Senior Security Operations Analyst at Zopa
London, GB
At Zopa, we’re shaping the future of finance.
We offer simple loans and smart investments that help people take control of their finances and do more with their money. In the 12 years we’ve been in business, we’ve helped more than 60,000 people lend over £3 billion to 246,000 UK consumers.
And our journey’s only just beginning. In November 2016 we announced our plans to build a next generation bank so that we can bring a greater range of smart, ethical finance products to even more people.
The Senior Security Operations Analyst will be part of the Information Security team at Zopa. The primary focus will be working in Zopa's Security Operations team, driving the roadmap and act as a leader in the team.
Acting as part of the first line of defence, you will be responsible for identifying and mitigating threats to the Zopa environment. You would also be responsible for producing MI, evaluating the effectiveness of current controls, working across the business to identify new threats.
You will be exposed to a wide range of areas across technology.

On a day to day basis, the Senior Security Operations Analyst would be expected to:

    • Look for Indicators of Compromise to investigate if a threat has affected the Zopa environment.
    • Monitor for, identify and respond to security incidents and work to remediate.
    • Collaborate with teams during investigations and ensuing that correct instrumentation and data is available.
    • Work on improvements to process and alerting and enriching data.
    • Participate on automation of the incidents identification and prioritisation.
    • Promote the importance of Information Security throughout the organisation.


    • Experience with Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) tools ideally Splunk.
    • A good understanding of threat data from: Network tooling IPS/IDS, Linux operating systems, Microsoft Windows operating systems, Cloud services such as AWS, Vulnerability scanning tools.
    • Knowledge of security practice and technologies.
    • Experience in a Security operations role.
    • Desire to learn and improve.

If possible, we’d also love you to have:

    • Experience of the risks faced by Financial Services and credit card businesses
    • Have led a small team.
    • Working knowledge of ServiceNow Security Ops.
    • Experience with Nessus or Security Centre.
    • Knowledge of Networking protocols and technologies.
    • Scripting skills.
    • Security Certifications