Information Security Officer


Job Description

Equifax is where you can power your possible. If you want to achieve your true potential, chart new paths, develop new skills, collaborate with bright minds, and make a meaningful impact, we want to hear from you.

What you’ll do

  • Develop and maintain in depth understanding of Business Unit / COE processes, systems, technologies, data, customers, consumers, partners

  • Act as the primary local security contact / advisor for the SVP/General Manager and their IT, Architecture, Operations, HR, Finance, Legal and other local personnel•Partner with local Compliance, HR, Legal, IT resources to achieve effective working relationships that can further the effectiveness of the Security program•Implement the Information Security Management System across the assigned Business Unit and/or COE as well as BU-specific security initiatives

  • Communicate, oversee and carryout technical implementations of security solutions required to meet business objectives

  • Proactively identify non-conformities and areas of potential improvement and facilitate development of pragmatic solutions to address issues, utilizing the security assessments and observations processes

  • Engage with clients and customers as needed to assist the business to achieve its objectives with pre and post sales activities (e.g. explain our security program, support external audits, support bids/RFP process, assist in customer communication of security incident, etc.)

  • Participate in BU related conferences, client facing engagement, industry forums to represent the Security program

  • Provide regular and timely reporting on the status of information security across the BU / COE

  • Provide escalation path for security issues, incidents and inquiries

  • Work with Incident Response and Crisis Management teams to effectively incidents to acceptable resolution; assist with investigations as needed

  • Advise Security Leadership in decision making for and affecting the assigned BU/COE

What experience you need

  • Have implemented security programmes that achieved ISO27001

  • Strong technical skills relating to security operations, including experience of working within or leading security operations centres

  • Strong stakeholder management internally and externally, with excellent interpersonal, communication skills and ability to build rapport quickly

  • Identifies and solves a range of problems in complex situations

  • Leads decisions within guidelines and policies

  • Identifies, analyses, monitors and minimizes areas of risk to the organization including information, physical and corporate security policies and procedures

  • Have led the facilitation of internal and external audits

What could set you apart

  • Experience of cloud migration

  • Implementing security programmes that achieved PCI-DSS compliance

  • Experience of serving government clients

We offer a wide range of company supported benefits including contributory pension, life cover, income protection, Bupa healthcare, enhanced maternity and sick pay, 26 days holiday and a day off for your birthday, with the ability to buy and sell and free credit checks. We also offer flexible benefits ranging from cycle to work, discounted travel options, gym membership, dining and leisure discounts, financial & savings plans, mobile discounts plus much more!

We also support personal development and have a range of learning options including our global online learning platform and allow you to bring your whole self to work supported by our Inclusion and Diversity, Wellbeing and Employee Engagement forums. 

Are you ready to power your possible?  Apply today, and get started on a path toward an exciting new career at Equifax, where you can make a difference!


Equifax is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

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Function – Security Governance and Compliance


Full time

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