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Principle Network Security SME in Sheffield

Job description

Job Title: Principle Network Security SME


Big Bank Funding. FinTech Thinking.


Our technology teams in the UK work closely with HSBC’s global businesses to help design and build digital services that allow our millions of customers around the world, to bank quickly, simply and securely. We also run and manage our IT infrastructure, data centres and core banking systems that power the world’s leading international bank.

Our multi-disciplined teams include: DevOps engineers, IT architects, front and back end developers, infrastructure specialists, cyber experts, as well as project and programme managers.


Role Description:

The Principle Network Security SME reports in to the Global Defence  Network Security Technical Director. This role will provide SME Network Security knowledge to the Global Defense Network Security Function, the day to day activities performed are varied and will involve:

·         Internal network security consultancy,

·         Network security controls definition, enhancement, and governance,

·         Involvement in RFI/RFP activities

·         Proof of concepts

·         Data analysis

·         Cooperative working with Network Security Architecture and other domains throughout HSBC



·         Develop the Global Defense function, engaging with colleagues across the Cybersecurity and other IT functions to drive and deliver sustainable operational plans in line with department strategy. 

·         Leads and facilitates change through clear strategy, operational planning and effective communication and stakeholder management.

·         Drive business performance, clear thinking and utilises experience whilst under pressure. 

·         championing customer and stake-holder engagement throughout the team.

·         Demonstrates an understanding of customer and stakeholder requirements by providing specialist input and knowledge and having a detailed understanding of the different short and long term shifts in business/function patterns of activity and demand.

·         Supports the development of the Global Defence – Cybrsecurity Engineering and Oprtations Team, making sustainable decisions that protects and enhances HSBC’s values, reputation and stakeholder value. 

·         Actively encourages a learning culture, encouraging collaboration and cross-functional working to develop and nurture teams and identify talent.  

·         Governs risk responsibly. Promotes ethical management of risk across regions and business areas within their area of responsibility. 

·         Communicates changes in policy and governance effectively, reinforcing risk processes within their area of responsibility. 


Essential Skillset/Experience:

·         Deep technologist, with an SME focus on network security.

·         Knowledge of any major cyber security framework

·         Experience of cyber risk assessment and mitigations and worked on large network segmentation programmes

·         Strong Coding / Scripting knowledge

·         Knowledge of cyber security principles, global financial services business models, regional compliance regulations and laws.

·         Good understanding and knowledge of common industry cyber security frameworks, standards and methodologies, including; OWASP, ISO2700x series, PCI DSS, GLBA, EU data security and privacy acts, FFIEC guidelines, CIS and NIST standards.

·         Ability to document bugs, proposed fixes, and operational instructions.

·         Experience defining and refining operational procedures, workflows and processes to support the team in consistent, quality execution of monitoring and detection



The role will be based in Sheffield. This role supports Hybrid working

Come Power a Business that Defines How to Power the World

HSBC is committed to being an inclusive employer and providing an inclusive and accessible recruitment process for all. We will provide reasonable adjustments to remove any disadvantage to you being considered for this role. We are proud members of the Disability Confident Scheme, and will offer an interview to disabled candidates who meet the minimum criteria for the role. If you would like to receive any information in a different way or would like us to do anything differently to help you apply for our roles, please contact our Recruitment Helpdesk:


Telephone: +44 2078328500.


Within the workplace you will have access to various employee resource groups which aim to promote and achieve a healthy work / life balance and support our diversity ambitions. HSBC has processes in place to avoid nepotism.  This means we will avoid circumstances in which the appearance or possibility of conflicts of interest may exist within the hiring process.”


We want everyone to be able to fulfil their potential which is why we provide a range of flexible working arrangements and family friendly policies.


As an HSBC employee in the UK, you will have access to tailored professional development opportunities and a competitive pay and benefits package. This includes private healthcare for all UK-based employees, enhanced maternity and adoption pay and support when you return to work, and a contributory pension scheme with a generous employer contribution.


Personal data held by the Bank relating to employment applications will be used in accordance with our Privacy Statement, which is available on our website.






Extra information

Type of Contract
Graduate jobs
Profession type
Full UK/EU driving license preferred
Car Preferred
Must be eligible to work in the EU
Cover Letter Required

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