Data Loss Prevention Analyst

  • Anywhere
  • Anywhere


An excellent opportunity has arisen in the cyber security team within our Global CISO function.

The role resides in the Data Loss Prevention (DLP) team who run technical solutions that prevent data loss across Aviva’s global markets through the monitoring of data processing and transmission through mediums such as email, internet and printing. DLP is a critical security control that protects Aviva from reputational damage and regulatory fines, hence we have an increasing focus on enhancing the service to further protect Aviva as data security assumes a greater focus across the business.

The DLP team is made up of professional people who are passionate about providing a top-class service and protecting Aviva, whilst also supporting each other, sharing knowledge and maintaining an enjoyable & collaborative working environment.

The role will require someone who can collaborate well with colleagues across multiple disciplines and locations, as the team works with other technical teams and representatives of operational teams across the business to ensure our security controls not only meet security requirements but also minimise the impact upon operational activity.

Key activities in the role are:

  • IT system configuration and maintenance in line with ITIL best practice
  • Security control analysis and investigation of identified issues
  • Implementation of technical changes
  • Production and maintenance of technical and process documentation

Key skills required:

  • IT administration skills (Windows environments) and a solid aptitude for technical concepts
  • Understanding of Networking concepts including Firewalls & proxies
  • Understating of ITIL concepts
  • Ability to analysis a subject/situation to break down complexity and identify key parts of a problem
  • Ability to establish and maintain strong relationships with colleagues across the business
  • Good interpersonal and team working skills, organisational skills and a flexible approach
  • An inquisitive, questioning mind and will be prepared to challenge the status quo
  • Self-motivated and able to work autonomously

Other desirable skills/knowledge:

  • Understanding and deployment of DLP technologies and principles in a corporate environment
  • Scripting and automation experience (Python and PowerShell)
  • IT administration skills in LINUX environments
  • Experience of working in an AGILE environment
  • Understanding of DB concepts (ORACLE)

What you will get

  • Salary of £24,000 to £33,000 depending on skills, experience and qualifications
  • Generous defined contribution pension scheme
  • Annual performance related bonus and pay review
  • Holiday allowance of 25 days plus bank holidays and the option to buy/sell up to 5 additional days
  • Up to 40% discount for some Aviva products through “My Aviva Extras” plus discounts for Friends and Family. (Some exclusions apply)
  • Excellent range of flexible benefits to include a matching share save scheme

Working at Aviva
At Aviva, we’re people with a purpose. To be with you today, for a better tomorrow!

We bring this to life by ensuring managing risk is at the heart of the way we all work. We love people who do the right thing for our customers, and our colleagues. We want people who speak up, who take responsibility, and who make good decisions.

The way we do this is important too. We’re all about our people – that’s you – so we can be pretty flexible. If you want to work from home some of the time or change your hours so you can pick up your kids or care for someone in your family, we’re very open to that. In fact, we don’t advertise roles as either part or full time, because we know each person has different needs, just as each business area has different needs. So, it’s up to you to discuss working hours during your interview.

We care deeply about being inclusive and that means we encourage applications from people with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We want our employees to bring their whole self to work and that starts with you.

We interview every disabled applicant* that meets the minimum criteria for the job. Once you’ve applied,   please send us a separate email   stating that you have a   disclosed   disability, and we’ll make sure we interview you.

We’d love it if you could   submit your application online. If you require an   alternative method   of applying, please give Ben Parker a call on 07833 239394 or send an email to [email protected]

*As defined in The   Equality Act 2010*. By ‘minimum criteria’   we mean you should provide us with evidence which demonstrates that you generally meet the level of competence required and have the qualifications, skills or experience defined as essential to perform the role.

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