Project Assurance Team Lead (C5)
There’s a whole lot more to technology at Sainsbury's than meets the eye. In this vital role at the forefront of Information Security, you’ll find we’re as much a Digital and Technology company as we are a Supermarket Chain. And as we continue our digital transformation, you’ll play a pivotal role.
You’ll discover a business with a Cloud-first approach, embracing the latest technologies. We’re ahead of the game in methodology too, building a DevOps culture and embedding Agile working. Our Digital and Technology teams develop an extraordinary variety of products and services spanning our supermarkets, online shopping, and our finance offerings through Sainsbury’s Bank. They power a diverse back office, too - from logistics and store support, through to HR apps.
We take our responsibility for protecting customer and colleague data seriously, so Information Security is crucial to our success in all these areas. The scope to develop a rewarding career is every bit as big as our ambitious plans to develop new apps and services.
As an experienced information security expert, you’ll lead a highly skilled, 12-strong team of information security analysts. We’ve created this brand new team to meet growing demand. As you help to build the team and their capabilities, you’ll enjoy great scope to make this role your own.
There has never been a more exciting time to join us. You will be accountable for providing end to end project assurance across a wide range of different projects - from public and private Cloud based initiatives, through to programmes related to our data centres.
Working closely with project and programme teams, including Delivery Managers, Solution Architects, Developers, DevOps and Product Owners, you and your team will see that projects are delivered securely and compliantly, protecting all sensitive data. Put simply, you will make sure the right security controls are always built in.
Your team will support in-house development utilising Agile and Waterfall methodologies. Together, you will review projects; provide options on the best security solutions; engage with external and internal security testing resources to agree the scope of testing required; coordinate the testing process; explore the results, then assess and mitigate the risks in collaboration with the project team. The difference you make will be huge.
So what are we looking for?
We will expect you to have a CISSP or CISM qualification, together with a strong knowledge of security testing. You will bring to the role an impressive track record of relevant professional achievements. Working knowledge of Waterfall, Agile and Hybrid project delivery methodologies is essential. Crucially, you have a demonstrable flair for leading and developing a high performing information security team with multiple members.
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