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REQ ID: 56932
JOB TITLE: Security Analyst
SALARY: Competitive
POSTING END DATE: 30/06/2022
LOCATION: Manchester  

An ever-evolving heritage. A truly exciting future. Two of the world’s most iconic brands. Jaguar Land Rover is revered across the globe. Continually pushing the boundaries of innovation and redefining the benchmark for excellence, we set the standards others want to follow. We want to keep it that way too. Which is where you join the journey.



We are Jaguar Land Rover, and we’re in Manchester. We believe that all of our customers deserve a great connected digital experience and you have a chance to be a part of realising that vision. The teams here at the Digital Delivery Centre (DDC) are on a journey to transform the digital future of Jaguar Land Rover; designing and building innovative systems and products for one of the world’s leading luxury automotive brands in new and exciting ways.


Whether it’s a platform to remotely update cars via Software Over the Air (SOTA) as seen in the brand new Defender, or systems to make the design and engineering of our vehicles more efficient, we work with all parts of the business on some interesting and complex challenges. Don’t just build another website - see the impact of your work as it makes a real difference to our luxury vehicles across the globe and to the customers who love them.


We are looking for someone who will work closely with stakeholders to define and evolve multiple security practices. You will be a valued member of our Digital Delivery Centre team, contributing to the strategic direction of the technology and solutions delivered. You’ll be working closely with other engineers and leaders with opportunities to learn and enhance your career, as well as inspiring and influencing the wider organisation as we transform how Jaguar Land Rover builds and operates digital vehicles.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Work with product development teams to ensure their products are free from security vulnerabilities throughout their lifecycle
  • Drive initiatives to automate security processes and reduce toil on development teams
  • Review all Application Security (AppSec) tools and ensure their suitability; identifying alternative tooling where required
  • Work with product teams to build security configurations that are personalised to their environments
  • Build out monitoring and dash-boarding for application security observability
  • Be a strong advocate for DevSecOps practices across the team
  • Support product development teams in their preparation for and during formal pen tests
  • Management of the security risk register
  • Implementation and overseeing of incidents and vulnerabilities management processes.
  • Management of security incidents and vulnerabilities to ensure the numbers are reduced over time and kept under accepted threshold.





  • Experience of automated and manual AppSec testing practices and principles
  • Good knowledge of common application and infrastructure security vulnerabilities and mitigations
  • Experience in configuring and operating security vulnerability tooling covering areas such as static and dynamic application security tools, dependency checking, image/container scanning, secrets detection and fuzzing.
  • Experience with source code management and version control (Git/GitHub/GitLab)
  • Experience with modern CI/CD tools and techniques
  • An understanding of the deployment and operation of security in cloud environments
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Collaborative skills - being open to pair programming and working closely with engineers in cross functional teams
  • Good automation experience, including experience with unit testing and automated testing tools
  • Basic understanding of networking concepts, technologies, and protocols (TCP/IP, IPSec, HTTP, FTP, DHCP, and DNS)



  • Previous involvement in all stages of the software delivery lifecycle
  • Some experience of at least one major cloud provider (GCP, AWS, Azure) and ideally Kubernetes experience


Personal Profile

  • An individual with understanding and a passion for modern high-quality software engineering and DevSecOps practices
  • An individual with a customer first mind-set who is easy to do business with and makes people feel special, driven to deliver experiences that are personalised, transparent and dependable.
  • An individual who is results driven, demonstrates, tenacity, drive and perseverance, with the ability to deliver in a complex, highly demanding environment.
  • An individual who is resilient, energetic and enthusiastic, able to deliver results under pressure, whilst responding constructively to new ideas and inputs
  • An individual who is able to challenge existing thinking in a positive way whilst building credibility and trust through experience and personal style
  • An effective team player, actively supports and collaborates with other team members
  • An ability to work creatively and methodically in a problem-solving environment.
  • Able to take a wider systems perspective when looking at technology and risks
  • Willingness to question existing processes, goals and development practices.



Bring all this to the home of premium innovation, and you’ll find the opportunities to further your career with a world-class team, a discounted car purchase and lease scheme for you and your family, membership of a competitive pension plan, private medical cover and performance related bonus scheme. As a manager, you’ll also be able to select one of our luxury premium vehicles to lease at a fraction of the cost. All this and more makes Jaguar Land Rover the perfect place to continue your journey.

Please be aware that we may close this vacancy for applications before the stated deadline if we receive a high volume of interest. We strongly advise you to submit your application as early as possible.

Jaguar Land Rover is committed to equal opportunity for all.





At Jaguar Land Rover, we are passionate about our people. They are at the heart of our business. We are committed to fostering a diverse, inclusive culture that is representative of our global customers and the society in which we live; a culture in which every one of our employees can bring their authentic self to work, and reach their full potential.

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We look after our employees by offering a host of benefits and investing in their talent through award-winning training.


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