Security Solutions Architect (Tech Lead)

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BGL Group

Full-time
Peterborough
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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:

  • Be the technical subject matter expert on cloud security tools and procedure

  • Lead initiatives such as security tool implementation and enhance their output by using cyber security best practices in cloud environments

  • Co-ordinate and engage with technical experts across teams to secure 3rd party appliances, ensuring processes are maintained as per policy

  • Use the cyber kill chain to ensure effective controls are in place against know attack vectors

  • Advise on new initiatives/projects ensuring security remains a top priority

  • Promote industry best practices for security management frameworks such as OWASP and NIST and ensure technical controls are in place

  • Offer advice and technical expertise on SDLC practices, code review and verification tools

  • Work with the architecture and DevOps teams to secure infrastructure

 

What will it take to be successful as Security Solutions Architect? 

  • Demonstrable technical 'hands on' experience securing cloud environments and cyber security

  • Must be able to automate tasks and have excellent scripting abilities in Python, Linux or equivalent

  • Previous experience with PAAS and micro-services is essential

  • Active learner, both within your technical and professional area of expertise, and taking control of your own career development

Nice to have:

  • Hold cloud certifications such as CCSP or CCSK
  • Hold technical cyber security certifications from an approved body
  • Previous experience of pen-testing, red-teaming or incident response 

About Us 

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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We're a diverse community of dedicated, innovative and talented professionals. With an inclusive and open workplace, we encourage our people to create and share ideas – supporting their growth and celebrating their uniqueness.

 


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