Information Security Lead x 3

Meraki Talent
05 Aug 2017
15 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Information Security Lead x 3


Attractive Salary + Bonus


Meraki Talent are currently recruiting on behalf of a global bank expanding their Information & Cyber Security function in Edinburgh. This is an exciting opportunity to join a growing, successful firm with a great reputation in the Scottish market.

The role holders will be responsible for providing technical advice on security projects, primarily focused on information security risk relating to 'big data' projects within the firm, across Data, Infrastructure and Applications. The data will be stored and processed on Hadoop clusters, structured using Ab Initio and ingested into a range of analytical tools. The security of the platforms and the controls associated with the users are paramount in ensuring that systems enhancements are delivered securely.

Responsibilities of the Information Security Lead:

  • Identification and implementation of Data and Database security controls
  • Ongoing oversight and management of the controls
  • Ensuring that the team and others accessing the system adhere to security controls
  • Identifying the specific risks and vulnerabilities associated with new to bank technologies interacting as part of a broader platform and with aggressive delivery targets.
  • Establishing security processes and protocols
  • Develop and maintain strong and relationships with senior stakeholders from business lines
  • Use technical and business knowledge to formulate actionable security solutions

Background of the Information Security Lead:

  • SME in Data and Database security with a good understanding of all other aspects of security
  • Enthusiasm to develop subject matter expertise in new areas
  • Strong record of successful delivering security projects
  • Strong relationship management and persuading and influencing skills
  • Understanding of banking policy frameworks for security
  • Understanding of Big Data technologies such as Hadoop, Ab Initio, SAS, BAES Applied Intelligence technologies
  • Experience of intelligence analytics

This is a new role in a recently established and rapidly growing function that offers excellent global reach, working with one of the best-known brands in banking.

If you have the relevant experience, contact Chris Wilson for a confidential chat.

Is this job for you?

Chris wants: Information Security, Cyber Security, Hadoop, SAS