Monitoring & Incident Response (MIR) Manager

Security & Infrastructure London, United Kingdom


Who are we?

We want to help small businesses win. That’s why we’re here.

We connect small business owners to investors – to create jobs, help families and power economies – because we believe that people are made to do more. And we want to help them get the finance they need to thrive, creating thousands of jobs as they drive the economy forward.

So, we created the leading online marketplace for small business loans. Our investors have lent £13.7 billion in 171,000 loans to 122,000 small business owners. In a single year, we unlocked 100,000 jobs and contributed £7.2 billion to the UK economy. There’s never been a better time to join!

Be part of the team that changes everything. Let’s build a place where small businesses can get the funding they need to win and leave a legacy behind, forever.

What will you be doing?

As the manager of the Monitoring and Incident Response team, candidates would be responsible for operating and monitoring critical security systems to uphold a strong security posture. This is a role that will require extensive engagement across technical and business teams in order to drive security best practices. 

  • Oversee the security operations and incident response team.
  • Respond to and manage escalated incidents, identifying the cause and initiating the IR process. 
  • Develop and drive security strategy across InfoSec and wider business.
  • Work hand-in-hand with risk teams to ensure an accurate risk register is maintained.
  • Build strong relationships across Funding Circle, being an advocate of security best practices.
  • Assess and monitor our company security posture to mitigate emerging threats.
  • Support employee-related investigations and provide incident management expertise for non-technical teams.
  • Subject matter expert on security tooling, use cases, capabilities and limitations.
  • Manage the on-call rota for the security operations team and manage any identified incidents. 

Are You?

  • SecOps Professional - In-depth technical knowledge of security operations, incident response life cycle, and threat actor TTPs.
  • Incident Responder - Extensive experience managing major incidents and facilitating lessons learned workshops.
  • Communicator - Strong written and verbal communication skills.  
  • Collaborator - Engage and problem solve with technical and business stakeholders.
  • Leader - Foster a culture of curiosity and growth within the security organisation. 
  • Agile - Able to change tasks and projects on a regular basis and work with a variety of teams.
  • Autonomous - Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and produce a high level of quality in documentation and product.
  • Cloud proficient - Previous experience working with security tooling in cloud environments, notably AWS.

Bonus points for...

  • Fearless will to learn new technologies and take initiative.
  • Experience handling projects from conception to completion while adhering to documentation and change management standards.
  • Engagement with the InfoSec community such as publications, talks, open-source projects, etc.

Did you know?

Research shows that some people are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single criteria. At Funding Circle we are committed to building diverse teams so please apply even if your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with the requirements. You might just be the perfect fit. 

Why join us?

Talk to our recruiters about our workplace, culture and benefits covering. We have designed our offering around;  Health, Wealth, Lifestyle & Development! 

A few highlights are: 

  • Hybrid working environment (2 days a week in office), flexible working options with an amazing office and we will help support your home working set up.
  • Private Medical Insurance and Dental Insurance.
  • Learning and Wellbeing allowances AND other perks such as Gympass, Spill, Just Eat allowance, Electric Car Scheme and more! 
  • Access to Octopus Money Coach, Free Mortgage advisor partnership, Discounts at other retailers through perks at work. 

Want to Build The Incredible? We’d love to hear from you.