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Information Security Analyst

Support Office»IT


Job Reference: 179622BR

Nottingham Support Office



WBA are seeking an experienced Information Security Analyst to join our growing Global InfoSec team within WBA. This is a permanent role with the flexibility to work from the comfort of your own home or in our vibrant Boots head office in Nottingham.

The Information Security Analyst is an essential interface between Information Security and our internal business customers. Responsible for the local coordination of the Information Security strategy, advocating a best practice approach, whilst enabling local stakeholders to effectively manage their Information Security risk. Reporting to the Business Information Security Office (BISO), the InfoSec Analyst engages with key opportunities to develop and improve organisational security awareness and supports key risk management process.

Do you enjoy working within Information Security and would like to work with purpose and autonomy? If yes, apply today to find out more!

What you’ll be doing

  • Implements new or upgraded security measures or controls, and documents system or process changes.
  • Reviews security violation reports or logs, investigates possible security exceptions and coordinates with internal teams or external agencies as needed, including managed service providers.
  • Develops and executes security controls, defences and countermeasures to intercept and prevent internal or external attacks or attempts to infiltrate company email, data, e-commerce and web-based systems. May advise on security controls for projects.
  • May advise on penetration testing and vulnerability assessments of applications, operating systems and/or networks. May conduct complex clean-up of legacy environments
  • Researches and evaluates cybersecurity threats and performs root cause analysis.
  • Assists in the creation and implementation of security solutions, which may include conducting vendor assessments to ensure vendor is complying with security contract language and WBA security requirements.
  • May conduct contract reviews for appropriate security language prior to a project/WBA signing
  • May conduct remediation management or governance and/or escalations on vendors or operations issues requiring a solution
  • May review projects to ensure alignment with Security Requirements and/or represent info security on projects, when necessary. May conduct oversight of a particular area of Managed Service, when necessary
  • Provides information to management as required, including Producing and delivering various dashboard, metrics and other reports, as required

About you
  • At least 2 years of experience working in Security Engineering, Threat Response, Security Operations, IT Operations, IT Compliance and/or IT Governance
  • Bachelor's degree in IT, IS, or Mathematics is preferred however not essential
  • Experience working with autonomy & in a global environment

About our team – Information Security within WBA
WBA is the world’s leading pharmacy-led health and beauty retailer. With over 2500 stores in the UK, approaching 10,000 stores in the US and thousands more internationally, our purpose is to help our customers look and feel better than they ever thought possible.

Information Security is a cross divisional organization of Walgreens Boots Alliance, supporting WBA’s International Divisions (Walgreens, Boots UK, Global Brands, International Retail etc) with their security needs.
We are looking for a talented and dedicated individual to join the team, who can help to drive forward the security roadmap, support business units to ensure they are taking a security-first approach, and to ensure our business is protected.

You will be part of a conscientious, efficient, sociable team, and as a key member of Information Security, you will be a key part of the organisations continued future success.

  • We have a great range of benefits that go beyond salary and offer flexibility to suit you (All rewards and benefits are subject to change and eligibility)
  • Competitive salary
  • Maternity / Paternity / Adoption leave pay
  • Boots Pension Scheme
  • Competitive holiday allowance
  • Generous staff discount (Boots, Boot Opticians and Boots Hearing Care)
  • £100 gift card for colleagues expecting/adopting a baby
  • Access to corporate discounts, including retail, cinema, holidays etc (UK only)
  • Discretionary annual bonus scheme
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Programme
  • Flexible benefits scheme (via salary sacrifice) including financial wellbeing support, gym membership, dental cover, life assurance, restaurant discount cards, activity passes, holiday buying and much more (exclusions may apply, eligible roles only)
  • Onsite staff shop, opticians, gym, coffee shops, cafeteria, dry cleaning service and excellent travel links

What’s next
If your application is successful, our in-house recruitment team will be in touch to arrange an interview and to answer any initial questions you have. If you have not been successful on this occasion you will be notified by email.

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