedicated to giving you opportunities and support to develop you both expertly and personally to optimise your potential.

As a new colleague, you'll join us on our journey to build a 21st century bank that reflects modern Britain, and craft an inclusive culture where all colleagues feel encouraged and valued.

We're committed to building a workforce which reflects the diversity of the customers and communities we serve, and to building an inclusive environment where all our colleagues can be themselves and succeed on merit. We support the principles of agile working and are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. We're an equal opportunity employer and deeply value diversity within our organisation.

Together we make it possible.