Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Knutsford


Lead Security Consultant - 90214527
Primary Location:UK-Cheshire-Knutsford
Job Type:Permanent/Regular
Posting Range:3 Dec 2018 - Ongoing
Security Solutions is a team within GIS and is engaged by business units to provide security services for Build the Bank (BTB). Security Solutions acts as a “One Stop Shop” for the security services. Throughout the project lifecycle (BTB) a Security Consultant will cover a range of activities including:
Your Role
Assist in design and delivery of security solutions and services into Barclays.
Work within virtual teams of security and technical specialists to ensure quality delivery of world class security solutions into the business.
Lead and Assist Risk Assessment exercises designed to highlight and clearly articulate IT Security risk to the business in terms they understand.
Support where appropriate a variety of IT Security activities and other related activities which together aid in ensuring that the organisation’s assets and IT systems are appropriately
Provide detailed specifications for IT security solutions and support the development of security testing plans.
Demonstrate ability to work as an integral member of the project/programme team(s) to ensure proper deployment of IT security solutions.
Work with the business and project team(s) to ensure residual risks are adequately mitigated to the degree that meets the risk appetite of the business.
Essential Skills
Understanding of security strategies and technologies including secure network design, e-Channels, remote computing, desktop and server hardening, secure web services
Knowledge of information security frameworks and standards such as ISO27001/2, PCI DSS and PED and their application into diverse environments.
Understanding of the security mechanisms associated with Windows or Unix operating systems, switched networks, web based applications and databases.
Understands the security controls/processes
Desirable Skills
Experience of risk management and concept of risk mitigation through both technical and non-technical methods
Effective in working both independently and within a team with minimal guidance in unstructured teams, situations and environments
About Us
Barclays is a transatlantic consumer, corporate and investment bank offering products and services across personal, corporate and investment banking, credit cards and wealth management, with a strong presence in our two home markets of the UK and the US. Our goal is to become the bank of choice by providing superior services to customers and clients and supporting our stakeholders via a commercially successful business that generates long-term sustainable returns.
Risk and Control Objective
All Barclays colleagues have to ensure that all activities and duties are carried out in full compliance with regulatory requirements, Enterprise Wide Risk Management Framework and internal Barclays Policies and Policy Standards.
Your Application
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Barclays Values & Diversity
Dynamic working gives everyone at Barclays the opportunity to integrate professional and personal lives, if you have a need for flexibility then please discuss this with the hiring manager.  We are an equal opportunity employer and we are opposed to discrimination on any grounds. It is the policy of Barclays to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, colour, creed, religion, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law.

About the company

Barclays moves, lends, invests and protects money for 48 million customers and clients worldwide.

We have over 325 years of history and expertise in banking. From our beginnings in Lombard Street, London through to the launch of the world’s first ATM and innovative mobile phone payments services, find out more about our achievements to date.

Barclays is a trading name of Barclays Bank PLC and its subsidiaries. Barclays Bank PLC is registered in England and is authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority. Registered in England. Registered No. 1026167. Registered office: 1 Churchill Place, London E14 5HP.

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