Information Security Consultant

Guildford, ENG, GB, GU1 1DB

Allianz

As an international financial services provider, Allianz offers worldwide products and solutions in insurance and asset management.

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Who we are

Allianz is a global insurance company serving across 70 different countries, but from the very first day you join our team you’ll know that your contributions are valued. We offer world class learning and career development opportunities, while we celebrate an inclusive culture.

 

Role Description

As an Information Security Consultant at Allianz, you will play a key part in Information and Cyber Security risk and threat assessments, working to keep Allianz safe and secure. You will also have access to our training and development opportunities, and exposure to Allianz Group frameworks, expertise, and global opportunities. 

 

This role will suit someone within Information Security who is a great communicator, with a pragmatic mind, and who is able to assess the objectives of a given initiative against security frameworks, policies, and standards to support the business through complex and challenging issues. The more curious, detail oriented, and organised – the better! 

 

Key Responsibilities

Reporting into the Information Security Consultancy and Testing Principal, based in either Guildford or Bournemouth (travel between the two may be required), this role will: 

  • Collaborate with project and business teams to complete threat and risk assessments for business change activities, and assist/take ownership of Information Security controls to be considered and applied within project requirements across hybrid cloud environments
  • Support the Senior Consultants (and take ownership where appropriate) in the provision of advice and recommendation on requirements, solution designs, test plans, and other artefacts to ensure they comply with Allianz security standards 
  • Identify, document and manage risks through the Allianz Information Risk Management framework 
  • Educate and guide business personnel on Information Security requirements and controls 
  • Triage and manage business requests and queries, escalating to Senior/Principal Consultant where required 
  • Work collaboratively with team members to identify areas for continual improvement and development

 

Skills and Experience

  • Self-driven and capable to work with minimal to no supervision on tasks and projects 
  • Proven experience in conducting security risk and threat assessments, defining pragmatic and practical options for mitigation, and assessing compliance with control requirements 
  • Demonstratable experience of reviewing technical architecture and design documentation, as well as designing security requirements and controls  
  • Strong technical knowledge of IT systems across traditional on-premise infrastructure, cloud platforms (Azure and AWS), and SaaS 
  • Ability to build and main relationships and influence key stakeholders, by acting as the interface between Information Security and the Business 
  • Able to translate Information Security and IT risk language into business language, with excellent communication skills 
  • Experience in an Agile delivery environment 
  • Excellent analytical, organizational, and decision-making skills 
  • Good teamwork and time management skills

 

What We Will Offer You

Recognised and rewarded for a job well done, we have a range of flexible benefits for you to choose from- so you can pick a package that’s perfect for you.

We also offer flexible working options, global career opportunities across the wider Allianz Group, and fantastic career development and training. That’s on top of enjoying all the benefits you’d expect from the world’s number one insurance brand, including:

 

  • Competitive annual salary – Up to £50,000
  • Flexible buy/sell holiday options
  • Hybrid working
  • Annual performance related bonus
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Development days
  • A discount up to 50% on a range of insurance products including car, home and pet
  • Retail Discounts

 

Our Ways of Working

Do you need some flexibility with the hours you work? Let us know as part of your application and if it’s right for our customers, our business and for you, then we’ll do everything we can to make it happen. 

Here at Allianz, we are signatories of the ABIs flexible working charter. We believe in supporting hybrid work patterns, which balance the needs of our customers, with your personal circumstances and our business requirements. Our aim with this is to help innovation, creativity, and you to thrive - Your work life balance is important to us.

 

Our Purpose and Values

We secure your future

Be Brave | With Heart | Everyone Counts | Inspiring Trust

Our purpose and values are more than just words on a website - they are the why and how of Allianz.  They influence everything we do and guide us how to do it.

Created by our people, for our people, they shape our culture, bring us together, and inspire us to be the best.  Building on inclusive culture for us all to succeed.

 

Diversity & Inclusion

At Allianz, we value diversity and inclusion and back this up with our accreditations, Allianz is EDGE certified for gender inclusion, members of the Women in Finance Charter, a Disability Confident employer, Stonewall Diversity Champion members, signatories of Business in the Community's Race at Work Charter, and an Armed Forces Covenant gold standard employer. 

We recognise the strength of neurodiversity in the workplace, and the far-reaching benefits of embracing a spectrum of thinking styles and innovative capabilities. We proudly welcome applications from neurodivergent and disabled candidates, and can offer tailored adjustments to remove barriers and set you up for success in your career.

At Allianz, we encourage our people to advocate for what they need, we listen, and we act – this could include providing assistive technology, ergonomic specialist equipment, mentoring and coaching, or flexibility in the way you work, among a wide range other adjustments.

 

 

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Tags: Agile AWS Azure Cloud Compliance Finance Risk assessment Risk management RMF SaaS

Perks/benefits: Career development Competitive pay Flex hours Flex vacation Insurance Salary bonus Team events

Region: Europe
Country: United Kingdom
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