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Technical Security Manager

full-time Babylon health London

Who are we?

We are a team on a mission, to put accessible and affordable healthcare in the hands of every person on earth. Our mission is bold and ambitious, and it’s one that’s shared by our team who epitomise our values, to dream big, build fast and be brilliant.

To achieve this, we’ve brought together one of the largest teams of scientists, clinicians, mathematicians and engineers to focus on combining the ever growing computing power of machines, with the best medical expertise of humans, to create a comprehensive, immediate and personalised health service and make it universally available.

babylon was included in WIRED’s 2016 Top 100 Hottest Startups in Europe and CB Insights 2017 Global ‘AI 100’ list. Fortune Magazine included babylon in their 2017 list of ‘50 Companies Leading the AI Revolution’, the only listed company using AI in healthcare delivery.

At babylon our people aren’t just part of a team, they’re part of something bigger. We’re a vibrant community of creative thinkers and doers, forging the way for a new generation of healthcare.

We’re only as good as our people. So finding the best people is everything to us. We serve millions, but we choose our people one at a time…

What do we want?

We are looking for a Technical Security Manager to work with our teams to continue and develop the security of our application and service within a Healthcare environment which involve significant personal and confidential information.

Working with our Operations, Development, Engineering and DevOps teams at babylon, this role would be the central point to ensure application processes and controls continue, and to meet best practices such as OWASP. This includes IOS/Android Apps, the Website, and APIs to review to ensure security. An ability to research and handle wider security questions around specific deployments and environments would be beneficial as well.

The role will also work with DevOps to oversee the security of our servers and network infrastructure as well as the devices that connect to them on the Internal, development and Production environments. It will perform security evaluations of key suppliers as part of our ISO27001 processes, and also respond to security questionnaires from the corporate customers that babylon receive.

This individual will be a leader in their space, and a self-starter who keeps themselves up to date with the latest threats/risks, ensuring babylon is ahead of all actions that should be taken to combat new threats. They will have the ability to push through improvements and justify changes required for security.

Who fits the role?

  • Experienced leader within a similar role in a software company
  • Organized and pro-active, with strong attention to detail.
  • Must be able to identify problems before they happen, dig deep for root causes and implement solutions that prevent future occurrences.
  • A natural team player, who enjoys working multiple developments collaboratively with colleagues and clients alike
  • Able to ask, explain and document clear responses to security questions, evaluations and justifications
  • Flexible and adaptable, with a “can do” approach and hit the ground running
  • Someone who thrives in a dynamic environment and will contribute to the ongoing improvement of the applications
  • Someone who can work practical security into a rapidly growing business without holding back or paralysing it unnecessarily.

What matters most?

A strong, demonstrable experience in security

Understanding of OWASP and other similar ‘best practice’ standards (PTES..etc)

A working understanding of some of the following languages: Python, Ruby, Java, Scala.

Familiarity with Website and Mobile Device App security

Solid network security knowledge and advanced troubleshooting skills

Ability to ‘Think like an Attacker/Hacker’.

Ability to use a wide variety of open source technologies and cloud services (experience of AWS/Cloud services is required)

BS in Information Science/Technology, Computer Science, Engineering or a related field

Relevant Security-related Qualifications

What’s nice to have?

  • Exposure within a regulated sector (Fintech, Insurance)
  • Knowledge of Data Protection Act and the upcoming GDPR changes
  • Healthcare Domain experience
  • Understanding of ISO27001 Security processes.
  • Competitive salary package including share scheme
  • Free healthy breakfast, and snacks
  • On site table tennis and video game competitions
  • Casual dress code
  • Regular social gatherings and an intimate, collaborative environment
  • Free weekly yoga or football sessions
  • Pension scheme
  • Childcare vouchers
published: Jan. 12, 2018

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