Senior Cyber Security Analyst

Kingfisher IT Services

Kingfisher plc is a home improvement company with nearly 1,200 stores in 10 countries across Europe. We employ 77,000 people and nearly six million customers shop in our stores and through our websites every week.Our ambition is to create good homes by making home improvement accessible for everyone.Kingfisher brands are B&Q and Screwfix in the UK and Ireland, Castorama and Brico Depot across Europe, and Koctas in Turkey.Kingfisher IT Services (KITS) is a group function that sets the standards and ways of working for IT globally. Our vision is to deliver cost effective IT that realises the strategic goals of our business and supports their day to day needs.Our 550-strong team operate from sites across Europe – Southampton, Yeovil, Paddington and Austin Friars (London) in the UK, Lille and Longpont in France, Spain, Romania, Poland and Russia.Reporting to the Head of IT Governance the role is concerned with ensuring that the IT organization operates in an effective, efficient and compliant fashion by providing the oversight and on-going development of IT Governance for the Kingfisher Group. This function will identify, establish and link the mechanisms to oversee the use of information and related technology to create value, ensure that Management are well informed and manage the risks associated with using information and technology.

Role Purpose

To ensure that Kingfisher is appropriately protected from cyber and information security risks through detailed analysis and reporting. Work in conjunction with the Information Security Leads to support the Operating Companies. Be a subject matter expert for cyber security threats and vulnerabilities providing help and support to others.

Principle Accountabilities

1.To analyse cyber security threats identified and their impact on the Kingfisher IT environment.

2.To work with IT teams to develop remediation plans to protect against cyber security threats.

3.To ensure all IT solutions are delivered ‘Secure by Design’.

4.Support the Information Security Leads in risk identification for all Operating Companies

5.To work with the Governance Manager in executing assurance reviews against Kingfisher Information Security policies and standards.

6.Manage the regular scanning of the IT environment

7.Support detailed investigations where a security breach has occurred or is suspected.

8.Provide detailed and accurate reports to support the findings of all reviews and investigations.

Knowledge, Skills, Experience Required

· Professional experience in information security

  • Capability of discussing Cyber Security issues in a non-technical way
  • Good understanding of cyber security risks and the impact they can have on a business
  • Ability to conduct basic investigations

·A technical background in one or more of the following Windows, Unix, Oracle, SAP, Cloud, Digital, Networks

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and cope with competing demands
  • Personality as well as creativity in thinking and acting
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to build strong working relationships
  • Languages: English. French & other languages an advantage
  • Working for KITS you’ll experience an exciting mix of collaboration, innovation and creativity within a high performance fast paced environment. We set ourselves challenging goals, and have high expectations of what we deliver to Kingfisher.

We think work should be rewarding, fun and sociable, and we want our people to get the most out of every day. We therefore look for people who live our values, and have the skills, knowledge, energy, and passion to deliver the KITS strategy.

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