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Belfast, Northern Ireland


Information Security Consultant

  • Our Company

    Every day, Global Payments makes it possible for millions of people to move money between buyers and sellers using our payments solutions for credit, debit, prepaid and merchant services.  Our worldwide team helps over 3 million companies, more than 1,300 financial institutions and over 600 million cardholders grow with confidence and achieve amazing results.  We are driven by our passion for success and we are proud to deliver best-in-class payment technology and software solutions.  Join our dynamic team and make your mark on the payments technology landscape of tomorrow. 



    Position Overview 

    • Evaluates, tests, recommends, develops, coordinates, monitors, and maintains information security policies, procedures and systems, including hardware, firmware and software

    • Ensures that IS security architecture/designs, plans, controls, processes, standards, policies and procedures are aligned with IS standards and overall IS security

    • Identifies security risks and exposures, determines the causes of security violations and suggests procedures to halt future incidents

    • Investigates and resolves security incidents and recommends enhancements to improve security

    • Develops techniques and procedures for conducting IS security risk assessments and compliance audits, the evaluation and testing of hardware, firmware and software for possible impact on system security, and the investigation and resolution of security incidents.




    Position Responsibilities

    • Design, develop, and document security solutions for implementation by engineering teams

    • Evaluate new and emerging security technologies for potential suitability in the company's environment

    • Act as a security subject matter expert utilizing current information security technology disciplines and industry standards to ensure confidentiality, integrity, and availability of information assets

    • Contribute to the development of security policies, security standards, and risk governance processes

    • Develop and foster relationships with technical teams and business partners in order to create an integrated approach that provides data integrity, information confidentiality, and service availability

    • Participate in IT security audit activities both internal and external, ensuring compliance with Federal regulations, Sarbanes-Oxley, Data Privacy acts, and Payment Card Industry standards

    • Support peer security organizations throughout the company.

    • Monitor the security posture of cloud environments and address identified issues within the deployment

    • Implement patterns of cloud security controls throughout solution delivery lifecycle

    • Design and develop generic cloud security patterns and guidelines to enable applications to stay compliant

    • Contribute features to internally developed Information Security tools.




    Position Requirements



    • Extensive industry experience in Information Security within any of the following Security Architecture, Security Engineering, Network Administration, Network Engineering, Security Assurance, or similar areas in a medium or large corporate environment

    • Bachelor’s and/or Master’s degree in Information Security, Computer Science, Engineering, Technology, or a related technical field

    • Demonstrated ability to develop solution designs to support enterprise-level environments

    • Strong familiarity with cloud service providers AWS, GCP and Azure

    • Practical knowledge of cloud service provider’s foundation services related to compute, network, storage, content delivery, administration and security, deployment and management, automation technologies

    • Knowledge of PCI, FFIEC, and other regulatory frameworks

    • Demonstrated strong analytical and problem-solving skills.



    • Experience working in an agile, DevOps/SecDevOps environment.

    • CISSP or similar information security certificate (e.g. CRISC, CISA, CEH, CISM)

    • Demonstrated ability to work within globally dispersed and cross-functional teams.



    What’s in it for you 

    • Attractive Salary

    • Flexible working with the option to work from home 

    • Free car parking at the office

    • 35 days holiday + option to buy extra days per year

    • Private Medical Insurance

    • Health Cash Plan 

    • Income protection

    • Life Insurance 

    • Group Personal Pension Plan (matched up to 5%)

    • Cycle To Work Scheme 

    • Office lunches 

    • Summer/Christmas Parties + social events throughout the year.


    Equality of Opportunity

    Global Payments is committed to diversity and equal opportunities for everyone. We are committed to ensuring that all job applicants and team members are treated equally, without discrimination because of gender, sexual orientation, marital or civil partner status, gender reassignment, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, political opinion, disability, age or any other characteristic prohibited by law.

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