Full Job Description
Sainsbury’s is continually evolving, and at an ever-increasing pace. We’re introducing bolder solutions, more innovative ways of working and increasingly transformative tech. It’s all helping us to become a seriously major player in the retail market, and our InfoSec teams are here to help keep it that way.
Here, our security experts secure and monitor every aspect of what we do. They make sure each product reaches our customers securely, and at the fast pace they’ve come to expect. From our petrol stations to our ATM networks, and from cloud computing to point of sale, mobile apps, logistics and warehousing. And the list is only growing. We’re setting security standards for tomorrow – for new technology, and for retail.
As Lead Information Security Analyst, you’ll inspire, motivate and guide a small team of analysts in providing efficient and effective security guidance and enabling our business to deliver secure and compliant products and services.
You and your team will provide end to end assurance of IT products across the organisation, during business as usual and throughout a product’s lifespan, protecting client and employee data and ensuring compliance with Information Security policies and standards.
More about the role
Provide clear and concise updates to key stakeholders, escalate issues and take ownership of actions until fully delivered.
Be the ‘single voice’ for the CTO tower or defined area to provide updates to InfoSec and Engineering Family Senior Management
To manage your own Engineering Family and squads to directly provide security guidance or which you are directly responsible
Provide end to end engagement on a wide range of Products ensuring that security is built in by design, are delivered securely, and data is protected appropriately
Be a Subject Matter Expert in distinct security technologies and provide guidance on securing new and evolving technologies, including Cloud, Microservices, APIs and Big Data
Help push the adoption of new tools and processes to continually improve our security posture
Be able to objectively and subjectively measure the quality of security assurance within the broader area and provide support to ensure objectives are collective met on time and to a high standard.
More about you
You must hold a relevant information security qualification from SANS, ISC2, ISACA, or a Computer Science degree and/or MSC in Information Security
Be a great communicator with a wide range of stakeholders, from your team, to peers, and Senior Management
Active engagement within the broader information security community. Learning from others and providing value back to peers
Ability to challenge, influence and build effective and collaborative working relationships with senior stakeholders
Ability to motivate a small team of individuals to be high performers, celebrate success and help develop areas for improvement
Demonstrates extensive knowledge of good security practice ensuring that all aspects of Confidentiality, Integrity and Availability are adhered to
Ability to think methodically and logically, challenge the status-quo by having clear and justified opinions, supported by data
Take ownership of challenges and ensure the right outcome is reached. Be confident in making important decisions based on your own experience and judgement
As well as lots of on-the-job training and endless opportunities, you’ll get:
Colleague discount across our multi-brands – Sainsbury’s, Argos and Habitat
Special offers on gym memberships, restaurants, holidays, retail vouchers and more
Work-life balance is important to us, so we offer our colleagues as much flexibility as possible in line with the needs of their role. We trust them to decide how, where and when they work, combining remote and collaborative working with a flexible approach to hours, giving them plenty of time and space for life outside of work whilst delivering against our business goals.