Senior Manager - Information Security
Area and Site: UK-London Technology Centre


Senior Manager - Information Security Europe





The role of the Senior Information Security Manager is to support the global information security governance and risk programs and provide regional information security support for EMEA as a member of the global chief security office. The post-holder is specifically accountable for maintaining the Information Security Management System (ISMS) in conformance with all applicable legal and regulatory standards and is ultimately responsible for operating the ISMS according to ISO27001 (for example, by maintaining ISMS documentation to a quality standard that will ensure the company’s ability to successfully undergo external audit and maintain its security certifications).


Reporting directly to the Director -  Security Policy & Governance, the Senior Information Security Manager will work with stakeholders across the global organisation and will support and substitute for other members of the Global Security team where necessary and appropriate.



  1. Maintain and develop the Global Information Security Management System (ISMS) in accordance with ISO27001

  2. Support all internal & external audits (including those carried out by Sungard AS customers) that rely on the ISMS for evidencing and other requirements

  3. Lead the development and maintenance of EMEA & APAC Information Security policies, standards and supporting processes (working with members of the US Security team where appropriate)

  4. Leads the EMEA supplier information security managent (SISM) program to vet new and existing third party providers by reviewing their security posture and assessing the level of risk they may expose the company to. Will also support the SISM program globally.

  5. Supports the global security risk management program by assisting in developing and maintaining security risk analysis reports that will track security issues, the associated level of risk, and mitigating factors to reduce the risk to an acceptable level to the business.

  6. Supports the global security awareness program and specifically is the lead security representative for EMEA security awareness programs. Responsibilities include speaking at company security awareness forums, developing security awareness campaigns, and answering security questions from employees.

  7. Supports the global security continuous improvement program by assisting in maintaining a corrective action tracking program and participation in remediation efforts to close findings.

  8. Support the global threat and vulnerability management program by participating in ongoing vulnerability management meetings, providing guidance and direction in closing out identified vulnerabilities, tracking remediation efforts, and providing final risk ratings for the business.

  9. Provide responses and other inputs to RFI/RFP processes and customer enquiries where requested by Sungard AS Sales/Pre-sales

  10. Provide support to company security initiatives as required

  11. Work supportively with colleagues, operating in a collegiate manner at all times and in line with the Company’s values.



Educated to A level standard or Equivalent. Essential.

Member of a Security professional body. Desirable.

Technical Competencies (Experience and Knowledge). Essential.

Technical competence in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and MS Project (or similar). Essential.

Knowledge of ISO based Management systems. Essential.

Knowledge of all aspects of security management. Desirable.

Knowledge of security/data protection statutes/legislation and other international standards in security, risk management and associated disciplines; and other industry security standards (PCI-DSS, Government SPF). Desirable.

Knowledge of GDPR. Desirable.

Knowledge of NCSC Cloud Security Principles. Desirable.

Skills and Behavioural Competencies. Essential/.

Good oral and written communication skills. Essential.

Strong attention to detail. Essential.

Teamwork – good team player. Essential.

Flexible in approach and able to apply alternative methods to overcome problems in a dynamic environment. Essential.

Good customer service skills. Essential.

Proven skills in negotiation. Desirable.

Must be able to successfully gain NPPV3 and SC Security Clearance upon appointment. Essential.

Expected to travel to other UK sites as part of this role. Essential.

Candidate must be eligible to work in the UK and complete BS7858 British standard screening prior to joining company

  • Sungard Availability Services offers a high growth environment with excellent compensation and immediate eligibility for our 401(k), health/dental insurance, educational assistance, and more.   Sungard AS is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran
  • Ability to meet the physical demands of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Employment is contingent upon successful completion of the background investigation and pre-employment drug screen.

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