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
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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