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Senior Information Security Analyst

Monzo Bank


Posted over 30 days ago...


Join Monzo's mission to transform banking - be a part of a groundbreaking team as a Senior Information Security Analyst


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£58000 - £70000

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Cardiff, London or Remote (UK)

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98% Remote- UK

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Expires at anytime

Monzo is revolutionising the banking industry with a transparent, customer-centric approach. As a digital bank that prioritizes solving problems over selling financial products, Monzo is on a mission to make money work for everyone. The company values community input, innovation, and aims to change lives by offering a banking experience that's inclusive and accessible to all.

  • Work on a dynamic information risk management programme.
  • Develop robust processes to manage future information risks.
  • Collaborate on data retention, legal hold, and operational model initiatives.
  • Ensure compliance with industry standards and financial regulations.
  • Engage with stakeholders to incorporate programme initiatives across the business.
  • Identify improvements in business systems and processes.
  • Contribute to policy and tool development to support business and programme needs.
  • Manage project communication and risk articulation effectively.
  • Proven experience in programme analysis and delivery.
  • Strong stakeholder management, reporting, and risk management skills.
  • Experience in security, data, and risk projects.
  • Understanding of financial industry data and information regulations.
  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to simplify complex information.
  • Self-motivated and adept at working independently and engaging stakeholders.

The interview process includes a phone call with a recruiter, a skills-based interview, and a behavioural interview, taking around 3-4 weeks in total. Questions can be directed to [email removed - click apply for more details].

Benefits include a competitive salary, stock options, flexible working hours, learning budget, and more. Part-time arrangements are available to support work-life balance.

Monzo is committed to equality, diversity, and fostering an inclusive environment. Learn more about our diversity efforts in our reports and blogs. We welcome applicants from all walks of life.

📍London, Cardiff or Remote (UK) | 💰£58,000 -  £70,000 (depending on experience) ➕ | Benefits | Hear from the team

About us: 

We’re here to make money work for everyone and we're doing things differently. For too long, banking has been obtuse, complex and opaque.

We want to change that and build a bank with everyone, for everyone. Our amazing community suggests features, test the app and give us constant feedback so we can build something everyone loves.

We're focused on solving problems, rather than selling financial products. We want to make the world a better place and change people's lives through Monzo.

About the role:

We are looking for a Senior Information Security Analyst (12 month fixed term contract) to join us on a fast paced information risk management programme. You will play a crucial role in delivering a programme of work designed to tackle our biggest issues and highest priorities for information risk, and will be setting Monzo up with robust processes to effectively manage the risks in the future.

The role will sit within our Security Collective, reporting into our Information Security Team. We’re focused on supporting the business to securely move at pace. We’re never afraid to do things differently and aim to form a partnership with product and engineering teams that allows us to support the creation of products our customers love.

Role Responsibilities
You will be responsible for: 

  • Collaborating across various workstreams within the information risk management program, focusing on areas such as data retention, legal hold, and establishing an effective operating model.
  • Working to ensure compliance with industry standards and regulations, applying a proactive approach to identify and address potential compliance issues.
  • Engaging with stakeholders across the organisation, understanding their requirements, and supporting the delivery of the program initiatives into their business areas.
  • Analysing and evaluatinf business systems and processes, identifying areas for improvement to be addressed by the programme.
  • Contributing to the development and implementation of policies, practices, and tools essential for supporting business and program requirements, ensuring they align with regulations
  • Communicating project updates efficiently within the team, maintaining transparency.
  • Articulating and managing risks and issues, ensuring a shared understanding among team members.

You should apply if:

  • You have solid experience as a programme analyst, with proficiency in delivery, stakeholder management, reporting, and risk and issue management.
  • You demonstrate competence in handling multiple projects concurrently, demonstrating flexibility and ability to context switch 
  • You hold experience in projects spanning various security, data, and risk domains
  • You are familiar with the finance industry regulations pertaining to data and information, reflecting an understanding of regulatory compliance in the financial sector
  • You are a great communicator, written and verbal, and can clearly translate complicated messages to give clarity for wider audiences
  • You have confidence and capability in working autonomously, with a proven track record of engaging stakeholders effectively to achieve successful outcomes

The interview process:

Our interview process involves 2 main stages: 

  • Phone call with recruiter
  • Skills based interview with Information Security team (1 hour)
  • Monzo behavioural interview (45 min)

Our average process takes around 3-4 weeks but we will always work around your availability. You will have the chance to speak to our recruitment team at various points during your process but if you do have any specific questions ahead of this please contact us on [email removed - click apply for more details]

What’s in it for you:

💰 £58,000 -  £70,000 (depending on experience) ➕ stock options & benefits 

📍This role can be based in our London or Cardiff office, but we're open to distributed working within the UK (with ad hoc meetings in London/Cardiff).

⏰ We offer flexible working hours and trust you to work enough hours to do your job well, at times that suit you and your team.

📚 Learning budget of £1,000 a year for books, training courses and conferences

➕ And much more, see our full list of benefits here

If you prefer to work part-time, we'll make this happen whenever we can - whether this is to help you meet other commitments or strike a great work-life balance.

Equal Opportunity Statement

We are actively creating an equitable environment for every Monzonaut to thrive.

Diversity and inclusion are a priority for us and we are making sure we have lots of support for all of our people to grow at Monzo. At Monzo, embracing diversity in all of its forms and fostering an inclusive environment for all people to do the best work of their lives with us. This is integral to our mission of making money work for everyone. You can read more in our blog, 2022 Diversity and Inclusion Report and 2023 Gender Pay Gap Report.

We’re an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to age, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, family or parental status, national origin, or veteran, neurodiversity or disability status.

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