Information Security Analyst

Risk · London, London, City of
Department Risk
Employment Type Permanent
Minimum Experience Experienced

INFORMATION SECURITY ANALYST

  

ABOUT JAJA

 

Jaja is a consumer finance business, launching its first product, a digital credit card, in 2018. Since then it has grown rapidly and has recently completed the acquisition of a multi-£000m credit card portfolio. With backing from several major Private Equity funds, Jaja has an ambitious growth strategy that includes providing consumer finance in partnership with leading consumer brands, with a number of partnerships secured alongside an exciting pipeline of opportunities. 

Jaja is on a mission to redefine the consumer finance experience and liberate customers from needless complexity, wasted time, and frustration. Or as we say it, Make Simple. We will delight our customers – making the customer experience simpler, more enjoyable, more intelligent – treating customers fairly and giving them more control of their money.

 

 

DESCRIPTION OF THE BUSINESS UNIT

 

As a credit card provider, the security of customer data is critical to everything we do at Jaja. The InfoSec business unit works alongside our technology teams to secure products developed using the latest technologies and works collaboratively across all business units to support and enable Jaja’s rapid pace whilst safeguarding systems and data.

 

 

PURPOSE OF THE ROLE

Jaja Finance is looking for an Information Security Analyst to work in its growing Information Security team. You will monitor our computer networks for security issues, investigate and handle incidents as they arise and will conduct regular checks to ensure systems remain secure and compliant. You will configure security tools for alerting and monitoring and will be comfortable administering and securing tools and user access to systems. You will also support colleagues in the technology teams and document any security issues you find with a view to supporting with the remediation of problems.

The ideal candidate will have experience of resolving technical problems and security incidents affecting user devices and production systems; including within cloud infrastructure. They’ll work closely with our IT Operations and DevOps teams to monitor systems, maintain standards and identify potential threats to Jaja’s systems and data.

 

WHAT’S THE OPPORTUNITY?

 

You will work in a dynamic fast paced environment, delivering a significant change agenda for a business that is shaking up the Consumer Finance industry. Working with a passionate set of colleagues who excel at delivery you will have a varied and interesting portfolio of activity that is not constrained by the status quo. 

 

 

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:

 

  • Monitor computer networks and systems for security issues
  • Investigate security breaches and other cyber security incidents
  • Install security measures and operate software to protect systems and information infrastructure, including firewalls and data encryption programs
  • Document security breaches and assess the damage they cause
  • Work with security team to perform tests and uncover network vulnerabilities.
  • Fix detected vulnerabilities to maintain a high-security standard
  • Stay up-to-date on information technology trends and security standards.
  • Develop company-wide best practices for IT security
  • Help colleagues install security software and support staff with its use
  • Research security enhancements and make recommendations to management

 

ESSENTIAL SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

 

  • Experience in information security or senior helpdesk roles
  • Experience with computer network penetration testing and techniques
  • Understanding of firewalls, proxies, SIEM, antivirus, and IDS
  • Ability to identify and mitigate network vulnerabilities and explain how to avoid them
  • Understanding of patch management with the ability to deploy patches in a timely manner while understanding business impact

 

WHAT'S IN IT FOR YOU? 

 

The chance to make a real impact in a growing start-up on a mission to change the face of the consumer finance industry forever.

Competitive salary 

Hand brewed Scandinavian style coffee served fresh from Jaja Bar every day 

Friday drinks and social Jaja Sessions where lofty ideas are rewarded 

Pension 

More exciting benefits you will hear about when we talk  

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  • Location
    London, London, City of
  • Department
    Risk
  • Employment Type
    Permanent
  • Minimum Experience
    Experienced