Senior Cyber Security Analyst

pension & bonus
28 Sep 2021
28 Oct 2021
Full Time
Contract Type
Want to do the best work of your life? With 24 million customers in 6 countries, make your mark at Europe's leading media and entertainment brand. A workplace where you can proudly be yourself; our people make Sky a truly exciting and inclusive place to work.

This role is an exciting opportunity to join us and work within Sky's Technology Strategic Services as a Senior Cyber Security Compliance Analyst.

The Group Cyber Security function, encompassing the Governance Risk & Compliance function within Sky's Technology Strategic Services, is responsible for ensuring that Sky has the right strategy in place for I.S. Security; one that ensures Sky is addressing its key cyber risks and maintaining a robust cyber resilience posture.

The Cyber Security Compliance team is a specialist team that supports all aspects of compliance across Group Technology, from interpretation of external regulations all the way through to guiding departments across Sky to successful audit or assessment outcomes. Working across all territories including Sky Germany, Italy, and the UK, the Cyber Security Compliance team provides strategic and operational input into all aspects of technology compliance.

What you'll do:

- Identifying, developing, and managing effective compliance processes, compliance assessment/gap analysis and supporting of project planning

- Working in a SME capacity with various stakeholders to interpret the impact of new or evolving regulations as well as ensuring the compliance implications of any large pieces of work are considered

- Working with control owners to ensure understanding and adherence to new or established control frameworks

- Inputting into the Group cyber security policies, standards, and guidelines, reviewing and risk assessing Policy Exceptions

- Managing Cyber Security audit and assurance findings, ensuring GDPR / Data Protection controls are in place, and;

- Creating and maintaining control and compliance metrics and dashboards across the Sky Group.

- Keeping up to date with relevant changes in the industry and communicating these to business stakeholders when necessary

- You will also be required to liaise between the GRC department and other Sky departments or external third parties

This is an exciting time for the team, with cyber security and protection of information and content a key focus at Board level.

What you'll bring:

- This role requires an experienced Senior Cyber Security Compliance Analyst with considerable experience in supporting compliance within the information security field and familiarity with frameworks such as NIST, SOx (and financial reporting), GDPR, and PCI. The successful candidate will understand the potential consequences and significance, to Sky and its customers, for non-compliance to defined internal polices and externally mandated regulation.

- They will be a process-driven, self-motivated and well organised individual with excellent analytical and problem-solving skills and initiative. They will be someone who thrives in an environment of change and is happy to challenge the status quo, when appropriate. They will be comfortable with continuous improvement; working to agreed objectives, targets and timescales.

- The ideal candidate will have strong communication skills, both written, including PowerPoint, and verbal, with the ability to articulate and author reports, presentations, make recommendations to senior stakeholders and prepare similar written communications.

- Experience with an enterprise GRC tool would be advantageous.

Strategy & Security: We play an important role in creating a cohesive tech strategy across all of our teams - uniting our tech teams to work towards clear and common goals. Behind the scenes, we're protecting our business and our customers from cyber threats. Join a team that's kickstarting and leading mission-critical work across Sky.

The rewards:

There's a reason people can't stop talking about #LifeAtSky. Our great range of rewards really are something special, here are just a few:

- Sky Q, for the TV you love all in one place

- A generous pension package

- Private healthcare

- Discounted mobile and broadband

- Access a wide range of exclusive Sky VIP rewards and experience

Where you'll work:


Our Osterley Campus is a 10-minute walk from Syon Lane train station. Or you can hop on one of our free shuttle buses that run to and from Osterley, Gunnersbury, Ealing Broadway and South Ealing tube stations. There's also plenty of bike shelters and showers.

On campus, you'll find 13 subsidised restaurants, cafes, and a Waitrose. You can keep in shape at our subsidised gym, catch the latest shows and movies at our cinema, get your car washed and even get pampered at our beauty salon.


Recognised as an 'Inclusive Top 50 Employer' and a 'Times Top 50 Employer for Women', we're working hard to ensure we're a truly inclusive place to work. This means we don't just look at your CV. We're more focused on who you are and the potential you'll bring to Sky. We also know that everyone has a life outside work, so we're happy to discuss flexible working.

And we'll do everything we can to support you during your application. If you need us to make any adjustments to our recruitment process, speak to our recruitment team who will be happy to support you.

Why wait?

Apply now to build an amazing career and be part of a brilliant team. We can't wait to hear from you.

To find out more about working with us, search #LifeAtSky on social media. A job you love to talk about.

Just so you know: if your application is successful, we'll ask you to complete a criminal record check. And depending on the role you have applied for and the nature of any convictions you may have, we might have to withdraw the offer.

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