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Information Security Technical Lead

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Job Introduction

** Remote/home working allowed **

At Saga we believe in exceptional experiences everyday whilst being a driver for positive change in our markets and communities. Our values are precision pace, empathy, curiosity, collaboration. If this resonates with you then it’s time to do the best work of your life!

…And right now, we are looking for an Information Security Technical lead to work in our Central part of the IT business at an exciting time in Saga’s history. As a Group, Saga is taking to the seas in our brand new, luxury cruise ships, leading the market with innovative insurance and financial products.   

You will be responsible for the testing, monitoring and continually evolving cyber security controls to deliver Saga’s Cyber Security Strategy and help manage cyber risk. 

You will bring a strong blend of technical ability, with Cyber Security experience. The Information Security Technical Lead will be business facing, so a strong communicator that possess first class stakeholder management skills is required for this role. 

And in return, you can look forward to all the responsibility and involvement of an integral role, providing you with a rewarding and fast-paced career with an excellent benefits package.  

So, if you have these specialists' skills, then we would like to hear from you.

Role Responsibility

As an Information Security Technical Lead, your top 5 responsibilities are:   

  • Helping to shape and support the delivery of the Cyber Strategic plan and policies, including the definition and evolution of security controls and associated KPIs. 

  • Ad hoc security testing of web applications and infrastructure. 

  • Providing advice and guidance on how to minimise the impact of threats to assets / services and support business initiatives, including providing subject matter expertise for development teams in secure application development and remediation of security test findings. 

  • Actively identifying inefficiencies and championing the adoption of new controls/technologies and approaches to meet business needs and manage risk. 

  • Monitoring and management of technical cyber security solutions against defined performance KPIs as well as continuously identifying opportunities to improve technical cyber risk management controls. 

The Ideal Candidate

  • Knowledge of Cyber threats to shape and support Cyber strategy, policies and KPIs. 

  • Detailed knowledge of Application security (OWASP), Linux and Azure security. 

  • Application security testing and consultancy. 

  • Understanding and application of technical Cyber Security risk management controls. 

  • Understanding of cyber-attack techniques. 

  • Deep understanding of the cyber security domain and risk to applications. 

  • Technical Risk Management. 

  • Communications and Stakeholder Management skills. 
  • Understanding of vulnerability testing frameworks / techniques. 

  • Understanding of business technology to inform mitigation strategies. 

  • Industry Certifications. 

Our values are:

  • Precision Pace - Always owning and making things happen
  • Empathy – Always aware of others
  • Curiosity – Always asking why
  • Collaboration – Always one team, the Saga team!

Package Description

The standard benefits when you join Saga include: 

  • Remote working available where possible

  • The choice to buy a further 5 days annual leave per year 

  • Free private medical insurance after 1 years' service 

  • Workplace Pension 

  • AXA Be Supported 

  • A range of reductions and offers from leading retailers, travel groups and entertainment companies

About the Company

Having spent our first 30 years focused on travel, Saga launched Saga Magazine and developed home and motor insurance and financial services in the 1980s. Private medical and pet insurance followed in the 1990s, along with the launch of our own cruise ship operation. The strength of the Saga brand provides the Group with the ability to develop in-house or partner with suppliers to offer our customers and members highly differentiated, competitively priced products which meet their evolving needs.

Saga exists to help our customers and members lead the life they want to lead. To succeed in this, we know that the most important thing to do is to listen to our customers and members. At the heart of our business model is our drive to know more about our customers’ wants and needs so we are best placed to serve them.

Applying this approach over the past 70 years has enabled us to become the UK's specialist provider of products and services to people aged over 50 in the UK. The Saga brand has become one of the most recognised and trusted brands amongst UK consumers in this demographic and is recognised for its high quality products and exceptional standards of service. These include cruises and holidays, insurance, personal finance and the Saga Magazine.

When you join Saga you will see that we are committed to treating all employees fairly and to offering equal opportunities in all aspects of employment and advancement.

We value diversity not just because it is the right thing to do, but because diverse teams perform better. Creating a culture in which everyone feels welcome and offering equal opportunities in all aspects of employment and advancement is incredibly important to us. Fair consideration is given to applications from all applicants, including those with disabilities and those over who are over 50 as we are champions of age inclusivity.

We are an official Disability Confident Committed employer and ensure that our recruitment process is inclusive and accessible and we will make reasonable adjustments as required.

We are a member of the 30% Club and partner with Women Ahead which offers us a fantastic opportunity to take part in a leading, global, cross-company, leadership mentoring scheme to champion female talent.

We are a signatory of the Armed Services Covenant and have received a Silver Award from the Employer Recognition Scheme. 

 

 

To all recruitment agencies: Saga does not accept agency CVs unless specifically engaged on the role by the HR Recruitment Team. Please do not forward CVs to our recruiters, employees or any other company location. Saga is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited CVs.

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