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Security Risk & Vulnerability Analyst

Job reference 84653


  • Job Title :
    Security Risk & Vulnerability Analyst
  • Location:
    Asda House - Leeds
  • Employment Type:
  • Contract Type:
  • Hours per Week:
  • Salary:
    Competitive salary plus benefits
  • Category:
  • Closing Date:
    9 October 2023
  • Line Manager
    Colleen Benger
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“Everything about Asda” 

We are a values-led organisation. As such we, encourage everyone to be open and honest. We work creatively and collaboratively, valuing everyone's input. 

Our collaborative culture, the size of our business and our belief in the empowerment of the individual means opportunities at Asda are abundant. 

We conduct £300m worth of transactions every week. Our website handles over 2 million transactions a month. We have more than 145,000 dedicated Asda colleagues ensuring that our customers are at the heart of everything we do.  

“Everything you'll love ”  

  • Hybrid and flexible working – everyone is looking for that work/life balance and Asda have it on point. Flexible working meaning you work where it works to meet both your needs and the business needs 
  • Discretionary bonus – Rewarding you for your hard work and efforts 
  • Company Pension Scheme matched to a limit  – Looking forward to the future 
  • Minimum 24 days annual leave per year plus 8 bank holidays – Making sure you take time for your self and switch off 
  • 4 weekly pay – which means you get an extra payday a year 
  • Digital GP and Wellbeing sessions – Asda genuinely cares so we create a culture where our people can perform at their best, the physical health and mental wellbeing of all our people is very important to us 
  • Discount off your shopping at Asda and George - with extra discounts running throughout the year – really makes a difference, saving the colleagues an average of £700 a year 
  • Career development and apprenticeship and graduate schemes - we want our colleagues to excel and grow with our business. (Link to grad scheme on Asda page)  
  • Free city centre parking – you can also use it outside working hours 

Plus much more! 


“That's more like it” 

“Find your role”  

 We have an exciting opportunity to join Asda Cybersecurity team in an environment where change is rapid and constant, with a high volume of work and challenge.  

In this role you will support on the management of identified risks that come out of our risk analysis reviews on proposed systems and solutions. In addition, you will be responsible for supporting the timely remediation of vulnerabilities identified by security scanning and testing.  At times, there will be an expectation to support the wider team with a variety of tasks, to aid development and support the ongoing success of our function.

This role requires a results orientated individual who can drive performance and hold others to account. This can also be quite reactive and requires someone to be able to respond quickly and drive remediation. 

Whilst there is not a requirement for the successful individual to be a security expert, we are looking for a candidate who has an interest in this area, is an independent thinker with a passion for learning and self-development.  This Role reports into Risk Vulnerability & Compliance Manager.

Let's find out about you”  


  • Work with the Risk Analysts and Security SMEs for the handover and management of risks and vulnerabilities
  • Support and understand, articulate and drive remediation plans with the business & technical teams 
  • Providing regular updates on risk & vulnerabilities
  • Translating technical speak into business-friendly language and attending regular business area meetings to raise awareness of their open risks & vulnerabilities.
  • Creating and populating reports in line with Risk and Vulnerabilities within our remit, ensuring precise measures and true reflection of stats.

What you'll need 

  • A basic understanding of security technology and how it reduces or eliminates risk in an enterprise. 
  • Knowledge of, and an interest in, security risk analysis for technical solutions, combined with an ability articulate them clearly both verbally and in written form.
  • A customer focussed attitude with excellent communication and networking  (people)  skills. 
  • A passion for problem solving.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • A relish for challenging conversations with the ability to conduct them with calm authority but tenacious fervour. 
  • Track record of working cross functional resource along with excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Good understanding when to escalate and flag issues to line manager.
  • Taking ownership of a situation and driving to remediation.  
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Excel. 
  • Excellent attention to detail and strong organisational skills.
  • Experience with Service Now and One Trust would be beneficial but not essential.

Find your everything at Asda” - bringing brighter living within everyone's reach. 

We are passionate about creating a diverse and inclusive workforce, representative of the communities we serve, and are creating ways to inspire diverse talent to join Asda. 


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Asda House, Great Wilson Street, Leeds, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom, LS11 5AD
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