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Cyber Engineer

Date: 27-Nov-2021

Location: Edinburgh, GB Macclesfield, GB

Company: Royal London Group

Job title: Cyber Engineer

Contract type: Permanent

Closing date: 9th December 2021

Location: Nether Alderley or Edinburgh


Royal London is the largest mutual life insurance, pensions and investment company in the UK.  Since its foundation 160 years ago, Royal London has supported millions of people to protect and provide for themselves and their families.


Our culture is welcoming, friendly, flexible and we aim to make you always feel included. We welcome applications from individuals who have taken an extended career break or those who are transitioning from different sectors.


To support this, we are always open to discussing flexible working arrangements and as we transition to hybrid working we will discuss working patterns or locations that ensure you have the freedom to be your best. It’s what makes Royal London a great place to work.


We believe that being together some of the time will help our colleagues to feel truly connected to our Spirit of Royal London culture. Many of us value the passing conversations, social interactions and building relationships that comes from being together in the office.


We have an exciting permanent opportunity for a Cyber Engineer to join the Group Technology and Change (GTC) function, in our Wilmslow or Edinburgh office.


Role purpose

This is a specialised role which primarily involves developing and improving our Cloud Security capabilities. In addition, the successful candidate will also be expected to develop and improve existing security technological controls, through to the research and implementation of industry specific cyber security technologies, standards and processes.


Key responsibilities

  • Develop and improve Cloud Security capabilities
  • Develop Cloud and cyber security strategy
  • Work with Architecture to turn strategy into operational roadmaps and project plans
  • Provide cyber security expertise to lead and support security and business change portfolios
  • Ensure key business risks are fully understood, controlled and mitigated to ensure local plans are delivered and we meet regulatory requirements
  • Undertake product analysis
  • Design and implement security technologies to mitigate cyber risks in line with strategy
  • Provide 3rd line support operation


 Essential Criteria

  • Subject matter expert in Cloud Security, including multi-cloud environments
  • Experience in developing cyber security strategy
  • Low level expertise in SIEM, IPS, WAF, DLP, Identity & Data Management and Network Security technologies
  • Experience in stakeholder management
  • Knowledge of project lifecycle and governance frameworks
  • Experience in security control operation and risk management
  • Security practices within a financial service provider
  • Risk and control management experience


Desirable Criteria

  • Expert level Cloud Security experience and certifications
  • Security certifications (e.g. CISSP / CISM)
  • Solution design skills
  • Hands on technical skills within technology function (e.g. IPS, DLP, Azure etc)
  • Experience of working with third party providers


What we offer

  • We've always been proud to reward employees by offering a number of benefits such as Pensions and Protection, Performance and role-related benefits, Lifestyle and Wellbeing 
  • Our culture comes from within, or to put it another way, it comes from our people. It’s what makes Royal London a great place to work.
  • Our People Promise is something we live up to every day. We know we can rely on you, and you can expect plenty from us in return.
  • Glassdoor have again ranked as among the best places to work in the UK 


We are an equal opportunities employer. We work hard to attract the best talent for our award-winning team. We believe that embracing difference makes us stronger. Our diverse people bring us different skills – whatever their educational background, disability, gender, age, sexual orientation, race, religion or belief.


In fact, the first pillar of our People Promise is designed to make sure you 'work somewhere inclusive'. We want to live up to this promise; it’s good for our people and good for our customers too, because our workforce should reflect our communities.

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