Security Assurance Analyst

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Date: Jan 12, 2023

Location: London, GB Berlin, DE Lisbon, PT

Company: Springer Nature Group

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The Cyber Security Team are responsible for the monitoring, vulnerability management, assurance, security architecture, infrastructure, and the secure development lifecycle within Springer Nature. The purpose of this role is to monitor analytics tools relating to security events within the Springer Nature ecosystem to enable the business to execute proactive countermeasures to and reactive remediation of cyber threats.


Security Assurance Analyst:


The purpose of this role is to mature security practices across Springer Nature to support and enable the business to make informed decisions in all aspects of cyber security.



  • Develop a security maturity matrix.
  • Develop a company wide security training strategy.
  • Maintain the asset registry.
  • Manage the risk register
  • Facilitate the annual PCI audit.
  • Facilitate in Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery (BCDR) exercises
  • Facilitate in internal audits against common industry frameworks, e.g. Center for Information Security (CIS)
  • Review and collect asset data. 
  • Provide first line support to incidents.  
  • Maintain supporting documentation.
  • Develop, implement, and review operational policies.
  • Drive the adoption of security practices.
  • Drive the security champion model.
  • Nurture intra-team relationships.
  • Manage 3rd party relationships.
  • Policy development for Bring Your own Device (BYOD) and Remote Working solutions.


  • A least 5 years IT experience.
  • Managing a security maturity programme.
  • Managing risk registers.


  • A genuine interest in cyber security.
  • Good working knowledge of BSIMM / OpenSAM or other maturity models.
  • Able to work within a diverse team.
  • Able to articulate the strategic goals of the team.
  • Working knowledge of PCI-DSS, BCDR and CIS frameworks/standards.


  • Computer Science degree.
  • Security related certification.
  • Current or previous qualification in PCI-DSS is not necessary but a bonus.

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