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    Company Info

    LGIM is the investment management arm of Legal & General Group, a FTSE 100 company. We are one of Europe's largest asset managers and a major global investor, with assets under management of £983.3bn* (as at 31 December 2017). Our success has been built by focusing on clients and providing them with services and solutions that meet their needs. We offer strategies across the full spectrum of asset classes, including equities, bonds, property, alternatives and cash, as well as multi-asset strategies tailored to the needs of institutional and retail investors.

    LGIM is one of the world's leading providers of index fund management. We are at the forefront of developments in liability-driven risk management solutions for defined benefit pension schemes, a leading provider of defined contribution solutions and also offer wide range of strategies to help our clients manage their investment objectives. LGIM continues to innovate as markets evolve, building strong relationships with clients including pension scheme, sovereign wealth funds, wealth managers and other professional investors.

    We understand that our scale brings responsibilities. We play an active role in the companies we invest in, from exercising shareholder voting rights to directly engaging with companies at a board level. By engaging with businesses, we aim to unlock value for investors and shape the future and sustainability of financial markets.

    In addition to having a leading position in the UK, we have selectively expanded into new markets across Europe, the Middle East, Asia and the US. We believe that translating our capabilities to reflect the needs of our international clients will mean we are well placed to help them achieve their objectives.

    *LGIM internal data as at 31 December 2017, including derivative positions and advisory assets. These figures include assets managed by LGIMA, an SEC Registered Investment Advisor.

    Department Info

    With a team of over 400 people servicing over 2.8 million customers and over 13,000 corporate clients our Workplace DC Pensions business helps people plan and save for their retirement. Our vision is to be recognised through market leading customer engagement and digital innovation as the expert in helping customers achieve their long term saving goals and to be their employer's partner of choice.

    We're a trusting, enthusiastic and commercially ambitious business who really care about helping our customers save for their future. We value each other and take absolute pride in performing at our very best.

    We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation, gender identity or age.

    Job Duties

    The primary responsibility of the Information Security Analyst is to support network security and information protection processes and technology for Legal & General to protect data through its lifecycle.

    This includes data monitoring and protection (DLP and endpoint protection), information lifecycle management (information classification and handling) and enterprise key management.
    • Support the implementation and management of network security processes such as firewall infrastructure change management, web filtering and network access controls to help ensure Legal and General policies and standards are effectively applied.
    • Oversee vendors responsible for configuration and management of information protection technologies including data loss prevention and endpoint protection, and ensure they meet contractually defined Service Level Agreements.
    • Engage with the business to identify and manage their information protection requirements as an input into the development and management of DLP policies.
    • Provide support to the security operations team and incident management personnel for the investigation and resolution of information protection events in order to ensure that any incidents are managed in a timely and effective manner.
    • Identify new technologies which can help the organisation and aid in the information protection programme; and review, test and determine true value and practicality of these proposed technologies.
    • Deliver and maintain an information classification scheme across the organisation to support the discovery, classification, archival / storage, destruction and disposal of information (both physically and electronically) in line with its business value.
    • Support the deployment of mobile device management solutions including technologies for remote wipe and encryption of mobile devices to help ensure Legal & General mobile assets are protected.
    • Ensure alignment to L&G's Customer Experience and Treating Customers Fairly (TCF) policy.

    Skills Required


    • Relevant degree or equivalent experience in computer science, IT engineering, or related field
    • A MSc Information Security or equivalent would be an advantage

    • Information Security and/or Information Technology industry certification (CISSP, CISM, GIAC or equivalent) strongly preferred
    • Member of IISP or have the qualification, skills and experience to become a member
    • Industry certifications for enterprise-level data loss prevention tools preferred such as Symantec CSP in Data Protection, Certified McAfee Security Specialist (CMSS - DLP), Websense Data Security Suite (DSS) Professional etc.

    Knowledge :
    • Knowledge of various data protection technologies such as Data Masking, Data Encryption, DLP, Key Management etc.
    • Knowledge of various endpoint tools and technologies
    • Organised with a proven ability to prioritise workload, meet deadlines, and utilise time effectively
    • Strong analytical skills

    Experience :
    • Prior work experience in information security is essential
    • Prior work experience in information protection
    • Prior work experience in designing, developing, implementing and managing a data protection or data privacy programme

    Leadership :
    • Proficient in reporting to leadership on programme effectiveness


    Whatever your role, we reward ability, performance and attitude with a package that looks after all the things that are important to you. Our employees have a wide range of benefits including a generous pension scheme, life assurance, 25 days' holiday, private medical insurance, discretionary performance related bonuses, paid overtime, a variety of share schemes, discounts at both a huge range of high street stores and our own great products, your hard work will be rewarded when you join us.

Job Sector
IT & Telecoms
Job Position
Network Security
Cardiff, UK Show on map
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