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Cyber Security Vulnerability Management Specialist

Virgin Money
United Kingdom
40000.00 - 50000.00 GBP Annual
Closing date
29 May 2024

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Job Role
Cyber Security Consultant
Job Type

Business Unit: Security Operations
Salary range: GBP40,000 – GBP50,000 per annum
Location: Remote – with occasional travel to the Glasgow or Gosforth hub

Live up to your potential

Our Team
Working in Security Operations is a big deal as we play a key role in keeping Virgin Money safe. We're on an exciting journey with a big vision as we grow our team to enhance our security and cyber operations.

The Vulnerability Management Team are responsible for analysing and reporting of vulnerabilities on Bank infrastructure, assets, and code, evaluation of associated risk, management of key technical and business stakeholders, and engagement on remediation planning. They act as SME's on the Bank's vulnerability scanning tools, and direct the organisation's response to identified threats.

The Cyber Security Vulnerability Management Specialist is part of this dynamic, high–performing Security Operations Team, with responsibility for contributing to the organisation's Vulnerability Management control.

What you'll be doing

  • Influencing the right outcomes for the organisation to reduce risk, increase quality and reduce manual effort.
  • Taking the lead in continuous improvements programmes to enhance processes and reduce risk, and ensure we perform more efficiently.
  • Providing specialist knowledge in Vulnerability Management with an understanding of infrastructure, assets or code.
  • Identifying, analysing and reporting of vulnerabilities on Bank infrastructure, assets, and code.
  • Communicating and collaborating with technical and business stakeholders to ensure the security operations requirements are articulated and understood.
  • Working closely with security technology vendors to identify and progress control improvements and perform issue remediation as required.
  • Provide specialist level of knowledge and experience in vulnerability management technologies with ability to identify improvements to support future direction.

We need you to have

  • Experience of Vulnerability Management solutions, with the ability to operate as an SME and provide support to existing team members.
  • Demonstrable knowledge of a vulnerability management scanning tool such as Qualys, SonaType or SonarQube.
  • Expert knowledge of vulnerability management processes.
  • Proven strong analytical, problem solving and IT system skills.
  • Expertise in effective communication and resolving complex situations.
  • The drive to manage your own deliverables and development.
  • The ability to lead complex technical improvements and innovations.
  • Strong data analysis techniques.
  • The ability to work under pressure, managing multiple priorities in a rapidly changing and dynamic environment.

It's a bonus if you have but not essential

  • Specialism in analysis of vulnerabilities identified against one of infrastructure, assets or code.
  • Experience of Windows or RHEL OS platforms, with an understanding of patching processes and automation options.
  • Practical experience of scripting
  • Knowledge of Azure and cloud infrastructure
  • Knowledge of Penetration Testing, it's practical approaches and methodologies

Red Hot Rewards

  • Generous holidays – 38.5 days annual leave (including bank holidays and prorated if part–time) plus the option to buy more
  • Up to five extra paid well–being days per year
  • 20 weeks paid, gender–neutral family leave (52 weeks in total) for expectant parents and those looking to adopt
  • Market–leading pension
  • Free private medical cover, income protection and life assurance
  • Flexible benefits include Cycle to Work, wellness and health assessments, and critical illness
  • Ability to work anywhere in the UK (where the role allows)

And there's no waiting around, you'll enjoy these benefits from day one.

Feeling insatiably curious about this role? Apply as soon as you can. If we're lucky to receive a lot of interest, we may close the advert early and would hate you to miss out.

We're all about helping you Live a Life More Virgin, so happy to talk flexible working with you.

Say hello to Virgin Money
We're making great strides towards achieving our ambition of becoming the UK's best digital bank. As a full–service digital bank with a heritage stretching back over 180 years, we re a workforce to be reckoned with. We're putting the full power of our experience behind disruptive ideas that reinvent the role a bank plays in people's lives. We strive to create positive experiences for our millions of customers and our purpose, 'Making You Happier About Money', underpins everything we do. We believe in doing banking differently, innovating and working together to make a real difference. Join us and Live a Life More Virgin that empowers you with choice and flexibility in how you work.

Be yourself at Virgin Money
Our purpose is to make people happier about money, this means seeing and feeling the world as our customers do by creating a workforce that reflects the rich diversity of our customers and communities. We're committed to creating an inclusive culture where colleagues feel safe and inspired to contribute, speak up and be heard.

As a Disability Confident Leader, we're committed to removing any obstacles to inclusion. If you need any reasonable adjustments or support making your application, contact our Talent Acquisition team

Now the legal bit
Living A Life More Virgin allows our colleagues to be based anywhere in the UK (if the role allows it), but we'll need you to confirm you have the right to work in the UK.

If you're successful in securing a role with us, there are some checks you need to complete before starting. These include credit and criminal record checks and three years' worth of satisfactory references. If the role is part of the Senior Manager Regime and Certification Regime, it requires enhanced pre–employment checks – we'll ask for six years of regulatory references, and once in the role, you'll be subject to periodic employment checks.

Advertised:14 May 2024 GMT Daylight Time
Applications close:28 May 2024 GMT Daylight Time

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