Head of Cyber Security

Head of Cyber Security

Head of Cyber Security

Why is this role the next step for you?

The Head of Cyber Security role is a leadership position within the Enterprise Security function focused on ensuring that all aspects of IT Security and Cyber Security within Worldpay support the vision of being a market leader in the field.

Being successful in this role requires taking a forward view of the security and payments landscapes, identifying and driving implementation of key strategic initiatives.

How will you add value on a day-to-day basis?

Our Head of Cyber is responsible for IT and Cyber Security across Worldpay, including accountability for the design, development, implementation, operation and management of technology related security domains in Worldpay. You will contribute to the overall security strategy to address key business risks and counter emerging cyber threats.

This role heads up the Cyber Security function, which consists of Threat & Vulnerability Management, Security Operations, Cyber Defence, Security Incident Response, Forensics, Security Consulting and Security Innovation. You will also support the other functions within Enterprise Security, which covers Policy, Compliance, Assurance, Physical Security, Business Continuity and Technology Risk Management.

What will make you the ideal candidate?

We want you to have extensive experience in a Cyber Security leadership role and deep knowledge of the payments industry or financial technology domain. You’ll demonstrate the ability to manage large globally dispersed security teams of various disciplines, the ability to present information to exec teams and influence at senior level.

You’ll have deep technical knowledge and experience in SSDLC, especially in regards to security design, build, assure and operation as part of end to end delivery. You’ll hold current industry security related certifications, have deep knowledge of the security landscape and how it is evolving and a full understanding of data centric security and defence in depth concepts. You’ll have strong experience delivering new ideas and solutions and how to stay up to date as a market leader in the field. 

How is Worldpay changing the world?

We are leaders in modern money. Each and every time you use your debit card or credit card to pay for something, whether online or face-to-face, there’s a good chance it happened because of us. On an annual basis our innovations, systems and technology enable billions of money transactions globally. Working with customers large and small, we help them to take your payments quickly, safely and reliably, allowing them to grow their businesses and making your life more convenient in the process. As a leader in global fintech and the largest London IPO since 2011, this is a great time to join us in building for the next phase of the Worldpay journey.



Job Number



London / England

Business Area

Tech and Engineering

Employment Type

Permanent- Full-time


July 14, 2017