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Security Consultant

Knutsford, England

Key information

Date live Jun. 23, 2022

Business Area COO & Functions

Area of Expertise Operations

Contract Temp / Contractor

Reference Code 90336296

Job description

Cyber Security Certifications Lead

As a Barclays Cyber Security Certifications Lead, you will be responsible for Driving the Chief security office communications to key stakeholders in both Business and IT communities, ensuring technical details and security details are understood allowing senior leaders to make informed decisions regarding security control. This is an excellent opportunity to lead strategic development and innovation activities for the Information Security Management Systems.

Barclays is one of the world's largest and most respected financial institutions, with 329 years of success, quality and innovation behind us. We offer careers that provide endless opportunity – helping millions of individuals and businesses thrive, and creating financial and digital solutions that the world now takes for granted.

What will you be doing?
• You will be responsible for managing the coordination of cyber security initiatives, support the Barclays Information Security Management System
• Being experienced with regard to the components and mechanisms making up the organizations IT Risk management and the controls that they provide
• Managing where appropriate, a variety of IT Security activities and other related activities which together aid in ensuring that the organisation’s assets 
• Developing and enhancing relationships with client stakeholders and program managers that define and demonstrate value in engagement with Services 
• Heading strategic development and innovation activities for the Information Security Management Systems to meet the Continual Improvement and mandatory requirements
• Maintaining collaborative working relationships with Corporate Banking stakeholders to manage clients’ expectations and demands proactively

What we’re looking for:
• SMS ISO27001 Lead Auditor – Ability to plan, deliver and report on an ISMS internal continual assessment of a site location, function or process
• Working understanding of OWASP Application Security Verification Standard (ASVS) v4 Level 2 and Mobile Security Verification Standard (MASVS) v1.3

Skills that will help you in the role:
• Knowledgeable about existing best practices for integration of security controls
• Explored and evaluated security considerations for multiple technologies
• Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) certification
• Deliver and understand the results of Tenable Nessus scans to CVSS v3

Where will you be working?
You will be based in Radbroke, Knutsford. The Barclays Technology Campus just outside Manchester is our tech command centre and a vital strategic powerhouse behind our global operations. The campus is set in a 64-acre self-contained site, in a beautiful green environment and it offers unrivalled facilities for work and for play. We have an onsite gym, as well as outdoor tennis, football and cricket areas, as well as onsite restaurant and coffee shops.

Hybrid Working
We are currently operating in a hybrid working environment, meaning that many colleagues spend part of their working hours at home and part in the office, depending on the nature of the role they are in. Please discuss the detail of the working pattern options for the role with the hiring manager.

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