As a technical and digitally focused FinTech organisation, we have an opportunity for an Application Security Specialist to join us. Your role will sit within the Group Information & Security team whilst servicing our comparethemarket.com business. You’ll be responsible for working with and providing advice to software engineering teams on reducing risk posed by vulnerabilities.
In this role you’ll:
- Contribute by reviewing technologies, security controls and solutions to reduce the risks to comparethemarket.com and to its customers
Make recommendations and contributions to the security of our architecture, software applications & infrastructure
Have ability to stand firm when necessary and compromise when appropriate
Collaborate with technical teams
What will it take to be successful as an Application Security Analyst?
- Practical experience of software development and/or vulnerability management
Good experience of code verification tools and methodologies
Demonstrable industry experience with information and cyber security
A strong work ethic with high levels of self-motivation & autonomy
Ability to assess and understand the current and planned security posture for platforms, providing recommendations for improvement and risk reduction
Active learner, both within your technical and professional area of expertise, and taking control of your own career development
Nice to have:
- Hold cyber or data management certifications such as CISSP or CISM
- Hold cloud certifications such as CCSP or CCSK
- Hold technical cyber security certifications from an approved body
Founded in 1992, the BGL Group has grown significantly in size and capability. From 30 to 3,000 people, we are a leading digital distributor of insurance and household financial services. We have reached 9.5 million customers through brands including CompareTheMarket.com, LesFurets.com, Beagle Street, Budget Insurance & Dial Direct. We make a difference for our customers, colleagues and communities by working, growing and winning together. We enjoy what we do and have fun doing it!
We understand the importance of achieving a healthy lifestyle balance, whether it’s working remotely or flexibly we have an environment where people are empowered to embrace flexible working in a way that works for them and for the business.
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