Tech Lead (Specialism) - Information Security

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The Business


The Role

If your expertise lies in improving the security control environment and minimising the risk and impact of information security threats and vulnerabilities, a position as Information Security Tech Lead is ideal for you. In this role, you will be responsible for working with the Information Security Manager to provide Business and Technology Service Provider with Information Security support.


To qualify for this role, you need to have at least ten years of experience including experience within an information security or audit role.

What the Business Does

This role is based in the Security function reporting to the Manager, Information Security.


Your Responsibilities

As Information Security Tech Lead, you will be required to:

  • Build and maintain strong relationships with divisions in order to identify issues and drive Information Security compliance
  • Develop a thorough understanding of Business, systems and processes in order to provide tailored Information Security solutions and services whilst minimising impact or disruption to divisions
  • Identify current risk position for divisions, identifying potential exposures and drive actions to address or mitigate Information Security risk
  • Perform security risk assessments or provide specialist Information Security input to support major change programmes
  • Engage with business and technology projects to identify Information Security weaknesses in proposed systems / applications and develop appropriate solutions based on risk assessment

Skills you need


  • Should hold a batchlors or masters degree in Information Technology; in-depth IT and Information Security knowledge and experience; posses at least one Information Security certification (e.g. CISSP, CISM, CISA etc.)
  • Experience and proven track record of delivery within IS, IT Security or Audit departments within financial institutions
  • Broad specialist level knowledge of information security technology and IT infrastructure such as, UNIX, Windows, databases, network infrastructure, firewalls, Information security management tools, logging and monitoring tools, emergency envelope tools, Public Key Infrastructures, Cryptography
  • Working within and understanding a broad range of Banking business units; knowledge and experience of the legal and regulatory environments across locations in India



RBS doesn’t just provide you with an exciting work and a generous pay package. We take pride in ensuring your personal and professional development are first and foremost. You will have access to a range of development and learning programs, services and support designed to help you manage and balance your work/life priorities.


Whether its retirement planning, supporting a charity close to your heart or taking care of your well-being, RBS makes sure you are taken care of. For more information on our benefits, please visit our website.


At RBS, our purpose is to serve customers well. We serve around 24 million customers across the globe, and our aim is to consistently meet their needs wherever they find us.  Our ambition is to become the UK’s number-one bank for customer trust, service and advocacy by 2020. Our global workforce is integral to helping us achieve this goal.


With colleagues across 5 main states, and connected across-the-globe by common values and a unified ambition, RBS India delivers vital bank functions that help us offer truly round-the-clock support to our UK customers, and 24/7 banking to our international customers.


RBS welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

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