Information Security Cloud Consultant

06 Jul 2024
14 Jul 2024
Employer Sector
Banking & Finance
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Introduction

Our UK Information Security Secure Change Team provides InfoSec Subject Matter Expertise to the Bank's change portfolio. The Information Security Consultant (Cloud Technologies) will be an Information Security subject matter expert in multiple cloud technology areas such as M365, Azure (Identity, Security and Compliance), Defender, Azure DevOps, Azure IaaS, etc

Main Responsibilities

  • Act as an InfoSec subject matter expert, primarily focused on cloud security across the Bank's core cloud technology platforms;
  • Assess whether the current (and proposed) configuration of these core cloud technologies meet the Bank's security requirements, regulatory requirements and good industry practice;
  • Define, document and agree security improvements/enhanced configurations where these are necessary;
  • Define, document and agree security improvements/enhanced configurations as part of changes to the existing core technologies and the implementation of new capabilities, systems and technologies;
  • Represent Information Security with Business stakeholders as a trusted advisor, finding pragmatic and cost–effective security solutions that efficiently support customer needs.
  • Act as a specialist owner of 1 or more of the team's security processes, systems or frameworks, maintaining specialist knowledge and continually evolving the process, system or framework with reference to the bank's global and local system & process owners, regulation & good practice;
  • Provide specialist advice as part of structured risk & control assessments, for example external supplier due diligence;
  • Respond to queries from our branches and other colleagues on information security to ensure effective risk management of information security;
  • Deputise for elements of the reporting manager's role, on an ad–hoc basis, to cover absences, periods of increased workload, etc.

Ideal Candidate

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  • nformation Security subject matter expert in multiple cloud technology areas such as M365, Azure (Identity, Security and Compliance), Defender, Azure DevOps, Azure IaaS, etc.
  • Solid, practical and demonstrable experience of information security (technical and non technical aspects), ideally with an understanding of privacy ;
  • able to influence decision making to surface and mitigate issues and risks across a wide range of stakeholders;
  • positive, collaborative and builds and maintains effective relationship with others
  • pragmatic, and effectively balances risk and control requirements with commercial drivers;
  • Ability to articulate and document security requirements and risks so that they are accurate, auditable and understandable;
  • ability to solve problems creatively and effectively
  • plan, organise and prioritise tasks and projects effectively

Company Information

Handelsbanken is a relationship bank with a decentralised way of working, a strong local presence thanks to a nationwide network of branches, and a long–term approach to customer relations. Each Handelsbanken branch operates as a local business enabling it to make decisions at a local level and provide a bespoke service. The focus is always on the need of the individual customer and not on the sale of specific products.

We are embarking on an exciting Business Transformation journey. This transformation will significantly enhance our technology system systems, processes and services, bringing evolution to our ways of working. Join us in this transformative journey, where your dedication, adaptability and commitment will play a crucial role in shaping the future of banking for our valued customers.

The Bank is deeply committed to embedding good equality and diversity practice into all of our activities. This is so that we are an inclusive, welcoming and inspiring place to work that encourages everyone to apply, regardless of socio–economic background, age, disability, pregnancy and/or parental status, race (including colour, nationality, and ethnic or national origin), veteran status, marital and civil partnership status, religion or belief, sex, gender reassignment or sexual orientation.

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At Handelsbanken, we deeply value our unique culture and values including trust in and respect for each individual. We take pride in nurturing a work environment where people flourish, and where they are empowered to take decisions in their areas of expertise. We take a long term perspective in everything we do and want each employee who joins us to build a long terms successful career with the Bank.

What is in it for you?

  • We have a wide range of learning and development available, empowering and enabling our colleagues to take ownership of their own development.
  • Competitive Salary and an extensive range of benefits is provided, including private medical insurance, income protection and life assurance
  • A market–leading pension contribution of 15% paid by the bank, which can be invested in a wide range of funds (including ESG and Shariah funds)

Application next steps

Your journey with us begins once you have submitted your application. One of our Handelsbanken recruiters will be reviewing your details and will later organise a phone conversation if you match the role requirements. If there is a mutual fit, we will extend an invitation for you to participate in an interview.

How can we support you to be your best self? Our Talent Acquisition team will be happy to provide support e.g. if you need additional time to prepare for an interview or you have any requirements for any part of the interview/hiring process – just let us know by email .

This advert will be live for a minimum of two weeks. However, please note that after the two weeks, the closing date could change at any time depending on the number of responses received.