Job Introduction

Skipton Building Society has a great opportunity for anexperienced senior security professional to join our Information Security Team.The role will be perfect for a candidate who has proven experience within aninformation security role. The candidate should have good technical knowledge,complimented by experience within  riskand compliance frameworks and submissions. This will  enable them to contribute and lead strategicobjectives within our programme of work and Cyber Security Strategy, by takingan holistic view, balancing risk versus reward. Experience in securing cloudinfrastructure would be an advantage. This role is dedicated to helping theSociety manage cyber risks to protect customer and colleague information. Thisrole is currently remote working due to Covid-19, although some time will berequired in the Skipton office in the future.

What you’ll be doing

You’ll be joining a team that is responsible for allsecurity activities across the business, which includes the delivery of adefined work programme that supports our cyber strategy, as well as supportingthe delivery of change. This role is key to supporting the implementation andenhancement of a comprehensive information security framework and the work willprovide an exciting challenge. The role will be perfect  for someone who has experience combiningtechnical knowledge with a good understanding of risk balancing the needs ofsecurity against the strategy of the business helping maintain a great customerexperience.

The scope of work covered by our Information Security teamincludes:

– Security testing and remediation – Vulnerability management – Threat intelligence monitoring – Security education and awareness – Security policy framework – Controls assurance, including PCI and Swift compliance – Third party security due diligence – Subject matter support for projects and change initiatives – Security support for subsidiaries – Risk and Compliance submissions. – Security Incident and Event Management – Securing Cloud Infrastructure

What you’ll bring

We’re looking for the right person who can enable secureproject delivery, build relationships with stakeholders across the business andmentor and support junior team members. You will be comfortable explainingtechnical concepts that can be understood by everyone and will adopt anapproach that considers both risk and reward.

The role has the opportunity to influence security baseddecisions that affect the entire business including our customers andcolleagues. Someone who has the insight to think using a risk-based approachand who will offer pragmatic solutions and ways forward whatever securityquestions are thrown their way!

The successful candidate will hold a professional securityqualification (such as CISM or CISSP).

About Skipton Building Society

At Skipton Building Society we are not just another Financial Services Institution we are a mutual organisation, which means we are owned by our members and believe in placing them at the heart of everything we do. The same goes for our people. We can only be successful as a business if we have great people and we believe in treating people as individuals. Our values are Trust, Ownership and One Team which reflect the attitudes and way of working everyone here displays on a daily basis, and which are key to the delivery of the outstanding level of personal service we offer our customers.

We’re committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace where every colleague has an opportunity to fulfil their career potential. We respect and appreciate the value that our colleagues’ unique differences can bring and offer consideration for anyone seeking a more flexible work-life balance. If you have a need for flexibility then please let us know.

Why Work For Us

We’re committed to payingour people fairly for the role they undertake and provide a wide range ofbenefits to support our colleagues’ finances and wellbeing, including ourEmployee Assistance programme, the opportunity to buy extra holidays andshopping discount vouchers You’ll be able to shape your career within your team and can expect astructured learning and development programme where you’ll be valued recognisedand rewarded.

 More information on our benefits can be found here

Skipton are an equalopportunities employer and we welcome applications from all suitably skilled orqualified applicants, regardless of their race, sex, disability,religion/beliefs, sexual orientation or age

Salary: Up to £50,000 Per Annum

Job Refence: VPF06368BB