Information Security Response Analyst

Job Locations CZ-Brno
# of Openings
Risk and Compliance
Position Type
Permanent Full-Time

Role Description

This position is part of global Information Security team, who are responsibility for managing Information Security to ensure it’s an integral part of FNZ’s business delivery. This role is part of a new global team tasked with monitoring and responding to cyber-attack and other network/security and systems incidents. A wide knowledge of IT and Security techniques and practice is required and as well as an analytical approach to working.


The global team based in both Wellington and Brno will provide “follow the sun” monitoring and escalation. Each centre will operate on shifts and weekend work to provide the required 24x7 monitoring.


The role reports to the Team Leader of the security response and incident management team and you will be require to assist the Team leader to monitoring systems and detecting and responding to incidents.


Team responsibilities:

  • monitor and respond to security incidents and events.
  • manage the information security risk framework to ensure risks are being adequately controlled, perform risk assessments and develop new controls to manage risks.
  • ensure Information Security controls do not adversely impact defined uptime SLA targets, objectives and measures for systems.
  • ensure security controls are managed to ensure all network and systems are regularly reviewed for new security risks and threats.
  • ensure that platforms are internally security tested to provide a good level of security assurance.
  • develop security controls to ensure adequate measure are implemented within the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC).
  • ensure FNZ policies relating to BCP and DR are regularly updated and tested.
  • ensure the management of information security risks is an integral part of the design and implementation of new projects.
  • prepare and carry out information security training.

 Specific role responsibilities:

  • configure real-time monitoring tools monitor and detect unusual system events.
  • escalate incidents to appropriate teams and management.
  • ensure all systems (firewalls, remote access, windows events, network events, application and proxy logs) provide log information into the SIEM.
  • research new threats and vulnerabilities and provide advisory information on critical patches.
  • perform vulnerability assessments and report outcomes for their resolution or mitigation.

Performance assessment:

  • ensure that incidents are effectively monitored, reported and action taken to resolve the incident.
  • minimise the impact of any incident to systems, platforms and the business.

Experience Required

  • Computer Studies Graduate, with experience in networking, security or operating systems.
  • Self motivated with a keen interesting in security, networking or incident management.
  • Good problem solving capabilities and analytic approach to working.
  • Independent, ability to self manage and able to take initiative.
  • Good written communication skills.
  • Recognised security or network qualification or equivalent experience would be an advantage.

About FNZ

FNZ is a global financial technology and asset servicing provider which powers the wealth management, administration and custodian platforms for some of the world's leading financial institutions. These customers include life insurers, retail and private banks, asset and wealth managers and financial adviser groups based across the UK, Europe, Asia, Australia and New Zealand.


We believe that enhancing client engagement, lowering costs, delivering a seamless service and enabling personal solutions are key to helping people achieve their financial goals. We partner with major financial institutions to enable them to provide wealth management services to their clients across direct, intermediated and workplace channels that reflect these principles.


We develop long-term partnerships with our customers to enable them to get to market quickly with a market-leading digital proposition, transform their customer service offering and grow assets under management across multiple distribution channels.


Our customers include AMP, ANZ, Aviva, AXA Wealth, Bank of New Zealand, Fideuram Vita, HSBC, Mercer, National Australia Bank, HSBC, Santander, Santander Asset Management, Standard Life, UBS and Zurich.  In all we partner with 42 institutional customers worldwide. 


FNZ employs over 1,000 people with offices in Edinburgh, London, Bristol, Brno (Czech Republic), Shanghai, Hong Kong, Singapore, Sydney, Melbourne and Wellington.


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