Security Associate

Purpose of Role:

The Security Associate works with the DAP Security Team to maintain the confidentiality, availability and integrity of Inchcape’s IT infrastructure, systems and data in. The Security Associate will be responsible for IT security initiatives and compliance with Inchcape’s IT security policies.

Job Role and Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the documentation of DAP procedures, policies, and standards.
  • Coordinate, maintain and implement cyber and security information policies within the DAP platform.
  • Work with the compliance leads to ensure that policies are implemented, and all corrective actions are performed and verify if the corrective actions have eliminated the cause of non-conformities or risk issues.
  • Identify gaps in compliance, ensure that a plan is in place to achieve compliance.
  • Coordinate security incident management within the DDC, receive information about security incidents, coordinate response to security incidents, prepare evidence for following an incident, and analyze incidents to prevent their recurrence.
  • Assist or evaluate user activities to recognize suspicious behaviours.
  • Keeping up to date with developments in IT security standards and threats.
  • Documenting any security breaches and assessing their damage.
  • Security monitoring and Incident Management – Respond to alerts generated by Inchcape’s proactive internal and external security monitoring services and external news sources. Assess the severity of the incident and act as required including managing escalations where necessary.
  • Detect and assess technology risk internally and/or at third parties, and report to the immediate supervisor for internal security improvements.
  • Security Awareness & Training – Produce regular reports on the performance of users and ensure that all users complete their training. Support the service delivery manager to implement local security awareness and training initiatives. Assist key business departments to provide the necessary IT Security training for their staff. Contribute towards the success of security campaigns and test results. Maintain the library of best practice advice for end users.

Job Role and Responsibilities:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to write & present technical & design documents.
  • Able to conduct research into issues and products as required, and document outcomes.
  • A demonstrable passion for security, with an appetite to continuously learn about new tools and processes
  • Capacity to maintain good relations while providing the feedback required and maintaining the necessary level on professional independence.
  • Ability to prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure high-paced environment and make sound
  • Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.
  • Good understanding of the organization’s goals and objectives.
  • Strong interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills and ability to present ideas in a user-friendly language.
  • Highly self-motivated and directed.
  •  Strong customer service orientation.
  • Able to work effectively at all levels of an organization with the ability to influence others to move toward
  • Customer-focused mind-set, with demonstrated skill in managing expectations, providing proactive status
    updates, and producing high-quality work product.

Work Conditions

  • Available to work in different time zones
  • Some afterhours work will be required to join online meetings with global team members

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