Cyber Security Security Assurance Analyst
London, GB
1d ago

The Role

Joining G-Research as a Security Assurance Analyst you will work in the Security Assurance (SA) function which is responsible for providing the Board with independent, evidence-based information about security within G-Research in order to help the Board oversee and monitor the security of the firm.

Reporting to a Security Assurance Technical Specialist, this role will be responsible for :

  • Supporting assessments of whether processes and solutions designed and implemented by governance, product, engineering and operational teams meet the security outcomes defined by the Board.
  • Assisting with writing reports for the Board.
  • Building good working relationships with teams across the business, whilst still maintaining the independence required of an assurance team.
  • Helping to document, communicate and continuously improve security assurance processes.
  • Building and maintaining a broad understanding of the company’s technologies, processes, organisation and information flows, and the security threats and vulnerabilities to them.
  • Who are we looking for?

    The SA team combines strong security, analytical and technical skills with appropriate assurance and audit techniques in order to provide the Board with valuable, evidence-based expert analysis.

    This role focuses on helping bring assurance and audit experience to the team and apply it in flexible ways that suit a fast-paced, entrepreneurial organisation.

    The ideal candidate will have :

  • At least two years of experience in conducting IT and / or information security audits.
  • Knowledge of information security frameworks such as ISO 27000 and NIST.
  • A desire to understand and help drive actual security risk reduction.
  • Aptitude and willingness to learn how to analyse complex technical solutions for security issues
  • Experience working with information security, technical infrastructure and / or software development teams.
  • Capability to build and maintain an understanding of a complex and rapidly changing business.
  • Ability to think out of the box and identify suitable approaches without being constrained by standard ways of working.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Enthusiasm and drive for learning and developing new skills and knowledge.
  • Familiarity with the three lines of defence operating model.
  • Familiarity with internal audit standards.
  • 2 : 1 or above from a top tier university.
  • Why you should apply

  • Highly competitive compensation plus annual discretionary bonus
  • Informal dress code and work / life balance
  • Comprehensive healthcare and life assurance
  • 25 days holiday
  • 9% company pension contributions
  • Cycle-to-work scheme
  • Subsidised gym membership
  • Monthly company events
  • Central London office close to 5 stations and 6 tube lines
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