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Information Security Officer

London, England, United Kingdom£50,000 - £60,000IT

Job description

About us
Over the last 16 years, we have helped over a million satisfied customers move and manage their money. Our award-winning product portfolio allows our customers to make low-cost multi-currency payments across various payment products. From travel money to transfers, currency hedging, to expense management, we are focused on a single goal of making it easy for our customers to manage and move their money. As a business, we are committed to delivering value to our customers through the combination of advanced payments technology and personal expert service. We’re doing this by hiring exceptional people and are now looking for a Customer Sales Adviser to join our team. With our headquarters in London, Chester and Los Angeles, the Equals Group comprises of three business lines and brands - Equals Money, FairFX and CardOneMoney. You will join a very close-knit, talented and supportive team from various backgrounds who believe that bringing different perspectives together helps us understand our customers' needs. United, by one thing, making money management straightforward and cost-effective for our customers.

About the role
The Information Security Officer will work closely with the Cyber Security Manager in variety of daily and project tasks to help drive the continual improvement of the security defences of the Equals group. Working closely with the members of Engineering, Digital Services, the Security Council and the wider group, they help execute projects of all sizes and complete them with resourcefulness and dedication, taking the initiative to challenge briefs and exceed expectations. An ambitious skilled person who wants to help bring the Cyber Security strategy to life.

Our investment in you
We welcome people into the Equals group and desire to grow and develop our talented teams. We believe in teamwork and celebrating our successes. We strive to embrace our values. We want to put you in the driving seat of your career and achieve your full potential through growth opportunities and developmental support. When you join the Equals Group, we aim to help you to get more out of your career. We will also offer you the following benefits;


  • A competitive salary benchmarked against a peer group.
  • 25 days holiday per year + your birthday off
  • Opportunities for progression, development and learning new skills. £250 towards the cost of learning & development.
  • Free onsite Nuffield Health gym & pool (London) and discounted gym membership elsewhere
  • Interbank currency rates on travel money and international transfers.
  • Bupa Private Healthcare and Mental Health Services
  • Free Eye Test and £50 up to the cost of glasses
  • EAP Service
  • Life Assurance Policy - x3 annual salary
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Season Ticket Loans
  • Enhanced Parental Policies
  • Complimentary tea, coffee, soft drinks and fruit
  • We operate a hybrid working arrangement where possible

Where possible we offer the opportunity to work flexibly and the opportunity to balance some remote working with time in the office collaborating, taking part in events and developing the social connections that make working with us rewarding.
Equals strives to create a workplace where we can all be ourselves. We believe in inclusion, equality and the power of diversity, so you'll be encouraged to bring your unique perspectives and experiences, and help us understand what you need to do your best work.

Job requirements

- Carry out audit duties
- ISO27001
- Faster Payments
- Swift
- Statutory
- Third party

- ISO27001 compliance upkeep
- DR/BC scheduling
- Own the daily vulnerability monitoring of Group assets
- Assist in the management of the Group security training platform
- Assist in the management of the Group penetration testing functions


- A love of audits, process and procedures
- Broad understanding of networking, security, software development cycle

- Strong communicator at all levels of business


- Worked in a FinTech/Banking or other highly regulated environment
- Understanding and experience of ISO27001
- Understanding and experience of PCI:DSS
- AWS exposure
- Ability to produce quality documentation