Cyber Security Analyst

Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom

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Everyone at Starling gets the chance to own interesting things from day one, and we’re told one of the best things about working here is the ability to achieve a lot in a short space of time.

To support our growth, we are looking for a Cyber Security Analyst to join our growing cyber security function. This role will be supporting our 24/7 operational capabilities.


As a member of the Starling cyber security team, you will be working with some of the industry’s brightest cyber security professionals to protect Starling customer and company information assets and systems using the latest technologies and techniques.

The responsibilities for this role include:

  • Identification, quantifying and tracking of cyber security risks across the organisation.
  • Triage and management of information security events including, where necessary, participation in security incident management.
  • Gathering and analysing cyber threat intelligence to identify relevant emerging risks.
  • Security administration and auditing of privileged systems access.
  • Development and maintenance of security processes and procedures.
  • Participation in the evaluation and piloting of security products and services.
  • Participation in the creation, maintenance and implementation of security policies and standards.



  • A genuine desire to become a part of a technically strong security team.
  • Knowledge of AWS.
  • Self motivation and willingness to learn.
  • Good basic technical IT knowledge.
  • A pragmatic and hands-on approach to problem solving.
  • Basic networking and associated protocol knowledge.


  • A high level understanding of mobile, network and operating system security controls.
  • Experience of performing information/cyber security reviews and/or audits.
  • Any experience of programming in Python, Go an/or Java.
  • A Cyber/Information Security related degree and/or relevant cyber security qualification(s).


Starling technology works in a hybrid pattern both from home and one of our three offices. We’re open to applications from across the UK including fully remote, if you’re hybrid our preference is that you’re located within a commutable distance to either our London, Southampton or Cardiff office, so that we’re able to see each other and collaborate in person too.


  • 25 days holiday (plus public holidays)
  • An extra day’s holiday for your birthday, taken a week on either side of the day
  • 16 hours paid volunteering time a year
  • Part-time and/or flexible hours available for most roles
  • Hybrid/remote working
  • Private Medical Insurance with VitalityHealth including mental health support and cancer care. Partner benefits include discounts with Waitrose, Mr&Mrs Smith and Peloton
  • Generous family-friendly policies
  • Enhanced sick pay
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Varied social groups set up and run by our employees
  • Perkbox membership giving access to retail discounts, a cashback scheme, a wellness platform for physical and mental health, a birthday box and weekly free coffee
  • Access to ‘salary sacrifice’ benefits such as Cycle to Work scheme

Full details are available on our careers site

About Us:

Starling is a leading digital bank on a mission to disrupt the banking industry.

Since our launch in 2014, we've surpassed 2 million accounts, including over 350,000 business accounts. Our total deposits, meanwhile, have topped £5 billion and we have lent over £2bn over the same period. We're a fully licensed UK bank, and we have the culture and spirit of a fast-moving, disruptive technology company. We've won the Best British Bank award four years running, and now employ over 1500 people across our London, Southampton, Cardiff & Dublin offices.

Starling Bank is an equal opportunity employer, and we’re proud of our ongoing efforts to foster diversity & inclusion in the workplace. Individuals seeking employment at Starling Bank are considered without regard to race, religion, national origin, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, medical condition, ancestry, physical or mental disability, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

By submitting your application, you agree that Starling Bank may collect your personal data for recruiting and related purposes. Our Privacy Notice explains what personal information we may process, where we may process your personal information, its purposes for processing your personal information, and the rights you can exercise over our use of your personal information.

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Regions: Remote/Anywhere Europe
Country: United Kingdom
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