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Information Security Analyst

Security

As Information Security Analyst you will provide additional support in the security team to respond to client enquiries and to assist in the planning of tasks for regulatory/compliance/certification audits.  This role will also support the closure of internal/external audit findings and the generation of relevant and regular metrics for Board reporting and project status updates.

 

The perks of being an Equifax Employee?

We offer a wide range of company supported benefits including contributory pension, life cover, income protection, Bupa healthcare, enhanced maternity and sick pay, 26 days holiday and a day off for your birthday, with the ability to buy and sell holidays and free credit checks. We also offer flexible benefits ranging from cycle to work, discounted travel options, gym membership, dining and leisure discounts, financial & savings plans, mobile discounts plus much more!

We also support personal development and have a range of learning options including our global online learning platform and allow you to bring your whole self to work supported by our Inclusion and Diversity, Wellbeing and Employee Engagement forums. 

What you’ll do 

  • Develop an understanding of the threats, risks, vulnerabilities and evolving attack vectors facing the business

  • Constantly analyse and make recommendations to implement effective security controls, system hardening and provide consistent security controls for projects

  • Support with the resolution and reporting of penetration and vulnerability testing.

  • Support with the management of the enterprise risk management log.

  • Assist with monthly security reporting and dashboards

  • Assist in group security training and awareness campaigns

  • Manage the security exception process and change control process.

  • Support senior managers as needed in the execution and delivery of tasks related to certification reviews (PCI-DSS, ISO27001, Cyber Essentials, etc)

  • Support internal and external security audits including the maintenance and accreditation activities

  • Stay up to-to-date on information trends and security standards

What experience you need

If you’re an experienced Information Security professional (covering areas such as ISO 27001, PCI, NIST and COBIT) and have knowledge of penetration testing, vulnerability management, networking and infrastructure, application development and cloud technologies we would love to speak with you.

  • Strong understanding of security operations

  • Strong understanding of Security Infrastructure design and IT Security best practice

  • Good written and spoken communication skills with ability to create, update and maintain documentation and reporting metrics

  • Good knowledge of security products, SIEM, AV, security gateways, firewalls, load-balancers, ACLs, routing and switching

  • Strong understanding of common IT protocols, infrastructure and systems e.g. Networks, Domains and virtualised infrastructure

What could set you apart

  • CISSP, CISM or CISA or related security certifications are highly preferred

  • Bachelor’s degree education, or equivalent experience

  • Prior experience within an FCA regulated industry

  • Exposure working in a post-breach environment

  • Cloud security experience (AWS / GCP)

If this sounds like somewhere you want to work, don’t delay, apply today - we’re looking for you!

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Who is Equifax? 

At Equifax, we believe knowledge drives progress. As a global data, analytics and technology company, we play an essential role in the global economy by helping employers, employees, financial institutions and government agencies make critical decisions with greater confidence. ​​​​​​​ 

We work to help create seamless and positive experiences during life’s pivotal moments: applying for jobs or a mortgage, financing an education or buying a car. Our impact is real and to accomplish our goals we focus on nurturing our people for career advancement and their learning and development, supporting our next generation of leaders, maintaining an inclusive and diverse work environment, and regularly engaging and recognizing our employees. Regardless of location or role, the individual and collective work of our employees makes a difference and we are looking for talented team players to join us as we help people live their financial best. 

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