We are Motorpoint, the UK’s leading omnichannel car retailor of nearly new cars. We have ambitious plans to make car buying as easy as possible in whatever way our customers want. Online? We deliver. In store? We deliver. At home? We deliver (we literally do)
You will be joining Motorpoint during a very exciting time, as we are undergoing a massive digital transformation and are continuing to expand across the UK. This means you will have the opportunity to positively impact, build and influence the growth of the company.
We believe that by creating a fantastic place to work for our colleagues, we will create the best possible experience for our customers and that will fuel the growth of our amazing business and the careers and opportunities for our colleagues.
So if you want to work with an amazing group of people, who are fun, friendly and get stuff done and who bring our values to life – PROUD, HAPPY, HONEST, SUPPORTIVE – by working TOGETHER, than Motorpoint is the place to be and we are on a mission!
Title: Information Security Analyst
Reporting to: Information Security Manager
Location: Derby (Hybrid)
Hours: 37.5 Weekly (Mon-Fri)
Reporting to the Information Security Manager, the role will require in-depth understanding of information & cyber security, technology architecture and business security. This is a great opportunity for someone looking to further establish their IT Security knowledge and skills in an environment that provides autonomy and support in equal measure.
Our people are our most important asset. Without the right people in our business, we would not be where we are today. We are always on the lookout for individuals who want to help shape and build our business to move towards the future. We are constantly driving change with no two days the same. We welcome those who aren’t afraid of a challenge to come join us.
Bringing your previous experiences and education, creating a cost conscious security strategy can be difficult, however offers valuable betterment for our customers and the organisation. Developing your skills and experiences, expectation to use different tooling and services out of your comfort zone is to be expected. Offering greater understanding and overall career progression of which you will be supported every step of the way.
What will you be getting up to?
Performing security testing on internal applications and processes to improve and manage on-going threats
Working with the Information Security Manager to implement items on the cybersecurity strategy and maintain an on-going programme of security testing
Identify weaknesses in Information Security and drive appropriate improvements
Ownership of vulnerability management and ensuring relevant vulnerabilities and risks are identified and mitigated, both on premise and in the cloud
Work with the platform engineering, business operations and delivery functions to guide and ensure security principles/procedures are understood and applied consistently
Working with our Security partner in maintaining the security strategy and components of the service to deliver a best in class posture
Advising on our Security First posture as part of the security team, collaborating closely with peers to ensure that security is built into everything we do
Review third party security controls and respond to partner security actions and on-going threats
Ability to multi-task, prioritise your workload and work to demanding deadlines.
What would we need from you?
3/4+ years of relevant industry experience
Degree in Cyber Security or Computer Science
Professional certification (CompTIA Security+, other industry certifications)
Experience working in a Cyber Essentials + certified environment and help achieve the accreditation (Desirable)
You will have a broad knowledge of a wide range of Information Technology systems and a deep understanding of the inherent security risks associated with these technologies.
You will have extensive experience implementing and maintaining industry appropriate security tools
Good understanding of security controls within cloud environments & infrastructure, including AWS, Azure and 365 and working with teams to rectify vulnerabilities.
Must be comfortable performing regular internal audits
Excellent communication & reporting skills
Demonstrable experience in protecting an organisation against threat actors
An understanding of infosec best practices and approaches such as OWASP
Dedicated to the security discipline but pragmatic and adaptable with the tenacity to get things done
Excellent communicator with the ability to present security topics to a non-technical audience
Updates in a range of styles and formats to various levels in the organisation
Must have a reasonable approach to balancing business objectives with information security
Well organised, focussed with a strong attention to detail
Must be self-starting, able to define and drive deliverables through to completion
Continually strives to improve themselves and those around them.
What's in it for you?
Paid time off every month to do something that makes you happy – yep that’s right!
Days off for your birthday, getting married or moving house
Discounts & cashback at hundreds of high street retailers & restaurants through our “My M.O.T” platform
Staff discount of cars and finance options
Cycle to work
Quarterly Team nights out
Additional holidays for length of service
Enhanced Parental Leave
Long service awards
Plus much more!
Here at Motorpoint we want it to be some where everyone can be themselves, we are committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community where everyone regardless of who they are or their background can feel equal and supported.
We encourage applications from people of all backgrounds and would ask you to get in touch if you are concerned about any barriers you feel you may be facing in your application process with us, so we can ensure they are removed. By applying for the role you are happy for us to do an Experian check.
Making car buying easy takes all kinds of people. Yes, our Online and Showroom Sales teams kick off the process, but who’s keeping the engine running behind the scenes? For starters, there’s our Vehicle Preparation and Workshop teams, getting cars ready for sale. Then, there are Buyers, hunting out the best vehicles around. Software and Product teams create an amazing digital experience while Aftersales help customers post-purchase. Finally, there’s Head Office and Business Support keeping everything running smoothly.
Car buying made easy
At Motorpoint, buying a car is simple. We only do nearly new cars and nobody beats us on price. That’s a promise.
We only sell nearly new, and our cars are all under warranty – so peace of mind comes as standard. And with a range of makes and models to choose from, you’re sure to find one within your budget.
Whatever you need, we’re here to help. With finance options that put you in the driving seat and award-winning customer care before and after you buy, we’ll make sure you drive away happy.