General Information

Area: IT

Location: United Kingdom

City: London

Contract Type: Permanent

Work Schedule: Full-time

Date published: 17-Feb-2021

Ref #: 529

Description and Requirements

Why IAG Tech?

Our vision of Technology Excellence - to be industry leaders in the use of technology – means there has never been a more exciting time to be part of IAG Tech.


By joining IAG Tech, you will play an important role in providing IT services to our many operating companies, enabling them to work in the most efficient and effective manner. You will be empowered to challenge the norm, helping to transform the customer journey.


IAG Global Business Services (GBS) is part of International Airlines Group, one of the world’s largest airline groups, with 573 aircraft flying to 268 destinations and carrying around 113 million passengers each year.


IAG GBS provides a plug and play platform of scalable, best in class procurement, finance and IT business services to IAG’s operating companies, which include Aer Lingus, Avios, British Airways, IAG, IAG Cargo, Iberia, Iberia Express, LEVEL and Vueling. 


The company is headquartered in Krakow, and has operations in London, Madrid, Dublin and Chennai.

You will make an impact in this role by:

  • Acting as a conduit between IAG Tech Cyber Security and the business, providing cyber consultancy support on internal capability, processes and tooling.
  • Providing subject matter expertise on applications security and secure development/test practices, thus improving the security of code being developed.
  • Setting in place standards and good practices and the means to measure progress and security capability with a view to moving away from point in time assurance assessments to continuous monitoring of pipelines. 
  • Assessing security capability (people, processes and technology) in key development pipelines across the group and advise on improvement roadmaps.
  • Agreeing improvement plans, build capability and help coach development teams, working with process owners to change and improve processes, set standards and put in place metrics.
  • Supporting security knowledge and skills growth across the group by helping build the emerging cybersecurity “tech guild” and encourage engagement with relevant external groups and chapters e.g. OWASP
  • Challenging cyber understanding through engagement events, competitions and similar that enhance cyber awareness and skills and engage developer communities with the subject

To achieve in this role, you are likely to:

  • A proven track record of providing successful consultancy support in the field of cyber digital security, and of enabling and facilitating a culture of continual improvement
  • Strong understanding of security in the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
  • Strong technical security skills related to Appsec / DevSecOps
  • The ability to communicate risk in a business focused manner and influence/convince stakeholders of the importance of security
  • A pragmatic and risk-based approach to security – you will understand that security has to enable business goals
  • Experience with/knowledge of technologies related to our legacy platforms beneficial e.g. java, servlets, HTTP, weblogic, Apache
  • Demonstrable experience of securing development/test/deployment processes
  • Strong knowledge of modern web applications and knowledge of the toolings a large platform implements (tag management, micro services, edge caching etc)
  • Experience of continually testing and monitoring live web applications
  • An approach which encourages and empowers developers to proactively manage security issues

What we offer is the chance to enjoy a challenging career in an exciting, fast-moving environment in a dynamic industry. 

IAG GBS offers the opportunity to work in a multicultural environment with great offices in many locations.

We aim to provide all our people with a work life balance, and you will enjoy many benefits offered by a global organisation, including health insurance, pension and performance bonuses. 

An employment contract with IAG GBS

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.