Security Assessment Manager

Security Assessment Manager

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Join us as a Security Assessment Manager

  • If you're looking for a role combining Information Security expertise with people management, this role may be ideal
  • As a member of our Security Architecture Leadership Team, you'll be managing one of five Security Assessment teams in RBS, delivering security assessment, advice and guidance on Standards of Good Practice, from single line item queries up to major programmes
  • This is an opportunity to work with global technology and business transformation projects, and manage people from day-to-day workload management, to developing their skills and managing performance

What you'll do

Working in a truly international environment across several locations in Europe and Asia, you'll be managing a team of security professionals, helping improve the security control environment and minimising the risk and impact of information security threats and vulnerabilities. Together with your team, you'll provide divisional and Technology Service Provider Information Security support.

You'll develop a thorough understanding of divisional business, systems and processes in order to provide tailored solutions and services whilst minimising impact or disruption, as well as engaging with business and technology projects to identify security requirements and controls, assess proposals and designs and identify potential weaknesses.

Day-to-day, you'll be:

  • Allocating work to your team, to perform security risk assessments or provide specialist security input to support major change programmes
  • Engaging with business and technology projects to identify security weaknesses in proposed systems or applications and develop appropriate solutions based on risk assessment
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with franchises in order to identify issues and drive security compliance
  • Propose improvements to the processes and services provided by security architecture team
  • Actively drive the transformation of Security Architecture and the implementation of Security Centre of Excellence, as a part of Ways of Working programme

The skills you'll need

We'll look to you to have significant experience and a proven track record of delivery within IS, IT Security or Audit departments within financial institutions. You'll also need broad, specialist level knowledge of information security technology and IT infrastructure such as UNIX, Windows, databases, network infrastructure, firewalls, Information security management tools, logging & monitoring tools, emergency envelope tools, Public Key Infrastructures and Cryptography.

You'll also bring:

  • Relevant Information Security qualifications such as CISSP, CISM, CISA and CRISC
  • Excellent English communication skills, both written and verbal, and the ability to write technical issues in business terms
  • A good understanding of cloud computing technologies and emerging computing trends
  • Knowledge of MS Azure or AWS and CCSK or CCSP certifications would be beneficial
  • Experience in Business Intelligence, Management Information and Business Analytics reporting
  • Experience in managing a team of technical experts and collaborating with other teams in a complex international environment

How we'll reward you

You'll start on a competitive reward package. Your package includes the chance to join our RBS benefits scheme and to choose from a range of protection, healthcare or lifestyle extras.