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  • Information Security Analyst - Project & Change

  • Business: Travis Perkins PLC
  • Sector: IT & Digital
  • Location: Northampton, Northamptonshire
  • Salary: Competitive + Excellent Benefits
  • Hours of work: 37.5
  • Position type: Permanent
  • Job type: Full Time
  • Date posted: 02-Aug-2019
  • Job reference: 21724

Job Description

Travis Perkins’ Information Security Team are currently seeking an experienced Information Security Analyst to work within the NIST cyber security framework, deliver information security consultancy on critical security functions as defined by NIST (Identify, Protect, Detect, Respond, Recover), providing security advice/support to projects, identifying and addressing emerging risks, managing project penetration testing and reviewing external delivery partners and suppliers so we can maintain and improve our cyber security stance.

The role we're recruiting for

The Information Security Analyst is to Deliver security consultancy in relation to projects and significant change activities, assessing  business and technical risks; communicating control requirements to business stakeholders, architects, project managers and service owners, so as to inform risk treatment decisions and ensure the group remain compliant with agreed security standards including PCI-DSS, Cyber Essentials, and Data Protection regulations. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the delivery of security training and awareness to build basic skill sets across the business and IT communities, fostering security knowledge champions and online security communities, so as to improve the culture and behaviour of colleagues regarding information risks that the functions address.
  • Assist in the investigation Information Security issues, collaborating with other team members  in accordance with agreed processes/procedures, so as to contain impacts, determine root causes and progress investigations to resolution
  • Assist in improving the maturity of Information Security policies and controls, compliance measures and tooling, working within the Information Security team on relevant quality and process improvement initiatives, so as to increase control effectiveness.
  • Ensure internal and external suppliers and partners implement security to the required standard
  • It would be great if you had...
  • Cyber Controls selection and implementation, risk management,  experience in complex organisations.
  • Exposure to compliance/assurance processes and concepts in a fast moving business environment throughout the IT lifecycle; exposure to the NIST critical controls framework and other external standards/regulations mentioned above
  • Good interpersonal skills, influencing and coaching.  Works to tight deadlines in multiple work-streams/ services. 
  • IT related degree; Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) or Certified Information Systems Security Professional or Information Security related Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.

What can we offer you?

You may not know much about Travis Perkins plc but if you look a bit closer you might be surprised. We are the UK leader in the building materials and home improvement markets. Recognised as one of Britain’s Top Employers since 2010, we offer our employees access to extensive career opportunities across 19 leading businesses including Travis Perkins, Wickes and Keyline. We operate out of more than 2,000 outlets nationwide (and Ireland) and have over 30,000 colleagues.

We are one of the largest employers of IT professionals in the East Midlands area. We're Agile, we're Lean, we've gone Google and we're providing in-house designed & built bespoke software and applications to support our company. We have grand plans to increase the size of our business further and are forward thinking enough to recognise that investment in IT will give us the leading edge on our competitors. We've restructured, we've adopted new methodologies, and we've brought in award winning IT professionals to take us through this transformation.

Our strong family values and 'cornerstones' lie at the heart of the success of our journey. If, like us, you put customers at heart of everything you do, you can expect to be rewarded with a full package of benefits on top of a salary that grows with you as you grow in our business.
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