Senior Cyber Risk & Compliance Analyst

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom

Full Time Senior-level / Expert USD 80K - 100K *


We are the first global company integrating smart software, seamless payments, and Commerce Accelerating Technologies. We help our customers achieve more growth, faster.

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Company Description

Take a seat on the Xplor rocket ship and join us as a Cyber Risk & Compliance Analyst to help people succeed across the world.

From dropping your kids off at childcare, getting something at home repaired, going to the gym or a fitness studio, to picking up your dry cleaning — our software, payments, and commerce-enabling solutions help everyday life businesses to overcome obstacles and form great relationships with their customers.

Job Description

About the opportunity

You'll join Xplor Security, a global team that manages Security Operations for all of our products and services. 

Reporting into our US based Director - Cyber Risk & Compliance, you'll support the security and compliance of our platforms and applications. The role helps provide guidance for our policy, processes, frameworks, compliance obligations, controls monitoring, and business resilience work, and takes a lead role in reporting and co-ordinating our global efforts. Some of the responsibilities you'll have are:

  • Contribution to, and maintenance of, our security policies, standards, controls and processes that protect the confidentiality, integrity and availability of information.
  • Implementation of controls that map to compliance frameworks such as NIST, PCI DSS, SOC2, SOX and GDPR.
  • Guidance to the rest of the team on risk, compliance, controls and reporting
  • Empower our people to be security assets - our first line of defence against the threats to our information security
  • Mitigate the business loss arising from security issues by understanding security risk, monitoring control effectiveness and reporting
  • Measurement of Key Risk Indicators aligned to our security controls
  • Building visual dashboards to convey security risk information
  • Contribute to the global security strategy, security standards, enterprise security architecture, roadmap of security initiatives in alignment with group strategy, business unit strategies and business plans
  • Participate in the deployment of security initiatives across the Group
  • Supporting the Director – Cyber Risk & Compliance with trusted advice and guidance on security aspects across process, service and technology design
  • Contributing to overall security administration, security risk management and resilience oversight


What would make me a good candidate?

We are looking for people who want to make a difference in Security, and welcome applications from those early in their career.

  • 3-5 years' experience in Security, IT or compliance
  • Strong desire to learn new skills and figure out how things work
  • Familiar with Compliance standards, especially PCIDSS and GDPR
  • Familiarity with Power BI
  • Critical thinking of the status quo
  • Proactive, self-motivated learner with a strong drive to achieve personal goals
  • Ability to work with remote teams (local, regional and international)
  • Comprehension of data analysis
  • Strong at written communications and data visualisation
  • Proactive, self-motivated learner with a strong drive to achieve personal goals
  • Motivated by a fast-growing environment where you will have to constantly adapt - no two days are the same!
  • You’re a true team player who knows that we all have to sometimes roll up our sleeves
  • You align with our four core values and you’re simply a good human 

Additional Information

What does it mean to work for Xplor?

Our four core values - Make life simple, Build for people, Move with purpose and Create lasting communities - are key to who we are and guide us from how we hire to how we recognise our team members.

Some of the perks of working with us: 

  • Unparalleled opportunities to learn and accelerated career development
  • A collaborative, team environment with people who truly love what they do
  • 12 weeks Gender Neutral Paid Parental Leave for both primary and secondary carer
  • Unlimited access to Udemy for Business, 10% of your time devoted to growing you and your career, and further support to help you grow
  • Access to mental health support
  • Fully flexible work arrangements

To learn more about us and our products, please visit

Please also check out our Candidate FAQs for more information about our recruitment process

Xplor is dedicated to attracting, retaining and developing our people regardless of gender identity, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability and age. Applications are encouraged from all sectors of the community.

We’re committed to replying to each application and look forward to getting in touch with you soon.

* Salary range is an estimate based on our salary survey 💰

Tags: Compliance GDPR Monitoring NIST PCI DSS Risk management Security strategy SOC 2 Strategy

Perks/benefits: Career development Flex hours Flex vacation Parental leave Unlimited paid time off

Region: Europe
Country: United Kingdom
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